Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty county, is 150 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia. The city has a population of 76,939.
In Albany, about 38% of adults are married. Albany is known for its large population of single adults.
There is an unusually large share of women in the city.
In 2000, Albany had a median family income of $33,843.
In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Albany ($26,120). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
About 47% of housing units in Albany are owner-occupied.
In Albany, 94% of commuters drive to work. Commuting to work is generally easier in the city than in most places of its size.
Albany strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):
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Counselors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Albany:
Drug Addiction doesn't just destroy the addict, it destroys everything around them. Families and friends that have been affected by a loved one using drugs and need help can attend Nar-Anon meetings to get help for dealing with someone else's addiction that is close to them. Nar-Anon meetings in Albany: