Troy, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Troy, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Troy had a population of 3,046 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Troy is located at latitude 35.3646 and longitude -79.8919 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Troy (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Town of Troy (GNIS ID: 2406760) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Troy is located within Township of Troy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Troy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Troy, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,046
Population in Households 2,511
Population in Familes 2,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 535
Population Density1 848
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,080
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 709
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 628 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $118,312
Average Home Value $149,880


Median Household Income $33,242
Average Household Income $46,458
Per Capita Income $17,565
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.87% -0.44%
Households -0.61% -0.47%
Families 0.13% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Troy, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troy to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 246 67th
Population Density1 # 286 61st
Diversity Index2 # 253 65th
Median Household Income # 554 25th
Per Capita Income # 571 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.