Albany, California 

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Population

20,031

+9.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$78,769

Median Home Price

$1,276,400

Median Age

35.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.7 / 7.5

summer / winter

San Francisco Gifts

Best Places to Live in Albany, California

Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay. September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Albany, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Albany, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Cons
Soft economy
Crowding
Extreme living costs


What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: California
County: Alameda County
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Albany
Zip Codes: 94706
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany's cost of living is 108.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albany's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Alameda county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 79.8% to 17.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Albany's population is 20,031 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany is Real Estate: $1,276,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.1%.

SCHOOLS
Albany public schools spend $15,173 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.4 students per teacher in Albany. More Education



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Housing Market in Albany

It's a good time to buy in Albany. Home Appreciation is up 19.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Albany is $1,276,400.

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Reviews for Albany   3 Reviews
People of Albany CA - 1/30/2012
Like many places in the Bay Area, there are some mixed-race couples and gay couples in Albany. What is really striking, though, is the number of families where both... Read More

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Albany housing-- small and expensive - 1/30/2012
Albany was originally built as a railroad workers' town. So the bad news is that nearly every house was originally two, or at most three, bedrooms with one bath, about... Read More

Albany, CA, A well balanced community - 6/15/2006
I have lived and visited many places around the US and I have to say that Albany, CA is by far the best yet. The schools are excellent! The town falls in line with the... Read More


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