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Troy township, IN map Land area: 43.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.
Population: 12,129 (74% urban, 26% rural)
Males: 5,869  (48.4%)
Females: 6,260  (51.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 11,916 (9,304 owner occupied, 2,612 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%


Races in Troy township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 39.7
Median age of females: 41.6

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Average household size: 2.33

Troy township:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.90

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,560 ($33,456 in 1999)
This township:

$36,560
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $377 (lower quartile is $248, upper quartile is $491)
Here:

$377
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $92,169 (it was $68,900 in 2000)
Troy township:

$92,169
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,253 - $146,495

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $111,529
Here:

$111,529
State:

$155,412

Townhouses or other attached units: $131,939
Here:

$131,939
State:

$141,472

In 2-unit structures: $75,319
Here:

$75,319
State:

$103,490

Mobile homes: $60,410
Here:

$60,410
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,573
Here:

$33,573
State:

$52,440
Population density: 282 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

10.7%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

5.5%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Tell City, Cannelton, Troy.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Troy township include: Chestnut Grove Church (A), Gospel Tabernacle (B), Mount Zion Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Michaels Cemetery (1), Powell Cemetery (2), Saint Pius Cemetery (3), Log Church Cemetery (4), Bolin Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lost Lake Pond (A), Timberlake Pond (B), Echo Valley Lake (C), Fenn Haven Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Windy Creek (A), Anderson River (B), Middle Deer Creek (C), Neglie Creek (D), Caney Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 

Number of foreign born residents: 20 (70% naturalized citizens)

Troy township:  0.2%
State:  3.1%

62% of Troy township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 8709
  • Northeast: 136
  • Midwest: 531
  • South: 2457
  • West: 197

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $82,900

Troy township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Troy township, Indiana:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,167
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 205
  • 3 or 4: 104
  • 5 to 9: 152
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 113
  • 50 or more: 125
  • Mobile homes: 638
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,900


Housing units in Troy township with a mortgage: 1,858 (209 second mortgage, 222 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,286

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 77
  • 1995 to 1998: 330
  • 1990 to 1994: 170
  • 1980 to 1989: 513
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,044
  • 1960 to 1969: 847
  • 1950 to 1959: 831
  • 1940 to 1949: 572
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,243

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Troy township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 83
  • 4 rooms: 401
  • 5 rooms: 1,138
  • 6 rooms: 1,059
  • 7 rooms: 541
  • 8 rooms: 316
  • 9 or more rooms: 251

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy township, Indiana:

  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 132
  • 3 rooms: 282
  • 4 rooms: 357
  • 5 rooms: 314
  • 6 rooms: 141
  • 7 rooms: 41
  • 8 rooms: 17
  • 9 or more rooms: 26

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Troy township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 80
  • 2 bedrooms: 992
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,095
  • 4 bedrooms: 554
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 76

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Troy township:

  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 421
  • 2 bedrooms: 531
  • 3 bedrooms: 277
  • 4 bedrooms: 52
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 19

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

  • no vehicle: 227
  • 1 vehicle: 927
  • 2 vehicles: 1,655
  • 3 vehicles: 663
  • 4 vehicles: 215
  • 5 or more vehicles: 110

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

  • no vehicle: 281
  • 1 vehicle: 677
  • 2 vehicles: 301
  • 3 vehicles: 52
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (18%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (14%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Troy township:

  • German (34.3%)
  • United States or American (20.6%)
  • Irish (11.8%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • French (except Basque) (7.4%)
  • Swiss (1.8%)
  • Dutch (1.4%)

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

  • Germany (90%)
  • Canada (10%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,334 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 982 (17%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 89 (2%)
  • Other means: 76 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 120 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Troy township, Indiana:

  • 142 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

98.6% of residents of Troy township speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,879
  • In family households: 9,862 (2,638 male householders, 695 female householders)
    2,763 spouses, 3,310 children (2,955 natural, 99 adopted, 256 stepchildren), 119 grandchildren, 39 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 55 other relatives, 204 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,017 (694 male householders (555 living alone)), 1,080 female householders (1,024 living alone)), 243 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 212 (177 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,569 2-persons, 728 3-persons, 669 4-persons, 267 5-persons, 88 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,579 1-person, 156 2-persons, 28 3-persons, 11 4-persons,

1,863 married couples with children.
665 single-parent households (171 men, 494 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

0.9%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

1.8%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

15.1%
Indiana:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Troy township:

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