2010 Demographics

 

Albert Lea Census Profile

General Population Data

2010 Census % of 2010 Total 2000 Census % of 2000 Total Change From 2000 – 2010
Population 18,016 18,356
Male 8,707 48.3% 8,703 47.18% +1.12%
Female 9,309 51.7% 9,656 52.82% -1.12%
Age
Median Age 46.0  41.0
19 and Under 4,293 23.8% 4,664 25.41% -1.61%
20-64 9,696 53.9% 9,774 53.25% +0.65%
65 and Up 4,027 22.3% 3,918 21.35% +0.95%
Relationship
Total Population 18,016 18,356
Population in Households 17,401 96.6% 17,788 96.91% -0.31%
Householders 7,774 43.2% 7,785 42.41% +0.79%
Spouse 3,498 19.4% 3,856 21.01% -1.61%
Child 4,441 24.7% 4,705 25.63% -0.93%
Other Relatives 658 3.7% 509 2.77% +0.93%
Non-relatives 1,030 5.7% 933 5.08% +0.62%
In Group Quarters
Institutionalized 456 2.5% 409 2.23% -0.27%
Non-Institutionalized 159 .9% 159 .87% -0.83%
Houshold by Type
Total Households 7,774  100% 7,785
Family Households 4,644 59.7% 4,828 62.02% -2.32%
Married Couples 3,498 45% 3,856 49.53% -4.53%
Married with Children 1,082 13.9% 1,447 18.59% -4.69%
Non-family Households 3,130 40.3% 2,957 37.98% +2.32%

Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Albert Lea, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2019, are: City Manager, $138,375.12; Director of Public Works/City Engineer $110,780.80; and Director of Public Safety $103,646.40. Date of publication: January 23, 2019.