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0.17% decline
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Median Household Income
8.26% growth
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Number of Employees
0.92% growth
Median Property Value
5.83% growth

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The economy of Albany County, NY employs 160,716 people. The economy of Albany County, NY is specialized in Public Admin.; Educational Services; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 2.65; 1.37; and 1.2 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Albany County, NY are Healthcare & Social Assistance (26,556), Educational Services (20,159), and Public Admin. (19,209), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($80,208), Utilities ($68,447), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($56,516).

Median household income in Albany County, NY is $61,754. Males in Albany County, NY have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,445. The income inequality of Albany County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Albany County, NY. In Albany County, NY the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 101 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,271. Bronx County, NY has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New York.


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Albany County, NY is home to a population of 308,846 people, from which 94.8% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Albany County, NY is composed of 222,791 White residents (72.1%), 35,992 Black residents (11.7%), 20,938 Asian residents (6.78%), 18,015 Hispanic residents (5.83%), and 10,117 Two+ residents (3.28%). The most common foreign languages in Albany County, NY are Spanish (9,091 speakers), Chinese (3,574 speakers), and Other Asian (2,402 speakers), but compared to other places, Albany County, NY has a relative high number of Urdu (1,600 speakers), Other Indo-European (1,206 speakers), and Italian (1,703 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Albany County, NY awarded 14,423 degrees. The student population of Albany County, NY is skewed towards females, with 6,213 male students and 8,210 female students. Most students in Albany County, NY are White (9,250 and 64.1%), followed by Black or African American (1,830 and 12.7%), Hispanic or Latino (1,134 and 7.86%), and Asian (619 and 4.29%). The largest universities in Albany County, NY by number of graduates are Excelsior College (4,903 and 34%), SUNY at Albany (4,731 and 32.8%), and The College of Saint Rose (1,551 and 10.8%). The most popular majors in Albany County, NY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,354 and 9.4%), General Psychology (538 and 3.73%), and Registered Nursing (470 and 3.26%). The median tuition costs in Albany County, NY are $29,656 for private four year colleges, and $6,470 and $21,550 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Albany County, NY is $221,500, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $209,300 to $221,500, a 5.83% increase. The homeownership rate of Albany County, NY is 54.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Albany County, NY have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Albany County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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