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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.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $90,351 (it was $73,125 in 2000)
Troy:

$90,351
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,776

Troy town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $278,826 (it was $196,900 in 2000)
Troy:

$278,826
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $398,284; Detached houses: $419,047; Mobile homes: $101,633

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Troy races chart
  • White alone - 4,467 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 80 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 72 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 17 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Troy: 197.1 (very high, 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).

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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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 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 July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Troy-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% 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.

Troy topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers near Troy:

  • HUDSON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 5 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,911)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 18 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 19 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 20 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College (about 21 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,404)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 24 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Hamline University (about 24 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,241)

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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
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AQI  PM10 Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.6. This is about average.
City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.0. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.0
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0200. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0200
U.S.:

0.0222
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.378. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.378
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.90
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.75
U.S.:

9.59


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Troy, WI

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 above 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 above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



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

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.15%
Here63.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist General Conference
Adherents47.1%26.0%8.0%5.0%2.9%
Congregations15.0%23.3%8.3%13.3%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAReformed Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.2%1.1%6.0%
Congregations3.3%1.7%1.7%3.3%26.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
St. Croix County:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

4.82 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Croix County:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Croix County:

26.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

13.0%

8.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.94%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washington County, MN  1.57% ($59,592 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.08% ($48,784)
from Pierce County, WI  0.85% ($39,054)


6.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,731 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
St. Croix County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washington County, MN  0.75% ($56,283 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.69% ($38,739)
to Pierce County, WI  0.68% ($39,824)

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
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 77 meters (253ft)
Total average daily traffic: 144,010
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,561

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 13
  • 2000-2009: 3
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