Albany , Albany County, New York

Capital of New York, United States and seat of Albany County

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Albany is a city located in the county of Albany in the U.S. state of New York. In the 2010 census it had a population of 97,856 inhabitants and a population density of 1,722 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 96,460 inhabitants.

The city was created 335 years ago in 1685.

The city has a total area of 21.94 square miles (56.81 km2).

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Albany, NY Quick Facts

Population : 96,460 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York
County : Albany County
Twitter username : AlbanyCityHall
Postal code : 12214
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 56.81 km2
Official name : Albany
Altitude : 377 feet / 115 meters
Capital city : Albany is capital of Albany County
Establishment : January 01, 1686 (335 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:09:58 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 12202
Density : 1,698 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.45% (2010-2019)
Weather : 62℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

  • Kathy Sheehan , 2014-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Gerald Jennings , 31 December, 2013 1994-01-01T00:00:00Z

Year Population Method
2010 97,856 census
2011 97,956 estimation process
2012 98,409 estimation process
2013 98,488 estimation process
2014 98,366 estimation process
2015 98,232 estimation process
2016 97,941 estimation process
2017 97,735 estimation process
2018 97,011 estimation process
2019 96,460 estimation process

According to census records, the population of Albany decreased by 1.45% in 9 years.

Albany, NY zip code is 12202. County name: Albany, County fips: 36001

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People born in Albany, NY (200)

Many people were born here, including politician Henry B. Metcalfe, economist Paul Krugman, professional wrestler Bobby Fish, you can see a list of people who born in Albany, NY.

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Albany, NY

Code Name Address Type
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
HUD Hudson 69 South Front St. RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
AMS Amsterdam station Railroad St. & West Main Ave. RAIL
FED Fort Edward station 70 East St. RAIL
RHI Rhinecliff–Kingston station Hutton and Charles Sts. RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL

Other cities in Albany County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Albany County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Guilderland 35,723 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Cohoes 16,687 City in New York, USA
Tarrytown 11,370 Village in town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York, United States
Watervliet 9,900 City in New York, USA
New Scotland 8,641 Town in New York
Colonie 7,618 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Coeymans 7,262 Town in New York, USA
Menands 3,864 Village in Albany County, New York, United States
Westerlo 3,276 Town in New York state, United States
Ravena 3,173 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Voorheesville 2,771 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Berne 2,764 Town in Albany County, New York, US
Knox 2,667 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Green Island 2,622 Volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean part of the Republic of China
Rensselaerville 1,811 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Altamont 1,669 Village in New York, United States

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Albany, NY distances to biggest New York cities

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