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Population in 2012: 18,264 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.1%
Males: 8,382  (45.9%)
Females: 9,882  (54.1%)

Median resident age:  25.0 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36082.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,757 (it was $25,352 in 2000)
Troy:

$30,757
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,583

Troy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,976 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Troy:

$160,976
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,481; Detached houses: $161,181; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,587; In 2-unit structures: $210,929; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,108; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $425,559; Mobile homes: $39,149

Median gross rent in 2012: $596.

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  • White alone - 10,211 (57.2%)
  • Black alone - 6,418 (35.9%)
  • Asian alone - 558 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 424 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 162 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 91 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Troy: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (23.1%), Irish (8.2%), United States (7.9%), German (6.0%), English (5.1%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 543 feet

Land area: 26.2 square miles.

Population density: 696 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Troy city:

  • Never married: 49.7%
  • Now married: 36.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

1,310 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia).

This city:  7.3%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Troy, Alabama as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Troy to the number of sex offenders is 494 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $531 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $322 (0.3%)

Troy satellite photo by USGS

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) .

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

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Latitude: 31.80 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,090 (+17.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,904 (73.2%)

Area code: 334

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Crime rates in Troy by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 11010020013
per 100,000 7.17.10.07.20.00.013.80.00.05.516.6
Rapes 951153171075
per 100,000 63.535.77.17.236.221.36.945.865.038.627.6
Robberies 3324232324294542153018
per 100,000 232.7171.6163.6165.7173.6206.2309.5274.997.4165.699.5
Assaults 9575415035102428N/A10389
per 100,000 669.8536.1291.6360.3253.271.1165.1183.3N/A568.4491.8
Burglaries 203130167169210125222263337250251
per 100,000 1431.3929.31187.91217.81519.4889.01527.01721.42189.01379.71387.0
Thefts 751680701837843645626566625648592
per 100,000 5295.14861.04986.56031.66099.44587.24306.03704.74059.83576.23271.3
Auto thefts 3036376329352931N/A4747
per 100,000 211.5257.3263.2454.0209.8248.9199.5202.9N/A259.4259.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A32N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A19.511.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.5) 599.8483.5418.3506.7500.7360.1455.7442.4N/A467.4433.8

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 71 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Alabama average:

2.28

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Troy, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +398 (+2.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Troy-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 113% 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 significantly below Alabama state average. It is 99% 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 the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Troy center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Lewis (U.S. politician) - Congressman, Jean Sasson - Biographer, Cornelius Griffin - Player of football, 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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Troy:

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

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Local government website: www.troyalabama.com

College/University in Troy:

  • Troy University (Full-time enrollment: 13,221; Location: University Avenue; Public; Website: www.troy.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Troy:

  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 41 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)
  • Faulkner University (about 43 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Alabama State University (about 44 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 45 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Tuskegee University (about 46 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 63 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Columbus State University (about 78 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)

Public high school in Troy:

Private high schools in Troy:

  • PIKE LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: HIGHWAY 231 S; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 78; Location: 300 ENZOR DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Troy:

Private elementary/middle school in Troy:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 105 S GEORGE WALLACE DR; Grades: KG - 5)
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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)

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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

 
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: 18198, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-1997), St Public Notif received (FEB-10-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
PIKE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 13102 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH , Population served: 11550, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.6%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 19.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 14.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Troy, AL

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

Troy compared to Alabama state average:

Troy, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Troy, Alabama:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1013 Hwy 231 S, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-4960, Fax: (334) 566-5858
  • Comfort Inn, 805 Hwy 231, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-7799, Fax: (334) 566-8039
  • Scottish Inns, 186 Hwy 231 N, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-4090
  • Holiday Inn Express, US Hwy 231 @ US Hwy 29, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 670-0012, Fax: (334) 670-0012
  • Holiday Inn, Hwy 231 At US 29, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-1150, Fax: (334) 566-7666
  • Hampton Inn, 103 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 807-5900, Fax: (334) 807-0000
  • Best Western/Troy Inn, 100 Hunters Mountain Pkwy, Troy, AL 36079 , Phone: (334) 566-1585, Fax: (334) 566-3033
  • Troy Courtyard By Marriott, 115 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (335) 566-0540, Fax: (334) 566-0541
  • Days Inn Troy, 1260 Us Hwy 231, Troy, AL 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-1630, Fax: (334) 566-7007
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Troy, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Troy travel time to work - commute


