Albany, Indiana

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Albany, Indiana

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High Points

Albany strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Albany Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Albany, Indiana

Comparing Albany to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 8
Age of the Population 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 4 5

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Albany Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles NE of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Delaware
Metro Area Muncie
Standard Zip Codes 47320
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.3
Longitude -85.241

Albany Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station BERNE
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
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Albany Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,368 100%
Male 1,077 45.5%
Female 1,291 54.5%
Under 18 577 24.4%
18+ 1,791 75.6%
65+ 409 17.3%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 2,331 98.4%
African-American 10 0.4%
Asian 1 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 22 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.1%

Estimated Albany Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,315
Growth -53
Growth % -2.2%

Albany Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 33.5%
German 18.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
English 13.5%
Irish 8.1%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Italian 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
Polish 0.9%
British 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albany 2,368 $40,893
Dunkirk 2,646 $38,220
Eaton 1,603 $35,625
Muncie 67,430 $36,398
Parker City 1,416 $38,984
Redkey 1,427 $36,042
Selma 880 $50,357
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