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Where is Albany County, New York?

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Albany County is a county equivalent area found in New York, USA. The county government of Albany is found in the county seat of Albany.

With a total 1,381.25 sq. km of land and water area, Albany County, New York is the 2064th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 308,171 people, Albany County has a total 137608 households earning 59394 on average per year.

Albany County, New York offers the following attractions to visitors: USS Slater (DE-766), Albany Institute of History & Art, Chester A. Arthur Tomb

Albany County, New York - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 36001
Area Codes 518
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Albany (population: 151,638), Latham (population: 21,998), Cohoes (population: 19,744), Watervliet (population: 17,640), Delmar (population: 16,987), Slingerlands (population: 7,928), Altamont (population: 7,193), Selkirk (population: 6,334), Voorheesville (population: 6,302), Glenmont (population: 6,271)
Land Area 118,985 sq miles
Water Area 523 sq miles
Household Income $59,394
Housing Units 137,608
Median Home Value $209,300
High School Grads 92% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 39% of population
Retail Spending $18,121 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $738,926 per capita
Universities and Colleges Bryant and Stratton College-Albany, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany Medical College, Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Mildred Elley School, The College of Saint Rose, SUNY-System Office, Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology, Siena College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.