Advertising in Albany


The European settlement of Albany, NY happened in 1614, it later became the capital of New York in 1797. Some of the cities near Albany that form a region known as the “Capital District” are Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs. Albany’s main exports in its beginning years were beer, lumber, published works, and ironworks. Albany is known for the earliest railroad systems and one of the first commercial airports in the world.

  • Estimated Population :98,251
  • Foreign born :11.90%
  • Language other than English spoken at home :16.20%
  • High school graduates :89.70%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher :37.30%
  • Median Household income :$42,335
  • Per Capita income :$26,335
  • Population per sq. mile :4,575
  • White :55.60%,Black or African :29.90%,American Indian :0.30%,Asian :6.70%,Others :7.50%

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Business & Education in Albany


  • Albany is home to several businesses of note, they are: Albany Port Railroad, Albany Pump Station, Albany Records, Clough Harbour, CommerceHub, Creighton Manning Engineering, and Trans World Entertainment.
  • Forbes Magazine ranked Albany the third of “The Best Places with the Best Education” in 2005. There are two public universities located within the city limits: University at Albany (SUNY) and Empire State College. Private colleges in the city include The Albany Medical College (AMC), Albany Law School, and The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS).