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Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area


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2022 population: 904,617   ( 33,901 from 2010)
Land area: 2811.7 square miles
Population density: 321.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:702,911 77.70% 2.6%
Black:78,0628.63% 24.0%
Indian:2,0820.23% 33.5%
Asian:44,8854.96% 64.9%
2+ races:22,6242.50% 28.0%
Hispanic:54,0535.98% 50.0%
Total non-White:201,70622.30% 35.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:18,883 10.5
Deaths:19,35110.8
Net Migration: 2,9811.7
Net Immigration: 3,0561.7
Change in White population:-18,594 -2.1
Change in Non-White pop.:52,495 6.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
870,716
721,50582.86%
62,9637.23%
1,5600.18%
27,2153.13%
17,6712.03%
36,0274.14%
149,21117.14%

2000
825,875
725,96587.90%
50,8456.16%
1,5210.18%
15,8311.92%
10,2061.24%
20,3652.47%
99,91012.10%

1990
809,443
746,59292.24%
38,1454.71%
1,6330.20%
11,2541.39%
n/a
11,8191.46%
62,8517.76%

1980
771,290
728,70294.48%
28,7553.73%
1,0060.13%
5,5950.73%
n/a
6,7480.87%
42,5885.52%

1970
746,660
718,99196.29%
23,7493.18%
5020.07%
1,6510.22%
n/a
8970.12%
27,669 3.71%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
87,732 10.6
69,9248.5
8,4571.0
10,4261.3
-4,460 -0.5
49,301 6.0
1990's
NumberRate
104,814 12.9
75,0299.3
-33,823-4.2
9,1321.1
-20,627 -2.5
37,059 4.6
1980's
NumberRate
105,194 13.6
75,311 9.8
12,415 1.6
n/a
17,890 2.3
20,263 2.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-12,930 -1.7
n/a
9,711 1.3
14,919 2.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.4
172,763 19.1%
731,854 80.9%
163,070 18.0%
372,919
2.33
220,297 59.1%
165,144 75.0%
21,120 9.6%
152,622 40.9%

2010
NumberPercent
39.6
186,497 21.4%
684,219 78.6%
122,218 14.0%
355,301
2.36
217,938 61.3%
160,611 73.7%
24,057 11.0%
137,363 38.7%

2000
NumberPercent
37.2
196,360 23.8%
629,515 76.2%
115,550 14.0%
330,444
2.40
211,016 63.9%
163,202 77.3%
22,276 10.6%
119,428 36.1%

1990
NumberPercent
33.8
188,316 23.3%
621,127 76.7%
111,271 13.7%
310,464
2.51
208,448 67.1%
168,266 80.7%
16,749 8.0%
102,016 32.9%

1980
NumberPercent
31.2
205,628 26.7%
565,662 73.3%
97,061 12.6%
277,369
2.68
196,868 71.0%
162,627 82.6%
14,899 7.6%
80,501 29.0%

