Albany, NY

Census Place

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Population
97,889
0.618% 1-year decline
US Senator
Chuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
Kirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
Median Property Value
$173,300
0.814% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
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About

N/A N/A% of the people in Albany, NY speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Albany, NY are Excelsior College (5,137 degrees awarded in 2017), SUNY at Albany (4,895 degrees), and The College of Saint Rose (1,772 degrees).

The median property value in Albany, NY is $173,300, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Albany, NY commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Albany, NY is N/A per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New York, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in New York (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New York across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New York went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 59.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.2%), followed by Other (6.4%). The most partisan county was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Albany, NY is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New York
59.4% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New York
  1. 88.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 86.6% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 79.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New York was Bronx County, NY with 88.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New York colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New York

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Chuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Kirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New York over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Albany, NY have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Albany, NY is home to a population of 97.9k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Albany, NY residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Albany, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Albany, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Albany, NY are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,406 ± 17,230 people
  2. China
    402,542 ± 15,418 people
  3. Jamaica
    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

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Military

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Economy

Median household income in Albany, NY is N/A. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Albany, NY was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Albany, NY employs N/A people. The largest industries in Albany, NY are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804
Average Male Salary in New York
± $1,164
$59,246
Average Female Salary in New York
± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in New York
  1. White
    $65,105 ± $849
  2. Asian
    $62,456 ± $2,350
  3. Two or More Races
    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in New York.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in New York by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Albany, NY is from New York.
0.499
2017 Wage GINI in New York
0.497
2016 Wage GINI in New York

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New York across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Albany, NY was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Albany, NY (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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The most common employment sectors for those who live in Albany, NY, are N/A. This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Albany, NY, though some of these residents may live in Albany, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $67.6B
  2. $47.2B
  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New York products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B
2015 Value in New York
$854B
Projected 2045 Value in New York
49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New York trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New York to other states, or from other states to New York.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.6B
  2. $29.6B
  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New York shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Albany, NY awarded 13,081 degrees. The student population of Albany, NY is skewed towards women, with 27,909 male students and 32,142 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Albany, NY are White (7,936 and 63.6%), followed by Black or African American (1,708 and 13.7%), Hispanic or Latino (1,172 and 9.4%), and Asian (705 and 5.65%).

The largest universities in Albany, NY by number of degrees awarded are Excelsior College (5,137 and 39.3%), SUNY at Albany (4,895 and 37.4%), and The College of Saint Rose (1,772 and 13.5%).

The most popular majors in Albany, NY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,815 and 13.9%), Registered Nursing (1,212 and 9.27%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,126 and 8.61%).

The median tuition costs in Albany, NY are $30,546 for private four year colleges, and $6,670 and $21,550 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 454 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 1,549 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 548 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Albany, NY was General Psychology with 454 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Albany, NY according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,137 degrees awarded
  2. 4,895 degrees awarded
  3. 1,772 degrees awarded
$6,670
Median In-State Public
$30,546
Median Private

In 2017, the Albany, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Excelsior College with 5,137 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

5,888
Degrees Awarded to Men
7,193
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 5,888 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Albany, NY, which is 0.819 times less than the 7,193 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Albany, NY by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,936 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    1,708 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,172 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Albany, NY were to White students. These 7,936 degrees mean that there were 4.65 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,708 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$173,300
2018 Median
± $3,850
$171,900
2017 Median
± $3,580

The following charts display, first, the property values in Albany, NY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Albany, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Albany, NY distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Albany, NY compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Albany, NY have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Albany, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Albany, NY was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Albany, NY has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New York was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Albany County, NY see 949 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.24% decrease from the previous year (991 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1119 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 317 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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949 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Albany County, NY

Primary care physicians in Albany County, NY see an average of 949 patients per year. This represents a 4.24% decrease from the previous year (991 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Albany County, NY in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New York
$5,338
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,803
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,179
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Albany, NY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 12.2% prevalence
  2. 12.2% prevalence
  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New York by county over multiple years.

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