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Troy, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 19,138 (Urban population: 11,580 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 2,222 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 8,434 (7,045 occupied: 3,439 owner occupied, 3,608 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

32%

Housing density: 321 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $189,405.

Median contract rent in 2016: $273 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $359)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $627


Median gross rent in Troy, AL in 2016: $335

Housing units in Troy with a mortgage: 1,854 (112 second mortgage, 94 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,588

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $77,140

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,990

Median monthly housing costs: $649


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Troy, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $159,942 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Troy:

$159,942
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,538 - $216,753
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1993

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,030
  • In family households: 12,091 (1,585 male householders, 2,163 female householders)
    2,363 spouses, 4,532 children (4,107 natural, 173 adopted, 252 stepchildren), 541 grandchildren, 181 brothers or sisters, 54 parents, 440 other relatives, 216 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,121 (1,789 male householders (1,270 living alone)), 1,579 female householders (1,222 living alone)), 1,723 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,913

Size of family households: 2,030 2-persons, 746 3-persons, 626 4-persons, 316 5-persons, 19 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,488 1-person, 462 2-persons, 350 3-persons, 23 4-persons.

1,656 married couples with children.
1,333 single-parent households (112 men, 1,221 women).

94.0% of residents of Troy speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 41% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (41% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
3.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 894 (4.7%)
(10.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Troy, Alabama:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 2822 bedrooms
  • 2,3363 bedrooms
  • 7244 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy, Alabama:

  • 54no bedroom
  • 5791 bedroom
  • 1,7762 bedrooms
  • 9273 bedrooms
  • 2724 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Troy in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 76no vehicle
  • 8321 vehicle
  • 1,4922 vehicles
  • 8013 vehicles
  • 1844 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Cars and other vehicles available in Troy in renter-occupied apartments

  • 415no vehicle
  • 1,8871 vehicle
  • 8792 vehicles
  • 3803 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Troy population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Troy, Alabama:

  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 1654 rooms
  • 7655 rooms
  • 8916 rooms
  • 5017 rooms
  • 2968 rooms
  • 7269+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy, Alabama:

  • 551 room
  • 1922 rooms
  • 7013 rooms
  • 1,3304 rooms
  • 6715 rooms
  • 4096 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Troy, AL household income distribution

  • Troy, AL household income distribution
  • 1,410Less than $10,000
  • 498$10,000 to $14,999
  • 534$15,000 to $19,999
  • 642$20,000 to $24,999
  • 416$25,000 to $29,999
  • 312$30,000 to $34,999
  • 196$35,000 to $39,999
  • 303$40,000 to $44,999
  • 407$45,000 to $49,999
  • 347$50,000 to $59,999
  • 420$60,000 to $74,999
  • 543$75,000 to $99,999
  • 318$100,000 to $124,999
  • 212$125,000 to $149,999
  • 288$150,000 to $199,999
  • 144$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Troy, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Troy, AL
  • 121Less than $10,000
  • 51$10,000 to $14,999
  • 60$15,000 to $19,999
  • 28$20,000 to $24,999
  • 87$25,000 to $29,999
  • 125$30,000 to $34,999
  • 60$35,000 to $39,999
  • 85$40,000 to $49,999
  • 93$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 169$70,000 to $79,999
  • 113$80,000 to $89,999
  • 73$90,000 to $99,999
  • 301$100,000 to $124,999
  • 234$125,000 to $149,999
  • 538$150,000 to $174,999
  • 335$175,000 to $199,999
  • 242$200,000 to $249,999
  • 406$250,000 to $299,999
  • 184$300,000 to $399,999
  • 57$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Troy, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Troy, AL
  • 44Less than $100
  • 167$100 to $149
  • 36$150 to $199
  • 81$200 to $249
  • 66$250 to $299
  • 171$300 to $349
  • 137$350 to $399
  • 694$400 to $449
  • 329$450 to $499
  • 494$500 to $549
  • 215$550 to $599
  • 161$600 to $649
  • 132$650 to $699
  • 67$700 to $749
  • 142$750 to $799
  • 12$800 to $899
  • 44$900 to $999
  • 199$1,000 to $1,249
  • 112$1,250 to $1,499
  • 119$1,500 to $1,999
  • 151No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6372010 or later
  • 3332000 to 2009
  • 421990 to 1999
  • 241980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 31Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Troy population
Troy commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 259
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,722
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,380
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 949
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,566
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 113
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 612
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 46
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 69
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 114
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 200
  • 90 or more minutes: 33
Troy, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.5%
Number of people working at home: 422 (5.0% of all workers)

Troy mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,694 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 761 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 54 (0%)
  • Taxi: 96 (1%)
  • Walked: 228 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 422 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 3,081
 African: 2,097
 English: 538
 German: 320
 Irish: 286
 European: 261
 Scottish: 168
 French (except Basque): 157
 Scotch-Irish: 68
 Italian: 54
 Brazilian: 32
 Danish: 21
 Northern European: 21
 Nigerian: 14
 Polish: 5
 Luxemburger: 4
 Welsh: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 40%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 17%Saudi Arabia
  • 14%India
  • 8%Australia
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 6%Germany
  • 3%Other Northern Africa

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,039
  • Other state: 3,954
  • Northeast: 509
  • Midwest: 558
  • South: 2,539
  • West: 332

80% of Troy residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Alabama.

Troy:

80.4%
State average:

86.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 33
  • 7th and 8th grade: 84
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 87
  • 11th grade: 188
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 96
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,371
  • Less than 1 year of college: 268
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 679
  • Associate degree: 165
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,155
  • Master's degree: 303
  • Professional school degree: 39
  • Doctorate degree: 94

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 38
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 69
  • 5th and 6th grade: 45
  • 7th and 8th grade: 125
  • 9th grade: 292
  • 10th grade: 97
  • 11th grade: 223
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 155
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,349
  • Less than 1 year of college: 177
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 639
  • Associate degree: 307
  • Bachelor's degree: 958
  • Master's degree: 741
  • Professional school degree: 50
  • Doctorate degree: 173

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 18.9%Females
Troy marital status for males
Troy marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,733
  • One, attached: 50
  • Two: 519
  • 3 or 4: 703
  • 5 to 9: 757
  • 10 to 19: 637
  • 20 to 49: 171
  • 50 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 821

Median worth of mobile homes: $21,017

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Troy:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Troy
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (79.6%)
  • Utility gas (19.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Electricity (92.6%)
  • Utility gas (5.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

7.8%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

1.6%
Alabama:

14.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)