Troy, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,301 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 1,608  (48.7%)
Females: 1,693  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27371.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,869 (it was $22,933 in 2000)
Troy:

$25,869
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,272 (it was $11,420 in 2000)

Troy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,487 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Troy:

$100,487
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,710; detached houses: $147,112; mobile homes: $26,327

Median gross rent in 2017: $480.

March 2019 cost of living index in Troy: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.6%
(26.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.0% for Black residents, 68.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Troy, NC (2017)
    • 1,61246.8%White alone
    • 1,56545.4%Black alone
    • 1424.1%Two or more races
    • 822.4%Hispanic
    • 260.8%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Troy, North Carolina as of December 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Troy is 233 to 1.


Crime rates in Troy by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(28.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(56.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.7)
1
(29.6)
3
(88.2)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.6)
1
(29.3)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(56.8)
3
(90.0)
9
(264.1)
5
(148.2)
3
(88.2)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(62.3)
1
(28.7)
1
(28.9)
3
(88.9)
2
(58.6)
1
(29.4)
2
(61.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(227.3)
23
(689.9)
14
(410.8)
20
(592.9)
8
(235.1)
11
(318.1)
19
(588.4)
6
(187.0)
13
(372.7)
4
(115.7)
8
(237.2)
6
(175.9)
5
(147.1)
11
(335.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(937.8)
51
(1,530)
31
(909.6)
30
(889.4)
31
(911.0)
25
(723.0)
23
(712.3)
15
(467.6)
24
(688.1)
27
(781.3)
32
(948.7)
26
(762.2)
25
(735.5)
18
(549.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
123
(3,495)
201
(6,029)
134
(3,932)
147
(4,358)
118
(3,468)
92
(2,660)
130
(4,026)
95
(2,961)
94
(2,695)
57
(1,649)
97
(2,876)
49
(1,437)
72
(2,118)
63
(1,924)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(113.7)
4
(120.0)
3
(88.0)
8
(237.2)
7
(205.7)
6
(173.5)
6
(185.8)
7
(218.2)
2
(57.3)
3
(86.8)
2
(59.3)
3
(88.0)
5
(147.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(90.0)
2
(58.7)
1
(29.6)
2
(58.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)379.4522.8436.3442.3362.9266.3343.4287.1243.7159.4284.0311.3209.8286.4

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City-data.com crime index in Troy, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Troy, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (16.5%), English (5.3%), German (3.1%), European (1.4%), Irish (1.4%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 2.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,113 people per square mile   (low).

Troy, North Carolina map

63 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.8%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,321 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $808 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (39.8 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (49.9 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (412.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Biscoe, NC (2.6 miles ),
Star, NC (2.6 miles ),
Candor, NC (3.1 miles ),
Mount Gilead, NC (3.4 miles ),
Badin, NC (3.6 miles ),
Seagrove, NC (3.8 miles ),
Norwood, NC (4.0 miles ),
Norman, NC (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 79.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,247 (+65.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 417 (42.2%)

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Troy, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Troy, NC in 2017
Troy satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Troy, NC
Historical housing units in Troy, NC
Most common industries in Troy, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.6%)
  • Apparel (10.4%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Apparel (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.1%)
  • Apparel (12.9%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Troy, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Troy, North Carolina

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Troy, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Troy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Troy town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Troy center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from Troy center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Troy center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.8 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 Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Troy topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST BANCORP /NC/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Troy:

  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 520 ALLEN STREET)
  • HOME CARE OF THE CAROLINAS (707 ALBEMARLE ROAD SUITE 2)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Troy:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF BISCOE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BISCOE, NC)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY INC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BISCOE, NC)
  • MT GILEAD CHILDREN'S HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MOUNT GILEAD, NC)
  • MYRTLEWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 12 miles away; MOUNT GILEAD, NC)
  • FORREST OAKES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • ROBERT W THOMPSON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • MARIE G. SMITH GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)

Heliports located in Troy:

College/University in Troy:

  • Montgomery Community College (Full-time enrollment: 675; Location: 1011 Page St; Public; Website: www.montgomery.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:

  • Stanly Community College (about 20 miles; Albemarle, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,307)
  • Randolph Community College (about 22 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 29 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Richmond Community College (about 34 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 39 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 39 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Wingate University (about 41 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)

Public high school in Troy:

Private high schools in Troy:

  • WESCARE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 78, Location: 1368 NC HWY 134 N, Grades: KG-12)
  • FWM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46, Location: 401 TROY-CANTOR RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Troy:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Troy City Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Troy: FIRST BANCORP /NC/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Troy: Trinity Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Southside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: State Of North Carolina - Magistrate Office (Court House), State Of North Carolina - District Court Counselor (Court House).

