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Albany is a city in Alameda County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after Albany, NY, birthplace of the mayor.
The latitude of Albany is 37.886N. The longitude is -122.296W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,400.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Albany demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alameda County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94706 ZIP code.
10% of Albany residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $28,494, compared with $21,587 nationally.
64% 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 $890. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,864.
Libraries in Albany include Albany Library ... View libraries
Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Albany political report.
Albany restaurants taking online reservations include Mangia Mangia ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Albany workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Albany between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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