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Albany, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Albany had a population of 1,180 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Albany, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,180
Daytime Population: Workers 623
Daytime Population: Residents 668
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,291
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 1,146
Population in Familes 949
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 1,053
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $46,642
Average Household Income $69,368
Per Capita Income $26,438


Total Housing Units 534 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $157,197
Average Home Value $170,597


Total Households 498
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 343
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.13% 1.38%
Households 1.35% 1.48%
Families 3.04% 1.36%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

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, 2017 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 # 264 45th
Population Density # 143 70th
Diversity Index # 376 21st
Median Household Income # 162 66th
Per Capita Income # 99 79th

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