Troy, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Troy, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Troy had a population of 3,036 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Troy, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,036
Population in Households 2,521
Population in Familes 2,076
Population in Group Qrtrs 515
Population Density1 845
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,095
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 719
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 637 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 459 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $97,959
Average Home Value $131,646


Median Household Income $32,729
Average Household Income $48,735
Per Capita Income $19,767
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.78% -0.57%
Households -0.29% -0.44%
Families 0.34% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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, 2016 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 # 248 67th
Population Density1 # 288 61st
Diversity Index2 # 256 66th
Median Household Income # 575 22nd
Per Capita Income # 494 33rd

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