Troy, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 4,705. Population change since 2000: +28.5%
Males: 2,392  (50.8%)
Females: 2,313  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53583, 54016.

Troy Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $89,861 (it was $73,125 in 2000)
Troy:

$89,861
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $40,255 (it was $28,861 in 2000)

Troy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $275,077 (it was $196,900 in 2000)
Troy:

$275,077
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $224,539; Detached houses: $241,971; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,770; In 2-unit structures: $161,949; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,562; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,179; Mobile homes: $28,331
  • Races in Troy, WI (2010)

    Troy races chart
    • 4,46794.9%White alone
    • 801.7%Hispanic
    • 721.5%Asian alone
    • 591.3%Two or more races
    • 170.4%Black alone
    • 100.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Troy: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.0%), Norwegian (17.4%), Irish (16.7%), Swedish (10.6%), English (8.2%), Polish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 37.7 square miles.

Population density: 125 people per square mile   (very low).

Troy,WI real estate house value index trend

Troy, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Troy town:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 72.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

40 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

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

Troy town:  1.4% ($2,700)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Troy satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (21.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Marys Point, MN (2.0 miles ), Lake St. Croix Beach, MN (2.0 miles ), River Falls, WI (2.1 miles ), Lakeland Shores, MN (2.2 miles ), Lakeland, MN (2.3 miles ), Hudson, WI (2.3 miles ), Afton, MN (2.5 miles ), Clifton, WI (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2000: 37 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2002: 76 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 74 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $251,000
  • 2005: 70 buildings, average cost: $252,800
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $372,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $303,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $264,100
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $262,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.91 N, Longitude: 92.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Troy household income distribution Troy home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Troy, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Troy-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Troy town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Troy-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.3 miles away from Troy center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 334.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from Troy center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Troy topographic map

Birthplace of: Lorena Hickok - Journalist, Eugene W. Chafin - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Troy:

  • HUDSON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HUDSON, WI)
  • LUTHERAN HOME RIVER FALLS (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • RIVER FALLS AREA HOSP-KINNIC HOME DIV (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • RIVER FALLS AREA HSPTL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF RIVER FALLS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RIVER FALLS, WI)
  • CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HUDSON, WI)
  • GABLES OF BOUTWELLS LANDING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OAK PARK HEIGHTS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 5 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 18 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 19 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 20 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 21 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 23 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 24 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)

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Notable locations in Troy: University of Wisconsin Farm (A), Troy Townhall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Troy: Troy Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

St. Croix County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 89.0. This is about average.

City:

89.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.118. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.118
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.24. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.198. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.198
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00121. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00121
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.2%
Whole state:

3.7%

Troy compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Troy town (based on St. Croix County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic18,4719
Mainline Protestant14,84830
Evangelical Protestant8,72534
Other5375
None41,764-
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: 9
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
St. Croix County:

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Croix County:

26.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

13.0%

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Washington County, MN  0.77% ($62,138 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WI  0.63% ($33,106)
from Polk County, WI  0.55% ($32,967)


6.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
St. Croix County:

0.04%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, MN  0.79% ($51,192 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.61% ($42,970)
to Pierce County, WI  0.48% ($33,196)

Strongest AM radio stations in Troy:

  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEVR (1550 AM; 1 kW; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Troy:

  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WRFW (88.7 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS. SYS.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Troy:

  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 77m253ftTotal length
  • 144,010Total average daily traffic
  • 7,561Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 131990-1999
  • 32000-2009
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