Albany is located in northwest Illinois. Albany is part of Whiteside County. Albany has 1.07 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Albany population is 1,047, which has grown 16.98% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Albany median household income is $53,214 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 22.70% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Albany median house value is $109,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.97% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Albany is better than the state average in quality. The Albany area code is 309.