Latest Data (2015)
Population 98,469
Nationwide Rank 306

Quick Facts

Albany, New York is the 306th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Albany, New York is a city.

Albany, New York is currently 27.1% 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
300 San Angelo, Texas 13.5%
301 Jurupa Valley, California
302 Renton, Washington 94.7%
303 Roanoke, Virginia 5.3%
304 Kenosha, Wisconsin 9.5%
305 Erie, Pennsylvania -4.0%
306 Albany, New York 4.1%
307 Compton, California 5.1%
308 Tuscaloosa, Alabama 24.9%
309 League City, Texas 114.3%
310 Flint, Michigan -21.1%
311 Allen, Texas 117.6%
312 Mission Viejo, California 3.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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