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Albany, Oregon

Albany is a city located in Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 40,852. It is the county seat of Linn County6.

Geography Albany is located at 44°37'49" North, 123°5'46" West (44.630188, -123.095992)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.6 km² (16.1 mi²). 41.1 km² (15.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.18% water.

Demographics As of the census2 of 2000, there are 40,852 people, 16,108 households, and 10,808 families residing in the city. The population density is 993.3/km² (2,571.8/mi²). There are 17,374 housing units at an average density of 422.4/km² (1,093.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.68% White, 0.53% African American, 1.22% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 2.65% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. 6.09% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 16,108 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% are married couples living together, 11.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.9% are non-families. 26.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $39,409, and the median income for a family is $46,094. Males have a median income of $36,457 versus $24,480 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,570. 11.6% of the population and 9.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 14.1% are under the age of 18 and 7.5% are 65 or older.

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