Birthplace of: Henry F. Warner - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Montgomery 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:

LAUREL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Troy that have no violations reported:

  • LONG HILL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.1%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


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
531 people in state prisons in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Troy in 2000:

  • 740 people in state prisons
  • 49 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Troy (2011 data):

  • First Bank: at 341 North Main Street, Montgomery Square Branch, Operations Branch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • The Fidelity Bank: Troy Branch at 315 Albemarle Road, branch established on 1977/04/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Troy:

Marital status in Troy, NC
  • Never married: 42.6%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
North Carolina average:

11.9

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

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Religion statistics for Troy, NC (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,37351
Mainline Protestant3,08729
Black Protestant2,32916
Catholic6811
Orthodox561
Other31
None14,318-
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: 4
Here:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montgomery County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

19.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Troy:

28.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Troy:

11.1%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Troy:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Troy:

55.7%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Troy, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$29,860$32,5751$193
Streets and Highways 6$16,696$33,3921$1,672
Other Government Administration 4$7,530$22,5900$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,869$35,60721$10,933
Financial Administration 4$18,150$54,4500$0
Sewerage 3$10,448$41,7920$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$664
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$94,553$35,45724$13,462

Troy government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($28.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $824,000 ($249.62)
    Police Protection: $678,000 ($205.39)
    Sewerage: $646,000 ($195.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $583,000 ($176.61)
    Central Staff Services: $344,000 ($104.21)
    Financial Administration: $329,000 ($99.67)
    Regular Highways: $301,000 ($91.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($40.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000 ($16.66)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($9.69)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($2.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($13.03)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($5.15)
    Other - Libraries: $6,000 ($1.82)
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000 ($0.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $302,000 ($91.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,148,000 ($347.77)

Troy government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $619,000 ($187.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $277,000 ($83.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($29.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($1.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($28.78)
    Other: $39,000 ($11.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $111,000 ($33.63)
    Donations From Private Sources: $85,000 ($25.75)
    Sale of Property: $69,000 ($20.90)
    Rents: $47,000 ($14.24)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($2.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $813,000 ($246.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $612,000 ($185.40)
    General Local Government Support: $293,000 ($88.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $250,000 ($75.73)
    Highways: $95,000 ($28.78)
    Other: $20,000 ($6.06)
  • Tax - Property: $806,000 ($244.17)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $585,000 ($177.22)
    Amusements Sales: $12,000 ($3.64)
    Other License: $2,000 ($0.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.30)

Troy government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $660,000 ($199.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $528,000 ($159.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000 ($39.99)

Troy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,247,000 ($377.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,011,000 ($306.27)

5.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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 Randolph County, NC  0.90% ($53,073 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.83% ($44,684)
from Stanly County, NC  0.67% ($30,148)


6.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Randolph County, NC  1.07% ($33,909 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.86% ($36,835)
to Stanly County, NC  0.75% ($29,942)
Businesses in Troy, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
CVS1Lane Furniture2
FedEx1McDonald's1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS4

Strongest AM radio stations in Troy:

  • WJRM (1390 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Troy:

  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Troy:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Troy: Henry F. Warner.

Troy fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Troy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 74.4mTotal length
  • 50,180Total average daily traffic
  • 3,731Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100,360Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Troy, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Troy, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Troy)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

51 (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, NC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Troy)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2249Y , Serial Number: 17700049, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/29/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 08/19/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Bernie E Blake, 3796 River Rd, Troy, NC 27371
  • Aircraft: DUCAR MICHAEL J JDT 1400Z HI-MAX (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 541MD , Serial Number: 4808, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 07/26/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Bernie E Blake, 3796 River Rd, Troy, NC 27371
  • Aircraft: TALBERT BILLY L BAKENG DEUCE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-290-D2 (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 343FT , Serial Number: 101, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Billy L Talbert, 455 Warner Rd, Troy, NC 27371
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/22/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42969 , Serial Number: 15328, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Billy G Bowman, 600 Green Gap Shrs, Troy, NC 27371
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/22/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4428H , Serial Number: 15-213, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Billy G Bowman, 600 Green Gap Shrs, Troy, NC 27371
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/23/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of fires - 63 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Troy, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.8%), and Structure Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Troy, NC
    • 21943.8%Outside Fires
    • 15731.4%Structure Fires
    • 7014.0%Other
    • 5410.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Troy, NC
Most common first names in Troy, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7772.3 years
John6573.9 years
William6470.9 years
Mary5878.2 years
Robert3068.0 years
Charles2170.8 years
George2179.0 years
Charlie1878.7 years
Ruth1775.9 years
Minnie1779.5 years
Most common last names in Troy, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morris5078.5 years
Russell4881.7 years
Saunders3471.7 years
Cranford3372.2 years
Hurley3279.5 years
Thompson3271.0 years
Brown2974.5 years
Smith2971.9 years
Harris2768.6 years
Morton2672.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Troy, NC
  • 47.7%Electricity
  • 23.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Troy, NC
  • 91.3%Electricity
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Troy compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Troy on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #100 (27371) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Ramesh Veerasurla (1)
  • Stephen P. Sutton (1)
  • Kenneth Mitchell Whitesell (1)
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