Best Places to Live in Albany, Louisiana

Capital city / Industrial city / College town - Southeast Louisiana along the Mississippi River north of the Mississippi Delta
Pros
-Historic interest
-College-town amenities
-Future job growth
Cons
-Crime rate
-Hot, humid summers
-Uncertain future

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What Bert Has To Say About Baton Rouge Metro Area

Home to Louisiana State and Southern universities, Baton Rouge lies about 30 miles up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and 65 miles from the coast. A rich past as an ocean port, center for antebellum commerce, and Louisiana’s colorful political history adds spice to the local character. There are many points of interest along the shady streets with their gracious old homes.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Louisiana
County: Livingston County
Metro Area: Baton Rouge Metro Area
City: Albany
Zip Codes: 70711
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany is 5.60% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany jobs have increased by 2.06%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany's cost of living is 11.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Albany's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Albany's population is 1,104 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 71.16%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany is $142,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 23.38%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Albany public schools spend $8,909 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.8 students per teacher in Albany. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Albany

It's not a good time to buy in Albany. Home Appreciation is down -0.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Albany Real Estate.

The median home price in Albany is $142,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN ALBANY, LOUISIANA
70711