Albany, Georgia 

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Population

74,892

-3.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

Best Places to Live in Albany, Georgia

Small agricultural/industrial town - Southwest Georgia in a mostly agricultural region about 80 miles north of Tallahassee, Florida. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Albany, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Small-town atmosphere
-Mild winters
Cons
-Summer heat
-Entertainment
-Isolation

Local Listings in Albany
 $124,900 
708 Summit Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1512 SqFt
 $99,900 
1906 Lynwood Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2137 SqFt
 $105,000 
1532 Webb St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1484 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Albany Metro Area

Albany is a commercial center for the pecan and peanut farming area of southwest Georgia. A fairly robust economy and the availability of services make this clean, quiet town quite livable. Low cost, economic incentives and a favorable location have made it a minor manufacturing center, with Procter & Gamble, Miller Brewing and Merck among blue-chip employers. Downtown is plain but has undergone some redevelopment on the Flint River waterfront, bringing some minor entertainment and cultural amenities. Downsides include persistent summer heat and limited cultural and advanced educational opportunities.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Georgia
County: Dougherty County
Metro Area: Albany Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Albany
Zip Codes: 31705 31707 31721 31701
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 200 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany's cost of living is 23.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albany's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Albany, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Dougherty county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Albany's population is 74,892 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany is $93,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Albany public schools spend $9,738 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Albany. More Education


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Housing Market in Albany

It's not a good time to buy in Albany. Home Appreciation is down -2.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Albany Real Estate

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Reviews for Albany   30 Reviews
Albany is so far proven itself depressing shithole - 6/19/2019
I've only lived here a week and I'm almost crying myself to sleep every night. The blacks are boldly rude and aggressive, no matter what part of town I have been. One... Read More

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Stay away! - 4/2/2019
I lived here from 1995 to 1999 and it was the most backwards, racist and soul drowning place one could ever hope to live. The churches are rude to you if your not from... Read More

Worst Place to Live - 2/4/2015
DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT move to Albany Georgia. It's the worst place to live. Full of racism, terrible education system, students can't read or write at the university... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ALBANY, GEORGIA
31705 31707 31721 31701

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NEW LISTINGS IN ALBANY
$124,900
708 Summit Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$99,900
1906 Lynwood Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$105,000
1532 Webb St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$129,900
1710 Whisperwood St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$134,900
2907 Lark Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$349,900
6110 Old Dawson Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$65,000
1406 Eager Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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