Troy, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Troy, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Troy had a population of 3,027 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Troy, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,027
Population in Households 2,508
Population in Familes 2,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 519
Population Density2 843
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $35,743
Average Household Income $50,894
Per Capita Income $20,119


Total Housing Units 1,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 596 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 471 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 208 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $103,810
Average Home Value $137,584


Total Households 1,067
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.63% -0.43%
Households -0.53% -0.49%
Families -0.09% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

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, 2018 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 # 249 66th
Population Density # 287 61st
Diversity Index # 234 68th
Median Household Income # 567 23rd
Per Capita Income # 544 27th

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