Albany is a city in Gentry County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,937 at the 2000 census.
Albany is located at 40°14′53″N 94°19′51″W / 40.24806°N 94.33083°W / 40.24806; -94.33083 (40.248144, -94.330718). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.3 km²), all of it land
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,937 people, 858 households, and 515 families residing in the city. The population density was 790.6 people per square mile (305.3/km²). There were 948 housing units at an average density of 386.9 per square mile (149.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.07% White, 0.05% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.05% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.