Albany, Ohio

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Comparative Profile of Albany, Ohio

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 2 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 7
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4

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Albany Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles N of Huntington, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Athens
Standard Zip Codes 45710
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.227
Longitude -82.202

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 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station ATHENS 2 N
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station JACKSON 3 NW
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
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Albany Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 808 100%
Male 392 48.5%
Female 416 51.5%
Under 18 167 20.7%
18+ 641 79.3%
65+ 133 16.5%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.81
White 786 97.3%
African-American 9 1.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 7 0.9%
Mixed Race 3 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.5%

Estimated Albany Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 815
Growth 7
Growth % 0.9%

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 23.1%
German 18.7%
Irish 11.9%
English 10.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
Scotch-Irish 4.5%
Scottish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Dutch 2.1%
French Canadian 2.1%
Italian 1.7%
Polish 1.7%
Norwegian 1.7%
British 1.5%
Nigerian 1.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
Czech 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
African 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Greek 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albany 808 $42,750
Athens 21,342 $53,391
Chauncey 1,067 $30,865
Nelsonville 5,230 $27,122
Rutland 401 $32,917
Wilkesville 151 $36,875
Zaleski 375 $33,750
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Albany High Schools (2004)

Serves 553 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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