Troy mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Troy city (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.68%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents68.5%15.0%4.9%3.8%2.0%
Congregations47.5%21.3%8.8%6.3%1.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchVineyard USALDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.1%0.9%1.5%
Congregations1.3%1.3%1.3%1.3%10.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pike County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Pike County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$25,248$37,8720$0
Other Government Administration 8$28,408$42,6126$4,913
Judicial and Legal 7$13,251$22,7160$0
Police Protection - Officers 47$141,326$36,0830$0
Police - Other 10$23,878$28,6540$0
Firefighters 30$102,167$40,8670$0
Fire - Other 1$3,139$37,6680$0
Correction 4$8,639$25,9170$0
Streets and Highways 9$25,129$33,5050$0
Welfare 0$0 9$7,554
Health 2$6,458$38,7480$0
Solid Waste Management 47$82,576$21,0830$0
Sewerage 9$27,405$36,5400$0
Parks and Recreation 17$50,222$35,4510$0
Water Supply 6$20,787$41,5740$0
Electric Power 19$68,886$43,5070$0
Local Libraries 7$16,725$28,6710$0
Other and Unallocable 5$13,671$32,8100$0
Totals for Government 236$657,915$33,45315$12,467

Troy government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $5,225,000 ($286.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $15,022,000 ($822.49)
    Water Utilities: $5,543,000 ($303.49)
    Police Protection: $3,570,000 ($195.47)
    Regular Highways: $2,132,000 ($116.73)
    Financial Administration: $1,991,000 ($109.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,508,000 ($82.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,428,000 ($78.19)
    Sewerage: $664,000 ($36.36)
    Health - Other: $528,000 ($28.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($12.54)
    Air Transportation: $31,000 ($1.70)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $357,000 ($19.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $923,000 ($50.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,320,000 ($72.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $567,000 ($31.04)
    Regular Highways: $494,000 ($27.05)
    Police Protection: $179,000 ($9.80)
    Financial Administration: $92,000 ($5.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,340,000 ($401.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $353,000 ($19.33)

Troy government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,150,000 ($62.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $640,000 ($35.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $225,000 ($12.32)
    All Other: $219,000 ($11.99)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $59,000 ($3.23)
    Air Transportation: $30,000 ($1.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $160,000 ($8.76)
    Electric Utilities: $121,000 ($6.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $945,000 ($51.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $344,000 ($18.83)
    Sale of Property: $108,000 ($5.91)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $20,756,000 ($1136.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,323,000 ($72.44)
    Gas Utilities: $394,000 ($21.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,248,000 ($68.33)
    Electric Utilities: $566,000 ($30.99)
    Sewerage: $342,000 ($18.73)
    Public Welfare: $81,000 ($4.43)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,833,000 ($264.62)
    Property: $743,000 ($40.68)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $538,000 ($29.46)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $386,000 ($21.13)
    Other Selective Sales: $360,000 ($19.71)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $272,000 ($14.89)
    Motor Vehicle License: $130,000 ($7.12)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $62,000 ($3.39)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000 ($1.37)

Troy government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,555,000 ($1015.93)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,465,000 ($956.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,745,000 ($916.83)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,100,000 ($772.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,940,000 ($325.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,295,000 ($180.41)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,090,000 ($59.68)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $198,000 ($10.84)
    End of Fiscal Year: $149,000 ($8.16)

Troy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,671,000 ($91.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,499,000 ($1067.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,736,000 ($1135.35)

7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Pike County:

0.31%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Coffee County, AL  0.69% ($30,215 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.57% ($24,453)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.46% ($26,535)


7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.87% ($28,395 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.84% ($23,282)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.51% ($22,447)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Troy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 87 meters (285ft)
Total costs: $35,190,000
Total average daily traffic: 98,298
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,392

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 4
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Troy, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Troy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 178 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Troy, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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: 58 (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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Troy, AL

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
Businesses in Troy, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
GNC1Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS2
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Waffle House2
Lane Furniture2Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Marriott1YMCA1

Troy on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
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  • Louis B. Johnson (6)
  • Darren Scholl (3)
  • N. Kenneth Campbell (3)
  • Roderic Nathan Uphaus (2)
  • Newton K. Campbell (1)
  • Roderic N Uphaus (1)
  • John Caleb Dawson (1)
  • Kw Container (1)
  • Kenneth J. Reed (1)
  • Keith Rukvina (1)

Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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