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DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics:  2000
Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data
Geographic Area: Albany County, New York

Subject

Number

Percent

Total population

294,565

100.0

SEX AND AGE

Male 140,885 47.8
Female 153,680 52.2
Under 5 years 16,649 5.7
5 to 9 years 18,944 6.4
10 to 14 years 19,432 6.6
15 to 19 years 22,227 7.5
20 to 24 years 22,609 7.7
25 to 34 years 39,421 13.4
35 to 44 years 45,513 15.5
45 to 54 years 42,201 14.3
55 to 59 years 14,053 4.8
60 to 64 years 10,922 3.7
65 to 74 years 20,783 7.1
75 to 84 years 15,826 5.4
85 years and over 5,985 2.0
Median age (years) 36.8 (X)
18 years and over 228,088 77.4

Male

106,657 36.2

Female

121,431 41.2
21 years and over 211,853 71.9
62 years and over 48,908 16.6
65 years and over 42,594 14.5

Male

16,500 5.6

Female

26,094 8.9

RACE

One race 289,565 98.3

White

245,060 83.2

Black or African American

32,624 11.1

American Indian and Alaska Native

605 0.2

Asian

8,090 2.7

Asian Indian

2,539 0.9

Chinese

2,278 0.8

Filipino

472 0.2

Japanese

259 0.1

Korean

1,069 0.4

Vietnamese

518 0.2

Other Asian 1

955 0.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

84 0.0

Native Hawaiian

20 0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

9 0.0

Samoan

19 0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

36 0.0

Some other race

3,102 1.1
Two or more races 5,000 1.7

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White 248,825 84.5
Black or African American 35,098 11.9
American Indian and Alaska Native 1,815 0.6
Asian 9,281 3.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 219 0.1
Some other race 4,751 1.6

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

Total population

294,565

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 9,079 3.1

Mexican

894 0.3

Puerto Rican

4,805 1.6

Cuban

301 0.1

Other Hispanic or Latino

3,079 1.0
Not Hispanic or Latino 285,486 96.9

White alone

240,913 81.8

RELATIONSHIP

Total population

294,565

100.0

In households 279,008 94.7

Householder

120,512 40.9

Spouse

52,050 17.7

Child

78,914 26.8

Own child under 18 years

61,178 20.8

Other relatives

10,167 3.5

Under 18 years

3,407 1.2

Nonrelatives

17,365 5.9

Unmarried partner

7,443 2.5
In group quarters 15,557 5.3

Institutionalized population

4,495 1.5

Noninstitutionalized population

11,062 3.8

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Total households

120,512

100.0

Family households (families) 70,973 58.9

With own children under 18 years

33,678 27.9

Married-couple family

52,050 43.2

With own children under 18 years

22,613 18.8

Female householder, no husband present

14,659 12.2

With own children under 18 years

8,971 7.4
Nonfamily households 49,539 41.1

Householder living alone

39,776 33.0

Householder 65 years and over

13,563 11.3
Households with individuals under 18 years 35,994 29.9
Households with individuals 65 years and over 29,708 24.7
Average household size 2.32 (X)
Average family size 2.99 (X)

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

Total housing units

129,972

100.0

Occupied housing units 120,512 92.7
Vacant housing units 9,460 7.3

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

1,124 0.9
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) 1.8 (X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent) 6.5 (X)

HOUSING TENURE

Occupied housing units

120,512

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units 69,534 57.7
Renter-occupied housing units 50,978 42.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.56 (X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 1.98 (X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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