Albany

Education

4.2/5

Healthcare

2.2/5

City Score

Living in Albany

Safety

3/5

Culture

1.9/5

Things to do in Albany

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Economy in Albany

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

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GDP growth

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Income tax rate

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Corporate tax rate

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Sales tax

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Size of government

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Sound money

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International trade

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Regulation

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Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Albany

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Cost of Living Index

72.0%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Popular

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

Mid High

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Albany

Top phone carriers

T-Mobile (best coverage)

AT&T

Verizon

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $8.0

Very high

Restaurants in Albany

New World Bistro Bar: 2317 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 892 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 708 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 561 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 156 reviews

Cafe Madison: 1625 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 853 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 227 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 542 reviews

677 Prime: 3652 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 673 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 446 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 229 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 119 reviews
Opentable: 4.8/5, 2184 reviews

The Standard and Lounge: 2889 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 719 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.2/5, 360 reviews
Facebook: 4.2/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 3/5, 285 reviews
Opentable: 4.5/5, 1523 reviews

110 Grill – Albany: 1129 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 677 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 78 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 170 reviews
Opentable: 4.2/5, 203 reviews

Daily Grind: 456 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 272 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 33 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 151 reviews

Hill Street Cafe: 418 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 297 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 30 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 77 reviews
Zomato: 3.5/5, 14 reviews

Healthy On Lark: 195 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 122 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 6 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 67 reviews

Son of Egg: 175 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 115 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 59 reviews

Cafe One Eleven: 71 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 46 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 6 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 19 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Albany

Iron Gate Cafe: 1980 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 1150 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 279 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 4.7 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 550 reviews

Cafe Madison: 1676 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 870 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 140 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 4.6 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 547 reviews
Zomato: 4.6/5, 118 reviews

Peaches Café: 935 reviews

Google: 4.1/5, 575 reviews
Tripadvisor: 3.5/5, 158 reviews
Yelp: 3/5, 202 reviews

Stagecoach Coffee: 649 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 94 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 492 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 63 reviews

Stacks Espresso Bar: 436 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 284 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 16 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 136 reviews

Druthers Brewing Company: 1326 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 642 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 274 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 409 reviews
Opentable: 3.3/5, 1 reviews

ama cocina: 1370 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 669 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 115 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 369 reviews
Opentable: 4.4/5, 215 reviews

Savoy Taproom: 659 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 495 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 22 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 96 reviews
Opentable: 4.6/5, 46 reviews

The Cuckoos Nest: 815 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 464 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.7/5, 49 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 301 reviews

Jacks Oyster House: 2988 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 513 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.2/5, 519 reviews
Facebook: 4.2/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 246 reviews
Opentable: 4.7/5, 1708 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Albany

#345 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Mid Low

4 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Albany $312/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Bull Moose Club Albany : 1

2. Albany Beahive : No reviews

3. Hone Coworks : No reviews

4. BEAHIVE Albany : No reviews

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Gyms/Health & Fitness in Albany

Orangetheory Fitness: 136 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 119 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 16 reviews

Albany Strength: 132 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 121 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 11 reviews

Aevitas Fitness: 113 reviews

Google: 5/5, 106 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 7 reviews

Corey House Fitness: 99 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 99 reviews

4 Pillar Fitness: 87 reviews

Google: 5/5, 17 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 70 reviews

PWR: 72 reviews

Google: 5/5, 72 reviews

CrossFit Shatter: 57 reviews

Google: 5/5, 38 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 18 reviews

Freestyle Fitness Center: 38 reviews

Google: 5/5, 37 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 1 reviews

Kindred Strength: 34 reviews

Google: 5/5, 34 reviews

Intensity Athletics: 28 reviews

Google: 5/5, 18 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 10 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Albany

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Population Density

Mid Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Albany

1. Banana Bread
2. Cheesecake
3. Ice Cream
4. Pancake
5. Brownie

6. Cosmopolitan

7. Hurricane

8. Chili

9. Manhattan

10. Hamburger

Environment in Albany

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Climate Index

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High°C18.32024.428.332.810210310236.129.423.317.2
Low°C8.81013.316.12024.428.929.426.219.413.38.8
SunshineVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunny
RainfallNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainyNot rainy
WindSemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windySemi-windy
CloudNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudyNot cloudy

Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Albany

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Individual freedom

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Equality

%

National Security

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Rule of law

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Legal system

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Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

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Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

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Freedom of movement

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Freedom of expression

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Culture in Albany

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

A / B

Main Sport:

American Football

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

1

Time zone:

UTC-10:00 to -05:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Safe

Nearby Cities

Jersey City, NJ
134 miles
Newark, NJ
134 miles
New York, NY
135 miles
Boston, MA
139 miles
Montreal, Canada
197 miles

Nearby Airports

Boston Logan International Airport
21 km
Bradley International Airport
238 km
Bradley International Airport
238 km
LaGuardia Airport
250 km
Newark Liberty International Airport
267 km

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