Albany, Wisconsin

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Albany, Wisconsin

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

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Low Rate of Poverty
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Top 9% Albany Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Albany, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 6
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 5
Working at Home 5 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 8
Housing Recently Built 3 2

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Albany Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Janesville, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Green
Standard Zip Codes 53502
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.707
Longitude -89.436

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 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station AFTON
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station BELOIT
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
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Albany Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,191 100%
Male 585 49.1%
Female 606 50.9%
Under 18 331 27.8%
18+ 860 72.2%
65+ 142 11.9%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,170 98.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 6 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.2%

Estimated Albany Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,133
Growth -58
Growth % -4.9%

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
German 30.6%
Norwegian 19.4%
Swiss 12.8%
Irish 10.8%
English 7.2%
US/American 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.6%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Polish 1.2%
Swedish 1.1%
Danish 0.8%
Welsh 0.8%
Italian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scottish 0.4%
Belgian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Albany 1,191 $46,071
Brodhead 3,180 $46,199
Brooklyn 916 $51,607
Evansville 4,039 $58,451
Monticello 1,146 $54,464
New Glarus 2,111 $53,438
Orfordville 1,272 $50,192
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400 5TH ST
Serves 126 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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