Troy, Vermont

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Population in 2010: 1,662. Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 
Males: 823  (49.5%)
Females: 839  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Vermont median age:  45.8 years

Zip codes: 05859.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,094 (it was $31,705 in 2000)
Troy:

$46,094
VT:

$57,677

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,250 (it was $13,968 in 2000)

Troy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $147,598 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Troy:

$147,598
VT:

$223,700
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  • Races in Troy, VT (2010)

    Troy races chart
    • 1,62097.5%White alone
    • 161.0%Hispanic
    • 130.8%Two or more races
    • 80.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Troy: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (23.3%), English (14.7%), French Canadian (13.5%), Irish (10.9%), United States (10.2%), Italian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 36.1 square miles.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (very low).

Troy,VT real estate house value index trend

Troy, Vermont map

For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Troy town:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

64 residents are foreign born (3.7% North America).

This town:

4.1%
Vermont:

3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Troy town:  1.6% ($1,200)
Vermont:  2.0% ($2,196)
Troy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (137.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (193.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (293.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: North Troy, VT (1.8 miles ), Jay, VT (1.8 miles ), Newport Center, VT (2.1 miles ), Westfield, VT (2.5 miles ), Newport, VT (3.1 miles ), Coventry, VT (3.2 miles ), Lowell, VT (3.3 miles ), Montgomery, VT (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $211,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 72.40 W

Area code: 802

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Vermont:

3.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Wood products (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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

Average climate in Troy, Vermont

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Earthquake activity:

Troy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Vermont state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 118.2 miles away from Troy center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from Troy center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orleans County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Troy topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph Merrill Currier - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Troy:

  • FLETCHER ALLEN HEALTHCARE - NORTH COUNTRY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • NORTH COUNTRY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • ORLEANS ESSEX VNA AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)
  • NEWPORT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT, VT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:

  • Saint Michael's College (about 50 miles; Colchester, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,336)
  • Community College of Vermont (about 50 miles; Winooski, VT; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • University of Vermont (about 52 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 11,566)
  • Champlain College (about 52 miles; Burlington, VT; FT enrollment: 2,623)
  • SUNY College at Plattsburgh (about 56 miles; Plattsburgh, NY; FT enrollment: 5,934)
  • Norwich University (about 58 miles; Northfield, VT; FT enrollment: 4,221)
  • Middlebury College (about 76 miles; Middlebury, VT; FT enrollment: 3,077)

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Notable location: Troy Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: West Road Cemetery (1), Troy Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coburn Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Orleans County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Vermont:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.4%
Whole state:  62.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.2%
Whole state:  9.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.0%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

3.6%

Banks with branches in Troy (2011 data):

  • Community National Bank: Troy Branch at 4245 Vt Rte 101, branch established on 1986/09/08. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $552.1 mil, Deposits: $454.6 mil, headquarters in Derby, VT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Vermont average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,31212
Mainline Protestant1,48523
Evangelical Protestant82214
Other3234
None19,289-
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: 14
Orleans County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Orleans County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
Vermont:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Orleans County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Vermont:

6.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orleans County:

24.8%
Vermont:

22.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.3%

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Vermont average:

5.68%

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 Caledonia County, VT  0.50% ($34,732 average AGI)
from Lamoille County, VT  0.35% ($18,846)
from Chittenden County, VT  0.30% ($35,697)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,586 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Vermont average:

5.98%

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 Caledonia County, VT  0.61% ($30,029 average AGI)
to Chittenden County, VT  0.44% ($25,143)
to Lamoille County, VT  0.41% ($21,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Troy:

  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WIKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WDEV (550 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WVMT (620 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: SISON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEAV (960 AM; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTWK (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVAA (1390 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, KDR, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Troy:

  • WLKC (103.3 FM; WATERBURY, VT; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTING SERVICES, INC.)
  • WEZF (92.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVPS (107.9 FM; BURLINGTON, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVT (101.7 FM; STOWE, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT CLASSICS, L.L.C.)
  • WMOO (92.1 FM; DERBY CENTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSTAR MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNCS (104.7 FM; MONTPELIER, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W243AE (96.5 FM; ORLEANS, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDEV-FM (96.1 FM; WARREN, VT; Owner: RADIO VERMONT, INC.)
  • WCEL (91.9 FM; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WDOT (95.7 FM; DANVILLE, VT; Owner: MONTPELIER BROADCASTING INC)
  • WLFE-FM (102.3 FM; ST. ALBANS, VT; Owner: CHAMPLAIN COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Troy:

  • W14CK (Channel 14; NEWPORT, VT; Owner: SMC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • Troy, Vermont
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Vermont average
  • Fatal accident count54
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents75
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons23
  • Fatalities60
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents132
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
See more detailed statistics of Troy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $2,148,000Total costs
  • 4,624Total average daily traffic
  • 317Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Troy, VT

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Summit Of Jay Peak (Lat: 44.916444 Lon: -72.512056), Call Sign: KTB231, Licensee ID: L00153794
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.150 MHz, 460.275 MHz, 460.300 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2010, Expiration Date: 02/11/2021Registrant: State Of Vermont, 103 S Main St, Waterbury, VT 05676, Phone: (802) 244-8786
  • N TROY VEC, Vermont Electric Coop Substation Property, N Trou Vec (Lat: 44.961722 Lon: -72.403778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQJC713
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.212 MHz, 453.212 MHz, 453.462 MHz, 453.462 MHz, 453.712 MHz, 453.712 MHz, 453.862 MHz, 453.862 MHzGrant Date: 07/25/2008, Expiration Date: 07/25/2018, Certifier: Terry LavalleyRegistrant: Acd Telecom, LLC., 1268 Upsala Road, Sanford, FL 32771, Phone: (407) 302-2237, Fax: (407) 302-2293, Email:
  • N TROY VEC, Vermont Electric Coop Substation Property, N Trou Vec (Lat: 44.961722 Lon: -72.403778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQJK896
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.137 MHz, 151.137 MHzGrant Date: 10/17/2008, Expiration Date: 10/17/2018, Certifier: Terry LavalleyRegistrant: Acd Telecom, LLC., 1268 Upsala Road, Sanford, FL 32771, Phone: (407) 302-2237, Fax: (407) 302-2293, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Troy, VT

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Troy compared to Vermont state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Troy on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #34 (05859) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries"
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