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Albany, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Albany had a population of 53,100 as of July 1, 2017. Albany ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Albany is located at latitude 44.6269 and longitude -123.0967 in Linn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albany (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Linn County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 213 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Albany are located in Linn County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Benton County.

The City of Albany (GNIS ID: 2409675) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Albany is located within Albany Division of Linn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albany population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Albany, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,100
Daytime Population: Workers 24,859
Daytime Population: Residents 29,128
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53,987
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 52,302
Population in Familes 40,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 798
Population Density2 3,028
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $53,468
Average Household Income $65,519
Per Capita Income $25,791


Total Housing Units 21,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,851 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,734 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,251 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $189,920
Average Home Value $217,232


Total Households 20,585
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 13,368
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.79% 0.79%
Households 0.6% 0.72%
Families 0.5% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Albany, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albany to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 97th
Population Density # 74 81st
Diversity Index # 103 73rd
Median Household Income # 136 64th
Per Capita Income # 168 56th

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