Facts about Albany

visitors6The Albany, Oregon area is abundant with attractions for every type of visitor.

Interested in the great outdoors? The Northwest Art & Air Festival, showcasing a hot air balloon lift off and vintage planes on display, is ideal for those who enjoy being in touch with the beauty of the great outdoors. Soar above the tree line and enjoy the breath-taking panoramic views of the beautiful state of Oregon!

For those who love to hike or bike and are up for challenging trails, this area is comprised of over 785 acres of county parklands and national forests.

Love music? In the summer months of July and August, groove to your favorite tunes at the River Rhythms concert series. This series features nationally known, as well as local bands, and they perform amidst the stunning atmosphere of Monteith Park. Visit Timber Linn Park to peruse local artists treasures, enjoy live entertainment, or simply take pleasure in delicious foods from restaurants that exude hometown appeal.

 

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Quick Facts About Albany

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany is 7.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany jobs have Increased by 0.15 percent.
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany’s cost of living is 3.00% Higher than the U.S. average.
POPULATION
As of 2014, Albany’s population was 50,239 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 23.09 percent!
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany is $163,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.60 percent.
SCHOOLS
Albany public schools spend $8,683 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 265.4 students per teacher in Albany.

More facts about the City of Albany here.

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