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Troy, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

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

Houses: 6,333 (5,519 occupied: 3,266 owner occupied, 3,753 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

32%

Housing density: 241 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $153,300.

Median contract rent in 2015: $273 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $359)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $701


Median gross rent in Troy, AL in 2015: $335

Housing units in Troy with a mortgage: 1,557 (140 second mortgage, 182 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 951

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,585

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,252

Median monthly housing costs: $650


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Troy, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $169,789 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Troy:

$169,789
Alabama:

$134,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,562 - $232,442
Median year house/condo built: 1984

Median year apartment built: 1989

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,611
  • In family households: 9,557 (1,953 male householders, 1,159 female householders)
    2,035 spouses, 3,649 children (3,388 natural, 66 adopted, 195 stepchildren), 325 grandchildren, 172 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 83 other relatives, 92 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,054 (1,232 male householders (974 living alone)), 1,202 female householders (912 living alone)), 620 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,191 (84 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,470 2-persons, 702 3-persons, 607 4-persons, 258 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,886 1-person, 405 2-persons, 118 3-persons, 25 4-persons.

1,565 married couples with children.
1,196 single-parent households (123 men, 1,073 women).

94.2% of residents of Troy speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (35% speak English very well, 65% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 382 (2.8%)
(16.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 4212 bedrooms
  • 1,9323 bedrooms
  • 5224 bedrooms
  • 1215+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy, Alabama:

  • 148no bedroom
  • 6041 bedroom
  • 1,1042 bedrooms
  • 5073 bedrooms
  • 724 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 124no vehicle
  • 8851 vehicle
  • 1,3802 vehicles
  • 4883 vehicles
  • 1384 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

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

  • 556no vehicle
  • 1,2611 vehicle
  • 4942 vehicles
  • 803 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Troy population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Troy, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1313 rooms
  • 1244 rooms
  • 8275 rooms
  • 7526 rooms
  • 5037 rooms
  • 3688 rooms
  • 3739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy, Alabama:

  • 721 room
  • 2552 rooms
  • 4983 rooms
  • 7004 rooms
  • 6495 rooms
  • 1676 rooms
  • 527 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Troy population

Year house 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
  • 1,349Less than $10,000
  • 571$10,000 to $14,999
  • 400$15,000 to $19,999
  • 425$20,000 to $24,999
  • 373$25,000 to $29,999
  • 313$30,000 to $34,999
  • 236$35,000 to $39,999
  • 239$40,000 to $44,999
  • 190$45,000 to $49,999
  • 360$50,000 to $59,999
  • 410$60,000 to $74,999
  • 268$75,000 to $99,999
  • 160$100,000 to $124,999
  • 117$125,000 to $149,999
  • 85$150,000 to $199,999
  • 50$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Troy, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Troy, AL
  • 60Less than $10,000
  • 50$10,000 to $14,999
  • 79$15,000 to $19,999
  • 51$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 82$30,000 to $34,999
  • 106$35,000 to $39,999
  • 60$40,000 to $49,999
  • 75$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 163$70,000 to $79,999
  • 82$80,000 to $89,999
  • 109$90,000 to $99,999
  • 211$100,000 to $124,999
  • 231$125,000 to $149,999
  • 433$150,000 to $174,999
  • 422$175,000 to $199,999
  • 404$200,000 to $249,999
  • 351$250,000 to $299,999
  • 134$300,000 to $399,999
  • 69$400,000 to $499,999
  • 46$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • 21$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Troy, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Troy, AL
  • 79Less than $100
  • 198$100 to $149
  • 65$150 to $199
  • 84$200 to $249
  • 94$250 to $299
  • 134$300 to $349
  • 165$350 to $399
  • 654$400 to $449
  • 425$450 to $499
  • 435$500 to $549
  • 106$550 to $599
  • 189$600 to $649
  • 288$650 to $699
  • 63$700 to $749
  • 82$750 to $799
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 25$900 to $999
  • 222$1,000 to $1,249
  • 60$1,250 to $1,499
  • 113$1,500 to $1,999
  • 11$2,000 to $2,499
  • 182No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2531995 to March 2000
  • 741990 to 1994
  • 211985 to 1989
  • 31980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 31Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Troy population
Troy commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 594
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,764
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,456
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 720
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 192
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 93
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 381
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 58
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 89
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 276
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 328
  • 90 or more minutes: 55
Troy, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.0%
Number of people working at home: 97 (1.6% of all workers)

Troy mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,825 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 804 (13%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 269 (4%)
  • Other means: 86 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 97 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 4,763
 United States or American: 2,087
 English: 911
 Irish: 531
 German: 430
 Italian: 200
 Scotch-Irish: 185
 Subsaharan African:: 182
 European: 163
 Scottish: 124
 African: 121
 French (except Basque): 62
 Dutch: 49
 Turkish: 34
 Other Subsaharan African: 32
 Danish: 30
 Nigerian: 29
 British: 27
 Russian: 25
 Welsh: 25
 French Canadian: 18
 Canadian: 14
 Iranian: 13
 Hungarian: 11
 Swedish: 11
 Polish: 8
 Swiss: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Greek: 7
 Norwegian: 7

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

  • 15%Korea
  • 14%Other Eastern Africa
  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 9%Germany
  • 9%Turkey
  • 8%Other South Central Asia
  • 8%Nigeria

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

  • This state: 10,497
  • Northeast: 329
  • Midwest: 522
  • South: 1,759
  • West: 151

50% of Troy residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 46
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 53
  • 7th and 8th grade: 168
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 113
  • 11th grade: 175
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 107
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 803
  • Less than 1 year of college: 110
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 675
  • Associate degree: 152
  • Bachelor's degree: 551
  • Master's degree: 288
  • Professional school degree: 93
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 53
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 129
  • 7th and 8th grade: 163
  • 9th grade: 129
  • 10th grade: 201
  • 11th grade: 126
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 132
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,032
  • Less than 1 year of college: 198
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 585
  • Associate degree: 118
  • Bachelor's degree: 672
  • Master's degree: 347
  • Professional school degree: 46
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 9.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 16.2%Males
  • 21.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 48.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 36.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.1%Males
  • 35.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 51.9%Females
Troy marital status for males
Troy marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,585
  • One, attached: 81
  • Two: 362
  • 3 or 4: 471
  • 5 to 9: 539
  • 10 to 19: 138
  • 20 to 49: 125
  • 50 or more: 63
  • Mobile homes: 969

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,975

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

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:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 31.3%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 80.6%Electricity
  • 16.6%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 353
Here:

25.5%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 70
Here:

11.3%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 116
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

14.1%

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)