Troy, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 19,037 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.6%
Males: 8,886  (46.7%)
Females: 10,151  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

25.9 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36082.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,623 (it was $25,352 in 2000)
Troy:

$31,623
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,374 (it was $15,589 in 2000)

Troy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $157,879 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Troy:

$157,879
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $656.

March 2019 cost of living index in Troy: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.5%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Troy, AL (2017)
    • 9,82951.5%White alone
    • 7,99341.8%Black alone
    • 7263.8%Asian alone
    • 4342.3%Two or more races
    • 1000.5%American Indian alone
    • 640.3%Hispanic
    • 200.1%Other race alone

Races in Troy detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Troy, Alabama as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Troy is 346 to 1.


Crime rates in Troy by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.6)
3
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
6
(31.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(36.2)
3
(21.3)
1
(6.9)
7
(45.8)
10
(65.0)
7
(38.6)
5
(27.6)
15
(81.8)
11
(57.6)
17
(87.7)
6
(31.6)
5
(25.8)
7
(36.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(173.6)
29
(206.2)
45
(309.5)
42
(274.9)
15
(97.4)
30
(165.6)
18
(99.5)
18
(98.2)
22
(115.2)
22
(113.5)
19
(100.1)
23
(118.8)
28
(146.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
35
(253.2)
10
(71.1)
24
(165.1)
28
(183.3)
N/A103
(568.4)
89
(491.8)
96
(523.8)
93
(487.0)
127
(655.4)
162
(853.3)
193
(996.9)
262
(1,368)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
210
(1,519)
125
(889.0)
222
(1,527)
263
(1,721)
337
(2,189)
250
(1,380)
251
(1,387)
225
(1,228)
217
(1,136)
139
(717.3)
156
(821.7)
193
(996.9)
192
(1,002)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
843
(6,099)
645
(4,587)
626
(4,306)
566
(3,705)
625
(4,060)
648
(3,576)
592
(3,271)
630
(3,437)
679
(3,556)
658
(3,396)
740
(3,898)
735
(3,796)
713
(3,721)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(209.8)
35
(248.9)
29
(199.5)
31
(202.9)
N/A47
(259.4)
47
(259.7)
52
(283.7)
46
(240.9)
56
(289.0)
53
(279.2)
51
(263.4)
56
(292.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A3
(19.5)
2
(11.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)498.8358.8454.0440.7449.3465.7432.2478.5419.1475.5461.7508.7651.6

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City-data.com crime index in Troy, AL

Crime rate in Troy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 77 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.97
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (29.4%), African (17.5%), English (4.9%), German (2.5%), Irish (1.6%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 543 feet

Land area: 26.2 square miles.

Population density: 726 people per square mile   (low).

Troy, Alabama map

924 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:

4.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $596 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $356 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (42.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (576.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Banks, AL (2.7 miles ),
Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (2.8 miles ),
Needmore, AL (3.0 miles ),
Henderson-Spring Hill, AL (3.0 miles ),
Brundidge, AL (3.2 miles ),
Banks-Josie, AL (3.3 miles ),
Goshen, AL (3.3 miles ),
Petrey, AL (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 31.80 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,648 (+19.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,661 (78.9%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Troy, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Troy, AL in 2017
Troy satellite photo by USGS

Troy tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2009: 77 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2010: 56 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2017: 61 buildings, average cost: $147,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Troy, AL residents
Average permit cost in Troy, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Troy, AL
Historical housing units in Troy, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +398 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Troy, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Troy, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)

Average climate in Troy, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Troy, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Troy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Troy city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Troy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Troy center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from Troy center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 386.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from Troy center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 247.7 miles away from Troy center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Troy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Troy:

  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE OF ALABAMA, LLC (413 SOUTH BRUNDIDGE STREET, SUITE B)
  • TROY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, 1330 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE TROY (199 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH)
  • TROY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (515 ELBA HIGHWAY)
  • FMC TROY (606 BOTTS AVE)
  • ALACARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (824 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH)
  • PIKE COUNTY HOME CARE (900 SOUTH FRANKLIN DRIVE)

Airports located in Troy:

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College/University in Troy:

  • Troy University (Full-time enrollment: 16,148; Location: University Avenue; Public; Website: www.troy.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Troy:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 36 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 43 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 44 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 45 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Tuskegee University (about 47 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 62 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

Public high schools in Troy:

  • CHARLES HENDERSON HIGH SCH (Students: 671, Location: 150 GEORGE WALLACE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TROY-PIKE CTR FOR TECH (Location: 285 GIBBS ST, Grades: 8-12)
  • PIKE CO ALT LEARNING CTR (Location: 101 WEST LOVE STREET, Grades: 5-12)
  • ALT LEARNING CTR (Location: 211 LAKE AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Troy:

