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Albany, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Albany had a population of 1,972 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Albany is located at latitude 36.6905 and longitude -85.1355 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albany (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Albany (GNIS ID: 2403071) 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.

Kentucky 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 Clinton 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, 2016.

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Albany, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,972
Population in Households 1,906
Population in Familes 1,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 867
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 525
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,075 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 484 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $86,538
Average Home Value $90,155


Median Household Income $22,605
Average Household Income $37,062
Per Capita Income $16,705
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.28%
Households -0.67% -0.29%
Families 0.88% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Albany, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albany to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 167 69th
Population Density1 # 280 48th
Diversity Index2 # 159 70th
Median Household Income # 520 4th
Per Capita Income # 476 12th

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