Latest Data (2016)
Population 98,111
Nationwide Rank 311

Quick Facts

Albany, New York is the 311th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Albany, New York is a city.

Albany, New York is currently 27.3% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Albany, New York's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Albany, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
301 Vista, California 101,659 13.0%
302 Renton, Washington 100,953 96.0%
303 San Angelo, Texas 100,702 13.8%
304 Roanoke, Virginia 99,660 5.1%
305 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,631 9.2%
306 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 99,543 26.5%
307 Allen, Texas 99,179 119.9%
308 Erie, Pennsylvania 98,593 -4.8%
309 Sparks, Nevada 98,345 46.9%
310 Vacaville, California 98,303 9.9%
311 Albany, New York 98,111 3.7%
312 Beaverton, Oregon 97,590 22.1%
313 Compton, California 97,550 4.1%
314 Orem, Utah 97,499 15.4%
315 Flint, Michigan 97,386 -21.9%
316 Federal Way, Washington 96,757 13.6%
317 Mission Viejo, California 96,396 2.9%
318 Spokane Valley, Washington 96,340 19.1%
319 Boca Raton, Florida 96,114 15.5%
320 Lee's Summit, Missouri 96,076 35.3%
321 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 96,028 82.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
183 Syracuse 143,378 -1.8%
311 Albany 98,111 3.7%
428 New Rochelle 79,557 10.0%
516 Mount Vernon 68,344 -0.1%
557 Schenectady 64,913 5.1%
607 Utica 60,652 0.2%
645 White Plains 58,241 9.2%
674 Hempstead 55,555 4.4%
759 Troy 49,702 0.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 98,111 311
2015 98,469 306
2014 98,566 306
2013 98,424 299
2012 97,904 297
2011 97,897 294
2010 97,856 287
2009 93,836 299
2008 93,468 294
2007 94,009 287
2006 94,540 281
2005 94,494 277
2004 94,586 276
2003 94,730 275
2002 94,293 270
2001 94,539 267
2000 94,546 261
1990 100,070 203
1960 129,726 94
1950 134,995 69
1940 130,577 65
1930 127,412 64
1920 113,344 60
1910 100,253 50
1900 94,151 40
1890 94,923 29
1880 90,758 21
1870 69,422 20
1860 62,367 13
1850 50,763 10
1840 33,721 9