Albany, Georgia is a town with slightly more than 75,000 residents. The city's residents, at an average age of just over 36, are younger than most cities in Georgia. Most residents rent in Albany, and 40% of residents own their homes. The city boasts a relatively reasonable average rent of $735 per month, which is $239 less than the state average.
Among residents over the age of 25 in Albany, 7% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in Albany: healthcare, retail, and education. Combined, these industries account for 16% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 5% of the city's population works in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of about $47K, Albany workers bring in about $20,000 less than the average Georgia resident. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.
With an average commute time of about 20 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Albany residents have found that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 33% of residents, while public transit isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.