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Albany, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Albany had a population of 1,188 as of July 1, 2016. Albany ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Albany is located at latitude 30.5026 and longitude -90.5848 in Livingston Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Albany (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Livingston Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Village of Albany (GNIS ID: 2407407) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Albany is located within Parish Governing Authority District 9, a minor civil division (MCD) of Livingston Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albany population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Albany, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,188
Population in Households 1,152
Population in Familes 957
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,060
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 548 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 346 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $135,811
Average Home Value $164,493


Median Household Income $45,445
Average Household Income $67,927
Per Capita Income $25,889
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 1.33%
Households 1.92% 1.45%
Families 4.02% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Albany, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albany to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 262 45th
Population Density1 # 143 70th
Diversity Index2 # 379 20th
Median Household Income # 162 66th
Per Capita Income # 99 79th

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