For population 25 years and over in Troy:
For population 15 years and over in Troy town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $392 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Owensboro, KY (23.9 miles , pop. 54,067).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (59.4 miles , pop. 256,231).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (270.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Tell City, IN (1.9 miles ), Cannelton, IN (2.6 miles ), Hawesville, KY (2.6 miles ), Lewisport, KY (2.7 miles ), Grandview, IN (3.3 miles ), Santa Claus, IN (3.3 miles ), Chrisney, IN (3.6 miles ), Cloverport, KY (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 86.80 W
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -84 (-17.6%).
Work and jobs in Troy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Troy, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Troy-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Troy town center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 23.4 miles away from the town center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Troy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.5 miles away from Troy center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Troy center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from the city 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 Perry County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Troy:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.75. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.153. This is significantly worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.9%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Troy compared to Indiana state average:
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Religion statistics for Troy (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Troy government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,042 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,703 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Troy fatal accident list:
Sep 17, 1988 00:22 AM, Water Rd., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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