  • PIKE LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL (Students: 470, Location: HIGHWAY 231 S, Grades: UG-12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 71, Location: 601 UNION HILL RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Troy:

Private elementary/middle school in Troy:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: 105 S GEORGE WALLACE DR, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Troy

Library in Troy:

  • TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $535,978; Location: 300 NORTH THREE NOTCH STREET; 78,363 books; 3,552 audio materials; 2,131 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 72 state licensed databases; 139 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Troy: Troy Country Club (A), Troy Prison Camp (B), Troy Industrial Park (C), Trojan Oaks Golf Course (D), Baptist Childrens Home (E), Meeksville Volunteer Fire Department (F), Adams Administration Building (G), Adams Center (H), Anderson Hall (I), Bibb Graves Hall (J), Clements Hall (K), Colley Hall (L), Cowart Hall (M), Dill Hall (N), Eldridge Hall (O), Gardner Hall (P), Hamil Hall (Q), Long Hall (R), Malone Hall (S), McCall Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Parklane Shopping Center (1), Southland Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Troy include: Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Gods Way Baptist Church (C), Greater Macedonia Miracle Temple (D), Green Drive Baptist Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), Park Memorial United Methodist Church (G), Riverview Baptist Church (H), Saint Martins Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Jones Cemetery (2), Mullins Cemetery (3), Sanders Cemetery (4), Union Hill Cemetery (5), Copeland Cemetery (6), Beulah Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Heads Pond (A), Renfroe Lake (B), Walters Pond (C), The Pocosinlake (D), W R Chapman Lake Number One (E), W R Chapman Lake Number Two (F), Crowes Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Troy include: College Street Historic District (1), Fountain Drive Park (2), Washington Street Park (3), Murphree Park (4), Memorial Stadium (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pioneer Museum of Alabama (248 Highway 231 North) (1), Conecuh River Depot (Museums; 246 Highway 231 North) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Troy (811 Us 231) (1), Super 8 Motel (1013 Highway 231 South) (2), Days Inn (1260 Highway 231 South) (3), Scottish Inns (186 Highway 231 North) (4), Hampton Inn Troy (103 Troy Plaza Loop) (5), Econo Lodge Troy State University (1013 Highway 231 S) (6), Super Eight Motel (1013 Highway 231 South) (7), Holiday Inn - General Manager (Highway 231 Bypass) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Troy City - Municipal Court (300 East Elm Street) (1), Pike County - Circuit Court Judge (120 West Church Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Lewis (U.S. politician) - Congressman, Jean Sasson - Biographer, Cornelius Griffin - Football player, Manuel H. Johnson - Economist, J. Richard Blankenship - Diplomat, Jesse Hill Ford - Novelist, Joey Moultry - College football player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), Kendaris Pelton - College basketball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles), Pinetop Smith - Ike Turner's teacher, William Lundy - Confederate Army soldier.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Troy and their reported violations in the past:

TROY UTILITIES (CITY OF) (Population served: 19,665, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PIKE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 13102 US HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH , Population served: 10,590, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Troy in 2010:

  • 1,730 people in college/university student housing
  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Troy in 2000:

  • 1,069 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 77 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in halfway houses

Banks with branches in Troy (2011 data):

  • Troy Bank & Trust Company: Highway 231 South Branch, North Three Notch Street Branch, at 1000 Highway 231 South. Info updated 2008/09/24: Bank assets: $852.0 mil, Deposits: $714.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Trust No. 3 Under The Will Of Charles Henderson
  • Regions Bank: University Branch at 801 George Wallace Drive, branch established on 1973/02/19; South Court Square Branch at 63 South Court Square, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Troy Branch at 1219 Hwy 231 S, branch established on 1991/07/18. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Troy Main Branch at 855 Highway 231 S, branch established on 1973/03/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First National Bank of Brundidge: Park Street Branch at 615 Park Street, branch established on 2002/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $99.4 mil, Deposits: $83.1 mil, headquarters in Brundidge, AL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Brundidge Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Troy:

Marital status in Troy, AL
  • Never married: 58.0%
  • Now married: 29.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Troy
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Troy, AL (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,09852
Black Protestant3,67519
Mainline Protestant2,44214
Other3253
Catholic2151
None16,144-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pike County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Pike County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Pike County:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.7%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Troy:

46.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Troy:

29.0
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Troy:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Troy:

80.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Troy, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 55$209,753$45,7640$0
Firefighters 33$103,460$37,6220$0
Solid Waste Management 25$53,143$25,5090$0
Electric Power 21$84,143$48,0820$0
Parks and Recreation 16$50,264$37,69875$33,214
Police - Other 15$42,629$34,1034$443
Streets and Highways 15$33,214$26,5710$0
Sewerage 13$38,041$35,1150$0
Transit 9$19,763$26,3511$1,284
Water Supply 9$23,310$31,0800$0
Financial Administration 8$41,494$62,2414$3,853
Judicial and Legal 8$23,886$35,8291$332
Welfare 8$21,811$32,7175$2,768
Local Libraries 7$24,357$41,7557$6,643
Correction 7$15,992$27,4150$0
Other Government Administration 7$15,823$27,1251$1,594
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$16,829$67,3160$0
Fire - Other 1$4,429$53,1480$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 260$822,341$37,95498$50,131

