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New Albany is a city in Union County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Albany, GA

The latitude of New Albany is 34.494N. The longitude is -89.007W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 361 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,796.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$28,730
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Albany demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· William Faulkner, writer
Local festivals include:
  • Tallahatchie Riverfest - Sept. 21-22, 2007
  • Union County Fair - July 28-Aug. 4, 2007
  • Down From the Hills Heritage Music and Folk Life Festival - May 19, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Albany web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Albany demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38652 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of New Albany residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Albany ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Albany was $16,507, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of New Albany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in New Albany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $690.


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Libraries in New Albany include Jennie Stephens Smith Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Albany political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for New Albany workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Albany include Holiday Inn Express.

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