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Discover Albany, CA: A Gem of the East Bay
 
Nestled along the picturesque shores of the San Francisco Bay, Albany, CA, stands as a hidden gem awaiting discovery. With its rich history, vibrant community, and unbeatable location, Albany offers an unparalleled lifestyle that appeals to both buyers and sellers alike.
 

A Tapestry of Community and Culture:

Albany boasts a diverse and welcoming community, where neighbors become friends and local businesses thrive. From bustling farmers' markets to quaint coffee shops, there's always something happening in Albany. Residents take pride in their city's cultural diversity, evident in its eclectic dining scene (Juanita & Maude, Zaytoon, 5 Tacos and Beers, Kuriya Japanese Kitchen) and array of community events celebrating art, music, and heritage.
 

Educational Excellence:

For families considering a move, Albany is renowned for its top-rated schools (think the best in the East Bay behind Piedmont). The Albany Unified School District consistently ranks among the best in the state, offering a range of educational opportunities that cater to every student's needs. With dedicated teachers and a supportive community, Albany provides an ideal environment for academic success.
 

Natural Beauty Meets Urban Convenience:

Nature lovers will find themselves enchanted by Albany's scenic beauty. The city is home to breathtaking parks and open spaces, including the Albany Bulb (when you really want to put your toes in the sand at the beach) and the Albany Hill Park, offering stunning views of the bay and beyond. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore miles of hiking and biking trails or enjoy a leisurely picnic by the water's edge. Despite its tranquil ambiance, Albany is just a stone's throw away from the bustling cities of Berkeley and Oakland, providing easy access to world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment options.
 

A Hotspot for Real Estate Investment:

For savvy investors and homeowners looking to sell, Albany presents a lucrative opportunity. The city's prime location, coupled with its strong housing market, makes it a desirable destination for buyers seeking both value and quality of life. Whether you're in the market for a charming bungalow or a modern condominium with bay views, Albany offers a diverse range of real estate options to suit every taste and budget.
 

Why Choose Albany?

  • Unbeatable location with easy access to major transportation hubs and urban amenities.
  • A close-knit community that values diversity, inclusivity, and sustainability.
  • Top-rated schools and abundant recreational opportunities for families and individuals alike.
  • A thriving real estate market with opportunities for buyers and sellers to capitalize on.
Albany is much more than just a place to live, it's a lifestyle. Whether you're searching for your dream home or looking to sell, Albany offers a unique blend of community, culture, and convenience that sets it apart from the rest. Come and discover all that Albany has to offer, you won't be disappointed.

Overview for Albany, CA

19,958 people live in Albany, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $58,466. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,958

Total Population

36.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,466

Average individual Income

Around Albany, CA

There's plenty to do around Albany, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
98
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
57
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including NutHouse! Granola Company, Zumba Maya Amago, and Shakti Healing.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.03 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.89 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.26 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.16 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Albany, CA

Albany has 7,586 households, with an average household size of 2.62. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Albany do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,958 people call Albany home. The population density is 11,149.84 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,958

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.6

Median Age

48.53 / 51.47%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,586

Total Households

2.62

Average Household Size

$58,466

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Albany, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Albany. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Bright Star Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Cornell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
MacGregor High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Tilden Preparatory School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Ocean View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

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