In 2020, Albany County, NY had a population of 306k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $68,327. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Albany County, NY declined from 306,968 to 306,165, a −0.262% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,252 to $68,327, a 3.13% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Albany County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.92%), and White (Hispanic) (2.94%).
None of the households in Albany County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.9% of the residents in Albany County, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Albany County, NY are SUNY at Albany (5,189 degrees awarded in 2020), Excelsior College (5,022 degrees), and The College of Saint Rose (2,097 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Albany County, NY was $230,300, and the homeownership rate was 56.1%.
Most people in Albany County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Albany County, NY was 2 cars per household.
Albany County, NY borders Columbia County, NY, Greene County, NY, Rensselaer County, NY, Saratoga County, NY, Schenectady County, NY, and Schoharie County, NY.