Albany, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Albany, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Albany had a population of 1,934 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Albany is located at latitude 36.6909 and longitude -85.1347 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.

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Albany, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,934
Population in Households 1,868
Population in Familes 1,440
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 850
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $23,383
Average Household Income $40,967
Per Capita Income $18,404


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 475 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 400 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 205 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $90,909
Average Home Value $100,473


Total Households 875
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 513
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.72% -0.24%
Households -0.72% -0.23%
Families 0.38% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.2%

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, 2018 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 # 169 69th
Population Density # 284 48th
Diversity Index # 172 69th
Median Household Income # 522 4th
Per Capita Income # 453 16th

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