Latest Data (2018)
Population 97,279
Nationwide Rank 322

Quick Facts

Albany, New York is the 322nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Albany, New York is a city.

Albany, New York is currently 27.9% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Albany, New York's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Albany, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
312 Spokane Valley, Washington 99,703 23.2%
313 Boca Raton, Florida 99,244 19.3%
314 Beaverton, Oregon 98,962 23.8%
315 Edinburg, Texas 98,665 101.6%
316 Lee's Summit, Missouri 98,461 38.6%
317 Rio Rancho, New Mexico 98,023 85.9%
318 Yuma, Arizona 97,908 23.7%
319 Bend, Oregon 97,590 85.4%
320 Orem, Utah 97,521 15.5%
321 Lawrence, Kansas 97,286 20.7%
322 Albany, New York 97,279 2.8%
323 South Fulton, Georgia 97,277
324 Federal Way, Washington 97,044 13.9%
325 Sandy, Utah 96,901 8.8%
326 San Marcos, California 96,847 73.3%
327 Compton, California 96,617 3.1%
328 Longmont, Colorado 96,577 33.6%
329 Erie, Pennsylvania 96,471 -6.9%
330 Nampa, Idaho 96,252 75.7%
331 Flint, Michigan 95,943 -23.0%
332 Brockton, Massachusetts 95,777 1.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
185 Syracuse 142,749 -2.2%
322 Albany 97,279 2.8%
443 New Rochelle 78,742 8.9%
542 Mount Vernon 67,593 -1.2%
569 Schenectady 65,575 6.1%
626 Utica 60,100 -0.6%
655 White Plains 58,111 9.0%
693 Hempstead 55,255 3.8%
785 Troy 49,374 0.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 97,279 322
2017 98,251 311
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