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Albany County, New York

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Population:

  • Total Population: 294,565
  • Males: 140,953
  • Females: 153,612

Ethnicity:

  • White: 240,921
  • Black/African American: 30,606
  • Hispanic: 9,271
  • Native American/Eskimo: 826
  • Asian: 7,864
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 24
  • Other: 450
  • 2 or more: 4,603

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (250,440)
  2. Spanish (7,505)
  3. Italian (2,705)
  4. French (2,325)
  5. Chinese (1,565)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 19,228

  1. India (1,523)
  2. Italy (1,204)
  3. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1,133)
  4. Canada (1,088)
  5. Jamaica (1,019)
  6. Germany (954)
  7. United Kingdom (731)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (138,376)
  2. Jewish Estimate (12,000)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (7,679)
  4. Reformed Church in America (5,285)
  5. Episcopal Church (3,771)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 85,675
    • Sensory: 7,657
    • Physical: 21,060
    • Mental: 12,088
    • Self-care: 6,751
    • Go outside home: 17,095
    • Employment: 19,948

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,292

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 120,512
    • Utility gas: 80,854
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,739
    • Electricity: 15,788
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 19,563
    • Coal or Coke: 47
    • Wood: 879
    • Solar Energy: 35
    • Other fuel: 379
    • No fuel used: 228

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 225,081
    • No vehicle: 29,106
    • 1 or more vehicle: 195,975

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,058
    • No High School: 6,867
    • Some High School: 18,792
    • High School: 52,796
    • Some College: 32,121
    • Associate's Degree: 18,661
    • College Degree: 34,288
    • Master's Degree: 20,049
    • Professional Degree: 7,147
    • Doctoral Degree: 3,602

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 120,512
    • Owners with phone: 69,301
    • Owners without phone: 241
    • Renters with phone: 49,737
    • Renters without phone: 1,233

    10 closest counties:

    1. Schenectady County, New York
    2. Rensselaer County, New York
    3. Saratoga County, New York
    4. Greene County, New York
    5. Columbia County, New York
    6. Schoharie County, New York
    7. Montgomery County, New York
    8. Fulton County, New York
    9. Berkshire County, Massachusetts
    10. Washington County, New York

    FBOs

    • New York State Healthy Heart Program, Cardiovascular Health Community Enhamcement Projects: Riverview Center 3W, , Albany - 518-474-6683 fax: 518-474-3356 |
      Approximately 500 African Americans and 100 Hispanics served annually.

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    12007, 12009, 12023, 12041, 12045, 12046, 12047, 12054, 12055, 12059, 12067, 12077, 12084, 12085, 12107, 12110, 12111, 12120, 12128, 12143, 12147, 12158, 12159, 12161, 12183, 12186, 12189, 12193, 12201, 12202, 12203, 12204, 12205, 12206, 12207, 12208, 12209, 12210, 12211, 12212, 12214, 12220, 12222, 12223, 12224, 12225, 12226, 12227, 12228, 12229, 12230, 12231, 12232, 12233, 12234, 12235, 12236, 12237, 12238, 12239, 12240, 12241, 12242, 12243, 12244, 12245, 12246, 12247, 12248, 12249, 12250, 12252, 12255, 12256, 12257, 12260, 12261, 12262, 12288, 12469

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WTEN (192 TV) ALBANY, NY
    • WCDC-TV (500 TV) ALBANY, NY
    • WCWN (656 TV) ALBANY, NY
    • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM) LOUDONVILLE, NY
    • WBFO (88.7 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WFNP (88.7 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WNYO (88.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WUSB (90.1 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WAIH (90.3 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WETD (90.7 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WAMK (90.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WCDB (90.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WONY (90.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WOSR (91.7 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WCEL (91.9 FM) ALBANY, NY, NY
    • WRVN (91.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WFLY (92.3 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WCAN (93.3 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WJEN (94.5 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM) COHOES, NY
    • WJAN (95.1 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WYJB (95.5 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WAJZ (96.3 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WMYY (97.3 FM) COHOES, NY
    • WJJR (98.1 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WHUD (100.7 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WJIV (101.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WANC (103.9 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WMNV (104.1 FM) COHOES, NY
    • WZMR (104.9 FM) LATHAM, NY
    • WAMQ (105.1 FM) ALBANY, NY
    • WROW (590 AM) LATHAM, NY
    • WIZR (930 AM) LATHAM, NY
    • WHAZ (1330 AM) COHOES, NY
    • WLNA (1420 AM) LATHAM, NY
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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