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Troy, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Troy is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 35.3646 and longitude -79.8919. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Troy, but most people and references simply refer to it as Troy, North Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Troy indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Troy, NC Boundary Map

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Troy, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,094
Population in Households 2,537
Population in Familes 2,089
Population in Group Qrtrs 557
Population Density1 861
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 715
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 638 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 452 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $104,425
Average Home Value $139,432
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,619
Average Household Income $46,686
Per Capita Income $17,525
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.71% -0.45%
Households -0.53% -0.48%
Families 0.37% -0.59%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

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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, 2014 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 # 243 67th
Population Density1 # 275 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 263 65th
Median Household Income # 540 27th
Per Capita Income # 572 23rd

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