Albany Albany County, New York

Albany: 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. Its population at the 2010 census was 97,856. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 96,460 inhabitants.

The city was created 335 years ago in 1685.


Albany is located at 42°39'9"N 73°45'22"W (42.6525800, -73.7562300).

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Albany forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Albany Quick Facts

Population : 96,460 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Albany County
Twitter username : AlbanyCityHall
Postal code : 12214, 12201–12212, 12220, 12222–12232
Phone Area Codes : 518
Official name : Albany
Altitude : 377 feet / 115 meters
Capital city : Albany is capital of Albany County, New York
Establishment : January 01, 1686 (335 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone, UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 05:26:13 (2nd August 2021)
Population growth : -1.45% (2010-2019)
Weather : 77℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

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

Year Population % Change Method
2010 97,856 - census
2011 97,956 0.1% estimation process
2012 98,409 0.46% estimation process
2013 98,488 0.08% estimation process
2014 98,366 -0.12% estimation process
2015 98,232 -0.14% estimation process
2016 97,941 -0.3% estimation process
2017 97,735 -0.21% estimation process
2018 97,011 -0.75% estimation process
2019 96,460 -0.57% estimation process

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

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People born in Albany (200)

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


College & universities near Albany

Code Name City ZIP
448974 Branford Hall Career Institute-Albany Campus Albany (NY) 12210
188526 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Albany (NY) 12208-3492
188535 Albany Law School Albany (NY) 12208
188580 Albany Medical College Albany (NY) 12208-3479
407434 Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology Albany (NY) 12206

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Albany

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

Other places with the same name (16)

Other cities in Albany County

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

City Name Population Title
West Albany 93,794 City in New York, United States of America
Guilderland 35,723 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Latham 20,736
Cohoes 16,687 City in New York, USA
Tarrytown 11,370 Village in town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York, United States
Roessleville 10,753
Watervliet 9,900 City in New York, USA
New Scotland 8,641 Town in New York
Delmar 8,195 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Colonie 7,618 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Westmere 7,284 Human settlement in New York, United States of America
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

Distance to Other Cities

Albany distances to largest New York cities

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