Troy, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 3,399 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 1,685  (49.6%)
Females: 1,714  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 27371.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,061 (it was $22,933 in 2000)
Troy:

$26,061
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,435 (it was $11,420 in 2000)

Troy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,935 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Troy:

$95,935
NC:

$154,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $530.

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  • Races in Troy, NC (2013)

    Troy races chart
    • 1,79151.1%White alone
    • 1,27836.4%Black alone
    • 2798.0%Hispanic
    • 832.4%Two or more races
    • 712.0%Other race alone
    • 110.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Troy: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Troy, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (11.2%), German (10.3%), United States (7.9%), English (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 2.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,146 people per square mile   (low).

Troy,NC real estate house value index trend

Troy, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Troy town:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 38.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

130 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This town:

3.7%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $864 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,065 (1.0%)

Troy satellite photo by USGS

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: +1,778 (+51.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 578 (61.9%)

Area code: 910

Troy household income distribution Troy home values distribution

Crime rates in Troy by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 2001000000100
per 100,000 56.40.00.028.40.00.00.00.00.00.031.20.00.0
Rapes 01120213100N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.028.628.456.80.058.729.688.228.90.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 6752395310211
per 100,000 169.2200.4142.056.890.0264.1148.288.228.90.062.328.728.9
Assaults 812148231420811196134
per 100,000 225.6343.5397.7227.3689.9410.8592.9235.1318.1588.4187.0372.7115.7
Burglaries 49363333513130312523152427
per 100,000 1,381.81,030.6937.5937.81,529.7909.6889.4911.0723.0712.3467.6688.1781.3
Thefts 18314112812320113414711892130959457
per 100,000 5,160.74,036.63,636.43,495.36,028.83,931.94,358.13,467.52,660.54,026.02,961.32,695.01,649.3
Auto thefts 9474438766723
per 100,000 253.8114.5198.9113.7120.088.0237.2205.7173.5185.8218.257.386.8
Arson 2400321200020
per 100,000 56.4114.50.00.090.058.729.658.80.00.00.057.30.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 497.5368.8347.6354.7488.7407.9413.5339.3249.0321.1268.4227.8149.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Troy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
North Carolina average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Troy: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Troy, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, 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

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

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

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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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 41.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.4%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.7% for Black residents, 54.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 96.2% for two or more races residents)
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

Troy, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
North Carolina average:

12.4

Troy travel time to work - commute Troy mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Troy town (based on Montgomery County data)

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
Montgomery County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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.
State:

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:
This county:

19.1%
State:

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
Financial Administration 4$18,150$54,4500$0
Other Government Administration 4$7,530$22,5900$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$29,860$32,5751$193
Police - Other 0$0 1$664
Streets and Highways 6$16,696$33,3921$1,672
Sewerage 3$10,448$41,7920$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,869$35,60721$10,933
Totals for Government 32$94,553$35,45724$13,462

Troy government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $312,000 ($91.79)
    General: $53,000 ($15.59)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($12.06)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $698,000 ($205.35)
    Police Protection: $510,000 ($150.04)
    Central Staff Services: $497,000 ($146.22)
    Regular Highways: $375,000 ($110.33)
    Water Utilities: $299,000 ($87.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $93,000 ($27.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $71,000 ($20.89)
    General - Other: $62,000 ($18.24)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($8.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $10,000 ($2.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($2.65)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($1.77)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($14.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $91,000 ($26.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($20.01)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($7.36)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($5.30)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.65)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($2.35)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($1.77)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $930,000 ($273.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.29)

Troy government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $939,000 ($276.26)
    All Other: $16,000 ($4.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $53,000 ($15.59)
    All Other: $16,000 ($4.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $469,000 ($137.98)
    All Other: $31,000 ($9.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $115,000 ($33.83)
    General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($8.83)
    Rents: $20,000 ($5.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $402,000 ($118.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $210,000 ($61.78)
    General Support: $162,000 ($47.66)
    Highways: $135,000 ($39.72)
    Transit Utilities: $51,000 ($15.00)
  • Tax - Property: $684,000 ($201.24)
    NEC: $25,000 ($7.36)

Troy government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($7.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $835,000 ($245.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $803,000 ($236.25)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($6.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($9.41)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.59)

Troy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,428,000 ($714.33)

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, NC  0.60% ($23,925 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.56% ($37,857)
from Stanly County, NC  0.54% ($31,468)


5.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randolph County, NC  0.78% ($37,159 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.49% ($28,953)
to Stanly County, NC  0.41% ($24,000)

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)
Troy fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Troy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 22,760Total average daily traffic
  • 1,767Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (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:

15 (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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Billy L Talbert, 455 Warner Rd, Troy, NC 27371
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-TAC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 39511 , Serial Number: C5112TA, Year manufactured: 1942, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Billy L Talbert, 455 Warner Rd, Troy, NC 27371
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Billy G Bowman, 600 Green Gap Shrs, Troy, NC 27371
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Billy G Bowman, 600 Green Gap Shrs, Troy, NC 27371

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Troy, NC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
CVS1Lane Furniture2
FedEx1McDonald's1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS4

Troy compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly 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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