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Albany, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Albany had a population of 1,026 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Albany, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,026
Daytime Population: Workers 142
Daytime Population: Residents 559
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 701
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,026
Population in Familes 828
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 951
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $56,733
Average Household Income $67,405
Per Capita Income $29,330


Total Housing Units 474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 375 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $121,639
Average Home Value $128,467


Total Households 447
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.78% 0.54%
Households 1.94% 0.58%
Families 1.9% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

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, 2017 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 # 703 49th
Population Density # 781 43rd
Diversity Index # 953 30th
Median Household Income # 541 61st
Per Capita Income # 473 65th

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