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Albany, Georgia

Albany is a city located in Dougherty County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,939. The city is the county seat of Dougherty County6.


\nAlbany is located at 31°34'56" North, 84°9'56" West (31.582273, -84.165557)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 144.7 km² (55.9 mi²). 143.8 km² (55.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.59% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 76,939 people, 28,620 households, and 18,889 families residing in the city. The population density is 535.0/km² (1,385.5/mi²). There are 32,062 housing units at an average density of 222.9/km² (577.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 33.21% White, 64.80% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 28,620 households out of which 32.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% are married couples living together, 25.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% are non-families. 28.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.14. In the city the population is spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.8 males. The median income for a household in the city is $28,639, and the median income for a family is $33,843. Males have a median income of $30,204 versus $22,268 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,485. 27.1% of the population and 21.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 37.7% are under the age of 18 and 18.9% are 65 or older.