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Overview
Population:97,856
Pop. Change:1%
State: New York
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
County: Albany County
City:Albany
Zip Code:12203, 12208, ... 11 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Schools:See Local Schools

Albany's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Albany, New York

As of 2012, Albany's population is 97,856 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.19 percent.

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The median home cost in Albany is $150,700. Home appreciation the last year has been -2.26 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Albany's cost of living is 6.00% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Albany public schools spend $10,420 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Albany.

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The unemployment rate in Albany is 6.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Albany jobs have Decreased by 1.39 percent.


Ranked #1 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #7 Best Cities for Teleworking - Medium Metro Areas
Ranked #10 2005 High Gas Prices
Ranked #11 Best US Cities for Seniors 2011
Ranked #12 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
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Map Of Albany

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Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Albany's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes