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Albany is a city in Stearns County, in the Saint Cloud metro area.
The community was named for Albany, NY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Albany. For links to other places called Albany, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Albany is 45.63N. The longitude is -94.569W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,204 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,896.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Albany demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stearns County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Cloud area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56307 ZIP code.
57% of Albany residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Albany ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Albany was $16,383, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Albany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Albany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $333. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $762.
Libraries in Albany include Albany Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Albany include Stearns-Morrison Enterprise
Stearns County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Albany political report.
The average commute time for Albany workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Albany include Country Inn and Suites by Carlson.
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