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Albany, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Albany had a population of 1,026 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Albany, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,026
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 831
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 951
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $61,205
Average Household Income $72,862
Per Capita Income $32,059


Total Housing Units 462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $121,429
Average Home Value $134,310


Total Households 452
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 299
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.56% 0.43%
Households 1.84% 0.53%
Families 1.71% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

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, 2018 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 # 700 49th
Population Density # 776 43rd
Diversity Index # 986 28th
Median Household Income # 463 66th
Per Capita Income # 390 72nd

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