Albany, Missouri

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Short Commute Times
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Comparative Profile of Albany, Missouri

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
People Above Poverty 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 5
Median Family Income 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 5
Housing Recently Built 5 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6

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Albany Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NE of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles N of Kansas City, Missouri
County Gentry
Standard Zip Codes 64402
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.248
Longitude -94.33

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 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station AMITY 4 NE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
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Albany Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,937 100%
Male 911 47%
Female 1,026 53%
Under 18 430 22.2%
18+ 1,507 77.8%
65+ 495 25.6%
Median Age 43.7
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,919 99.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.3%

Estimated Albany Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,832
Growth -105
Growth % -5.4%

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 23.1%
English 13.4%
Irish 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Swedish 3.3%
Scottish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2%
Dutch 1.4%
Polish 1.1%
Norwegian 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Albany, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gentryville (64402)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albany 1,937 $36,042
Bethany 3,087 $35,023
Darlington 113 $32,250
King City 1,012 $32,614
McFall 135 $27,679
New Hampton 349 $40,536
Stanberry 1,243 $38,684

Albany Public Libraries

Albany Carnegie Public Library
Albany, Missouri
(660) 726-5615
Library Web Site

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Albany Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(660) 726-3941
Emergency Service: Yes

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Albany High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 152 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

Albany Colleges

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