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Albany, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Albany had a population of 1,970 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,970
Daytime Population: Workers 1,795
Daytime Population: Residents 1,296
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,091
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.57
Population in Households 1,905
Population in Familes 1,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 866
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $23,819
Average Household Income $39,091
Per Capita Income $17,580


Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 401 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $88,500
Average Home Value $94,172


Total Households 891
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 525
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 -0.56% -0.29%
Households -0.57% -0.27%
Families 0.76% -0.42%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

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, 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 # 166 69th
Population Density # 279 49th
Diversity Index # 173 68th
Median Household Income # 521 4th
Per Capita Income # 459 15th

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