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Albany, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Albany had a population of 985 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Albany is located at latitude 41.7861 and longitude -90.2166 in Whiteside County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Albany (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whiteside County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Village of Albany (GNIS ID: 2397923) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Albany is located within Township of Albany, a minor civil division (MCD) of Whiteside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albany population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Albany, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 985
Population in Households 985
Population in Familes 794
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 913
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 428
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 285
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (82.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $119,690
Average Home Value $130,471


Median Household Income $56,733
Average Household Income $65,917
Per Capita Income $28,606
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 0.34%
Households 1.54% 0.46%
Families 1.48% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Albany, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albany to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 716 48th
Population Density1 # 813 41st
Diversity Index2 # 961 30th
Median Household Income # 504 63rd
Per Capita Income # 449 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.