Albany County’s strategic location makes it one of the most accessible regions with access to over half of the purchasing power of North America. The County’s interstates, rail lines, airport, and ports offer superb connectivity to northeast markets and their major metropolitan areas. Businesses are able to access two major rivers and the Erie Canal, as well as the Ports of Albany and Coeymans- creating easy access to international markets.
Our 10 colleges and universities teach over 40,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs, giving our region’s employers an abundance of well-educated, work-ready individuals to draw on.
For those businesses needing more experienced professionals, Albany County has what you need. Over 20% of the county’s population has a Graduate/Professional degree, 8% higher than the national average