2022 Housing Data for Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units417,778 
Median Value$255,256 
Occupied372,91989.3%
Vacant44,85910.7%
Owned237,51363.7%
Rented135,40636.3%
Median Rent$1,185 
Single-Family Units252,59060.5%
    Detached235,15356.3%
    Attached17,4374.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units67,45016.1%
Mobile Homes13,6273.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00015,6794.2%
$10,000 to $14,99912,8823.5%
$15,000 to $19,99911,8593.2%
$20,000 to $24,99911,2963.0%
$25,000 to $29,99910,9902.9%
$30,000 to $34,99911,8473.2%
$35,000 to $39,99912,5723.4%
$40,000 to $44,99911,5443.1%
$45,000 to $49,99911,8693.2%
$50,000 to $59,99924,8776.7%
$60,000 to $74,99933,6779.0%
$75,000 to $99,99950,02713.4%
$100,000 to $124,99940,64210.9%
$125,000 to $149,99932,0338.6%
$150,000 to $199,99940,09710.8%
$200,000 or more41,02811.0%
Median Household Income83,614 
Per Capita Income44,959 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.107 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI16,7264.5%
Public Assistance9,5812.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps41,91611.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed407,09673.5%
Unemployed20,6873.7%
In Armed Forces1,6970.3%
Total Labor Force429,48077.6%
Not in Labor Force124,24722.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector148,308116,20556.1%
Non-Profit20,70638,28235.1%
Self-Employed21,65313,16962.2%
Local Government14,95722,99739.4%
State Government23,29826,91646.4%
Federal Government5,6594,30956.8%
Total Private + Self169,961129,37456.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.64,62092,50441.1%
Total234,581221,87851.4%
Pct. Govt.21.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts81,62517.9%
Sales and Office Occupations95,67420.9%
Professional, Technical133,71229.2%
Service Occupations72,84715.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1,5390.3%
All others73,34416.0%
White Collar 68.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance68,806494.1%
Educational services52,779379.0%
Retail trade46,367333.0%
Public administration43,351311.3%
Professional, scientific, technical39,870286.3%
Manufacturing36,348261.0%
Accommodation and food services27,993201.0%
Construction25,320181.8%
Finance and insurance24,706177.4%
Other services20,307145.8%
Transportation and warehousing17,339124.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.13,67698.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation8,85063.6%
Information8,68862.4%
Wholesale trade8,44060.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing7,68355.2%
Utilities3,16222.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2,80620.2%
Management3982.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction3132.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,6580.63%
Puerto Rican23,4052.60%
Cuban1,7730.20%
Dominican5,4300.60%
Total Central American4,5080.50%
Costa Rican4180.05%
Guatemalan7010.08%
Honduran1,1360.13%
Nicaraguan310.00%
Panamanian5760.06%
Salvadoran1,4400.16%
Other Central American2060.02%
Total South American5,1420.57%
Argentinean5490.06%
Bolivian1430.02%
Chilean3140.03%
Colombian1,0900.12%
Ecuadorian1,6240.18%
Paraguayan220.00%
Peruvian8630.10%
Uruguayan1390.02%
Venezuelan2450.03%
Other South American1530.02%
Other Hispanic5,1780.57%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian14,7611.64%
Chinese9,2721.03%
Filipino3,3710.37%
Korean2,5500.28%
Burmese1,7810.20%
Vietnamese1,1640.13%
Japanese7400.08%
Bangladeshi5610.06%
Thai4910.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English773,76590.3%
Spanish23,0992.7%
Other Indo-European17,9042.1%
Other Asian8,0300.9%
Chinese7,8870.9%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic6,4790.8%
French, Haitian, Cajun4,3330.5%
Arabic3,8960.5%
German, other Germanic3,5920.4%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish190,15521.1%
Italian138,00115.3%
German129,59114.4%
English94,53610.5%
Polish50,2795.6%
French46,3585.1%
American37,0074.1%
Dutch21,5162.4%
French Canadian17,0571.9%
Scottish15,0031.7%
European12,2351.4%
Russian10,8251.2%
Swedish7,2390.8%
Ukrainian6,6700.7%
Scotch-Irish6,2080.7%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen870,51596.5%
Not a citizen31,2143.5%
Native826,48891.7%
Foreign-born75,2418.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
16,397 2.6%29,218 4.7%154,317 24.6%176,046 28.1%135,862 21.7%115,394 18.4%
  Average years of education: 14.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 16,397 2.6%
9-12 Years 29,218 4.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 154,317 24.6%
Some College 176,046 28.1%
Bach. Degree 135,862 21.7%
Grad Degree 115,394 18.4%
Average years of education: 14.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 854,832 824,460 30,372 3.6%
1991 857,854 810,902 46,952 5.5%
1992 856,576 806,026 50,550 5.9%
1993 860,820 818,700 42,120 4.9%
1994 866,488 825,766 40,722 4.7%
1995 858,730 817,772 40,958 4.8%
1996 853,720 816,578 37,142 4.4%
1997 869,984 835,258 34,726 4.0%
1998 871,364 840,490 30,874 3.5%
1999 867,728 838,872 28,856 3.3%
2000 865,952 836,296 29,656 3.4%
2001 870,796 840,540 30,256 3.5%
2002 889,028 852,046 36,982 4.2%
2003 890,298 851,334 38,964 4.4%
2004 897,544 858,654 38,890 4.3%
2005 908,062 871,860 36,202 4.0%
2006 911,662 876,280 35,382 3.9%
2007 903,408 867,872 35,536 3.9%
2008 912,422 867,848 44,574 4.9%
2009 914,720 850,260 64,460 7.0%
2010 918,926 850,680 68,246 7.4%
2011 899,950 835,118 64,832 7.2%
2012 909,150 841,706 67,444 7.4%
2013 910,270 851,552 58,718 6.5%
2014 888,608 843,274 45,334 5.1%
2015 893,152 853,020 40,132 4.5%
2016 896,284 858,652 37,632 4.2%
2017 895,048 856,888 38,160 4.3%
2018 896,048 862,286 33,762 3.8%
2019 894,974 863,590 31,384 3.5%
2020 896,990 832,692 64,298 7.2%
2021 906,536 867,054 39,482 4.4%
2022 913,086 885,720 27,366 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com