The unemployment rate in Albany Metro Area is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany Metro Area's cost of living is 20.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in the Albany metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Albany metro area remained moderately Democratic, 53.6% to 45.6%. More Voting Stats
Albany Metro Area's population is 145,206 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 2.4%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 20.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Albany Metro Area is Real Estate: $109,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.3%.
Albany Metro Area public schools spend $9,741 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Albany Metro Area. More Education