Albany, TX Population

Population: 1,921. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,833 (-4.6% change)
Males: 893 (46.5%), Females: 1,028 (53.5%)

Shackelford County

Zip code: 76430

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $31,563
Median house value: $42,900

Races in Albany:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Hispanic (8.1%)
  • Other race (4.8%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (21.9%), English (9.1%), Irish (8.0%), German (7.9%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), Dutch (1.1%).

Elevation: 1412 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Albany

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Albany city

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

3.2% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Albany:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Albany:

  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 35 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • DYESS AFB (about 44 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 103 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Albany:

  • TAYLOR (about 1 miles; ALBANY, TX; Abbreviation: 6F5)
  • ALBANY MUNI (about 3 miles; ALBANY, TX; Abbreviation: T23)
  • STEPHENS COUNTY (about 29 miles; BRECKENRIDGE, TX; Abbreviation: BKD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Albany:

  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 83 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 94 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 133 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 136 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 139 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)

Schools

Public high school in Albany:

  • ALBANY JR-SR H S (Students: 283; Location: 501 E S FIRST ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Albany:

  • NANCY SMITH EL (Students: 295; Location: 501 E S FIRST ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Albany:

  • SHACKELFORD COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,000; Location: 402 N 2ND ST; 8,931 books; 256 audio materials; 10 video materials; 2 serial subscriptions)

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