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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.


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Median household income
Local
$54,919
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Albany demographic reports
Albany is on the east shore of San Francisco Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Ocean View
Public transportation: AC Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 67. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1997 movie, "Metro"
· 1993 movie, "Made in America"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 223

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Albany was $28,494, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

64% of Albany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Albany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $890.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,864.


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Libraries in Albany include Albany Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Albany political report.

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Restaurants

Albany restaurants taking online reservations include Mangia Mangia ... View restaurants

Traffic

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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