For population 25 years and over in Troy:
For population 15 years and over in Troy town:
51 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukesha, WI (18.8 miles , pop. 64,825).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (31.6 miles , pop. 596,974).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (78.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: East Troy, WI (2.0 miles ), La Grange, WI (2.2 miles ), Eagle, WI (2.3 miles ), East Troy, WI (2.4 miles ), Eagle, WI (2.4 miles ), Lafayette, WI (2.4 miles ), Potter Lake, WI (2.6 miles ), Sugar Creek, WI (2.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 88.48 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 262
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +372 (+19.0%).
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
Troy-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Troy town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 31.5 miles away from the town center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Troy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Troy center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lorena Hickok - Journalist, Eugene W. Chafin - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Troy:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.0. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.333. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.153. This is significantly worse than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
22 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
4 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000
Troy compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Troy (based on Walworth County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 21
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,122 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,167 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Troy:
Strongest FM radio stations in Troy:
TV broadcast stations around Troy:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,420
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,420