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New Albany is a city in Floyd County, in the Louisville metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Albany, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named New Albany. For links to other places called New Albany, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Albany is 38.285N. The longitude is -85.824W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 36,973.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Albany demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Floyd County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47150 ZIP code.
25% of New Albany residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Albany ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Albany was $18,365, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of New Albany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in New Albany include Mansion Row Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in New Albany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $814.
Libraries in New Albany include New Albany-Floyd County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in New Albany include New Albany Tribune
Floyd County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Albany political report.
The average commute time for New Albany workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in New Albany between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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