Albany, Minnesota

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Albany, Minnesota

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Comparative Profile of Albany, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Age of the Population 4 4
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 4 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Albany Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Stearns
Metro Area Saint Cloud
Standard Zip Codes 56307
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.63
Longitude -94.569

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 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
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Albany Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,796 100%
Male 833 46.4%
Female 963 53.6%
Under 18 497 27.7%
18+ 1,299 72.3%
65+ 409 22.8%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,773 98.7%
African-American 4 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 14 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.3%

Estimated Albany Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,007
Growth 211
Growth % 11.7%

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
German 69.9%
Norwegian 6.3%
US/American 6%
Irish 4.7%
Polish 2.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
English 1.4%
Finnish 1%
Swedish 0.9%
Austrian 0.7%
Scottish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Syrian 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albany 1,796 $41,118
Avon 1,242 $53,214
Freeport 454 $39,063
Holdingford 736 $42,788
Melrose 3,091 $45,045
New Munich 352 $47,000
St. Martin 278 $41,667

Albany Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(320) 845-2121
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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