Troy government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,670,000 ($192.78)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $29,326,000 ($1540.47)
    Hospitals: $26,296,000 ($1381.31)
    Police Protection: $5,878,000 ($308.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,722,000 ($195.51)
    Central Staff Services: $3,483,000 ($182.96)
    Sewerage: $2,689,000 ($141.25)
    Water Utilities: $2,607,000 ($136.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,553,000 ($134.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,362,000 ($124.07)
    General - Other: $1,210,000 ($63.56)
    Regular Highways: $1,024,000 ($53.79)
    Libraries: $673,000 ($35.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $527,000 ($27.68)
    Transit Utilities: $501,000 ($26.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $349,000 ($18.33)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $569,000 ($29.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,197,000 ($62.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,238,000 ($117.56)
    Electric Utilities: $1,544,000 ($81.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000 ($49.80)
    Water Utilities: $856,000 ($44.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $429,000 ($22.54)
    Police Protection: $213,000 ($11.19)
    General - Other: $60,000 ($3.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($0.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($0.68)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $174,000 ($9.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($7.62)

Troy government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $26,387,000 ($1386.09)
    Sewerage: $2,388,000 ($125.44)
    Other: $986,000 ($51.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $754,000 ($39.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $551,000 ($28.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,163,000 ($61.09)
    Rents: $671,000 ($35.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $600,000 ($31.52)
    Interest Earnings: $531,000 ($27.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $38,319,000 ($2012.87)
    Water Utilities: $2,591,000 ($136.10)
    Transit Utilities: $78,000 ($4.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $733,000 ($38.50)
    Transit Utilities: $232,000 ($12.19)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($4.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,106,000 ($478.33)
    Property: $1,286,000 ($67.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $749,000 ($39.34)
    Public Utility License: $694,000 ($36.46)
    Other License: $351,000 ($18.44)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $304,000 ($15.97)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $51,000 ($2.68)

Troy government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,653,000 ($3606.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,094,000 ($2683.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,090,000 ($1370.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,532,000 ($448.18)

Troy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,572,000 ($397.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,562,000 ($1868.05)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,373,000 ($177.18)

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coffee County, AL  0.67% ($31,623 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.51% ($28,981)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.36% ($30,568)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.78% ($37,390 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.69% ($35,611)
to Dale County, AL  0.40% ($30,548)
Businesses in Troy, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS2
Hilton1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Waffle House2
Kincaid1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Troy:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Troy:

  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Troy:

  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Troy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 669ft / 204mTotal length
  • $64,682,000Total costs
  • 121,770Total average daily traffic
  • 19,932Total average daily truck traffic
  • 111,517Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic
New bridges in Troy, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Troy, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Troy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 243 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Troy, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Troy)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Troy)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of reported fires - 126 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Troy, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.8%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Troy, AL
    • 52140.8%Outside Fires
    • 41632.6%Structure Fires
    • 26020.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 796.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Troy, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Troy, Alabama:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1013 Hwy 231 S, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-4960, Fax: (334) 566-5858
  • Econo Lodge, 805 Hwy 231, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-7799, Fax: (334) 566-8039
  • Scottish Inns, 186 Hwy 231 N, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-4090
  • Quality Inn Troy, 204 US Hwy 231 N, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-1150, Fax: (334) 566-7666
  • Best Western/Troy Inn, 100 Hunters Mountain Pkwy, Troy, Alabama 36079 , Phone: (334) 566-1585, Fax: (334) 566-3033
  • Courtyard Troy, 115 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-0540, Fax: (334) 566-0541
  • Days Inn Troy, 1260 Us Hwy 231, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-1630, Fax: (334) 566-7007
  • Econo Lodge of Troy, 811 US-231, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-7799, Fax: (334) 566-8039
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Troy, Alabama
Most common first names in Troy, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22472.5 years
Mary19576.5 years
Willie17071.4 years
John16073.1 years
William13572.9 years
Annie11880.5 years
Robert8973.4 years
George6177.0 years
Charles5772.5 years
Mattie5380.2 years
Most common last names in Troy, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones10075.0 years
Smith9375.0 years
Williams8071.0 years
Davis6474.3 years
Johnson6175.7 years
Jackson5673.3 years
Brown5170.3 years
Green5077.9 years
Thomas4975.6 years
Flowers4378.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Troy, AL
  • 75.4%Electricity
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Troy, AL
  • 93.7%Electricity
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Troy compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Troy on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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