With a population of 75,249, Albany has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Albany does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Albany is a city found in Georgia, The United States Of America. It is located 31.58 latitude and -84.16 longitude and it is situated at elevation 66 meters above sea level. Albany has a population of 77,434 making it the 8th biggest city in Georgia. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Atlanta.
Tornado activity: Albany-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average.It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.. On 3/20/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Albany city center killed 6 people and injured 200 people and caused $7 million in damages. 35 counties in New York experienced a population decline from 2010 to 2013, although downstate New York and Albany experienced population growth. While far from the fastest-growing region in the state, the Capital Region continues modest population growth, according to recent census estimates.