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Overview

Introduction to New Albany, Indiana

New Albany, Indiana, in Floyd county, is 4 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Louisville metropolitan area with.

New Albany History

Three brothers from Albany, New York - Abner, Joel, and Nathaniel Scribner - visited the Falls of the Ohio in 1813. They purchased land here and named it after their hometown. John Graham platted the city of New Albany on the Scribner brother's land. New Albany was initially incorporated as a town in 1817. At that time, it was a part of Clark County. New Albany was later reincorporated as a city in 1839.

New Albany and nearby Attractions

  • Carnegie Center for Art & History
  • Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site
  • Filson Museum
  • Louisville Zoo
  • Hill Brook
  • Falling Run Park

Things To Do In New Albany

Places of historic interest near New Albany include the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, the Thomas Edison House and the Locust Grove. There are a number of museums in the neighborhood too. Among these are the Filson Museum, which houses exhibits on antebellum portraiture and regional history, the Kentucky Museum of Arts and Design, the Frazier Historical Arms Museum and the J.B. Speed Art Museum. The various creeks and brooks around the city are popular tourist haunts too. One can also enjoy shopping at the New Albany Mall and the Colonial Manor Shopping Center. The Louisville Zoo and Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom are also nearby.

New Albany Transportation

Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

New Albany Higher Education

Local institutes of higher education are Indiana University-Southeast and the Charles A. Prosser School of Technology. Other institutes nearby include Jefferson Community College, Sullivan University, Bellarmine University and the University of Louisville.

Demographics

People

Total Population36,622
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+17,472
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married39.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,627
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,419
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,891

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,510
% Above Poverty Level79.5%
% Below Poverty Level20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone36.1%
Median Gross Rent$722
Median House Value$110,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.1%
German22.9%
Irish13.1%
English9.5%
French Except Basque2.9%
Italian2.1%
Scottish1.9%
Dutch1.2%
Welsh0.9%
Polish0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Russian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Swedish0.2%
African0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovak0.1%
US/American0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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New Albany Almanac

CategoryValue
County Floyd County
Standard Zip Codes47150
P.O. Box Zip Codes47151
Phone Area Codes812
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude38.3
Approximate Longitude-85.82

New Albany Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLOUISVILLE STANDIFORD AP
Distance8.6 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp70 to 87 F
Oct Temp49 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationSCOTTSBURG
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationSHELBYVILLE 1 E
Distance34.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp38 to 67 F
Jul Temp62 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 69 F
Annual Precip48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarksville21,812$54,650
Georgetown3,152$79,464
Jeffersonville46,415$62,153
Lanesville627$70,000
Sellersburg8,722$74,722
Utica614$56,111

New Albany Public Libraries

New Albany-floyd County Public Library
180 WEST SPRING STREET
New Albany, Indiana
(812) 949-8464

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New Albany Hospitals

Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital
(Non-profit)
3104 Blackiston Blvd
(812) 941-6106
Floyd Memorial Hospital And Health Services
(Government - Local)
1850 State St
(812) 949-5500
Physicians' Medical Center Llc
(Government - State)
4023 Reas Ln
(812) 206-7660

New Albany Public Schools

Charles Allen Prosser Sch Of Tech
4202 Charlestown Rd
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4266
High
Chldrn's Acad New Albany Early Lrn
1111 Pearl St
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4295
Primary
Total Enrollment 87
Community Montessori
4102 St Joseph Rd
ZIP: 47150
(812) 948-1000
Other
Total Enrollment 545
Fairmont Elementary School
1725 Abbie Dell Ave
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4286
Primary
Total Enrollment 361
Grant Line School
4811 Grant Line Rd
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4290
Primary
Total Enrollment 578
Green Valley Elementary Sch
2230 Green Valley Rd
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4292
Primary
Total Enrollment 324
Hazelwood Middle School
1021 Hazelwood Ave
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4280
Middle
Total Enrollment 976
Mount Tabor School
800 Mount Tabor
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4301
Primary
Total Enrollment 737
Nathaniel Scribner Middle School
910 Old Vincennes Rd
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4283
Middle
Total Enrollment 853
New Albany Senior High School
1020 Vincennes St
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4272
High
Total Enrollment 1988
S Ellen Jones Elementary Sch
600 E 11th St
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4306
Primary
Total Enrollment 295
Slate Run Elementary School
1452 Slate Run Rd
ZIP: 47150
(812) 949-4311
Primary
Total Enrollment 330

New Albany Private Schools

Christian Academy Of Indiana
1000 Academy Dr
ZIP: 47150
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 629
Clearfork Christian Academy
3015 Budd Rd
ZIP: 47150
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1
Holy Family School
217 W Daisy Ln
ZIP: 47150
Elementary
Total Enrollment 352
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
1752 Scheller Ln
ZIP: 47150
Elementary
Total Enrollment 293
St Mary's Catholic School
420 E 8th St
ZIP: 47150
Elementary
Total Enrollment 98
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