Troy, Alabama

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Population in 2022: 17,774 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: +27.5%
Males: 8,208  (46.2%)
Females: 9,566  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

24.5 years
Alabama median age:

39.6 years

Zip codes: 36082.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $38,825 (it was $25,352 in 2000)
Troy:

$38,825
AL:

$59,674

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,618 (it was $15,589 in 2000)

Troy city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $217,922 (it was $79,000 in 2000)
Troy:

$217,922
AL:

$200,900

Median gross rent in 2022: $815.

March 2022 cost of living index in Troy: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 27.7%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 56.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 42.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Troy, AL (2022)
    • 9,43152.6%White alone
    • 7,06939.4%Black alone
    • 6403.6%Asian alone
    • 5192.9%Two or more races
    • 1310.7%Hispanic
    • 400.2%American Indian alone



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 55 registered sex offenders living in Troy, Alabama as of April 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Troy is 346 to 1.


Crime rates in Troy by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.5)
3
(16.6)
3
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
6
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.8)
2
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(45.8)
10
(55.5)
7
(38.6)
5
(27.6)
15
(81.8)
11
(57.6)
17
(87.7)
6
(31.6)
5
(25.8)
7
(36.5)
9
(46.8)
3
(15.8)
7
(37.2)
11
(62.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
42
(274.9)
15
(83.2)
30
(165.6)
18
(99.5)
18
(98.2)
22
(115.2)
22
(113.5)
19
(100.1)
23
(118.8)
28
(146.1)
5
(26.0)
8
(42.0)
4
(21.3)
7
(39.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(183.3)
96
(532.4)
103
(568.4)
89
(491.8)
96
(523.8)
93
(487.0)
127
(655.4)
162
(853.3)
193
(996.9)
262
(1,368)
108
(561.2)
59
(309.9)
53
(281.6)
55
(311.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
263
(1,721)
337
(1,869)
250
(1,380)
251
(1,387)
225
(1,228)
217
(1,136)
139
(717.3)
156
(821.7)
193
(996.9)
192
(1,002)
60
(311.8)
46
(241.6)
32
(170.0)
77
(436.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
566
(3,705)
625
(3,466)
648
(3,576)
592
(3,271)
630
(3,437)
679
(3,556)
658
(3,396)
740
(3,898)
735
(3,796)
713
(3,721)
354
(1,839)
201
(1,056)
254
(1,349)
347
(1,967)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(202.9)
66
(366.0)
47
(259.4)
47
(259.7)
52
(283.7)
46
(240.9)
56
(289.0)
53
(279.2)
51
(263.4)
56
(292.3)
38
(197.5)
20
(105.0)
23
(122.2)
19
(107.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.0)
6
(33.2)
4
(21.8)
5
(26.2)
2
(10.3)
4
(21.1)
2
(10.3)
2
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index440.7474.5465.7432.2478.5419.1475.5461.7508.7651.6268.6186.2189.4242.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Troy, AL

Crime rate in Troy detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 51 (40 officers - 39 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Alabama average:

2.40
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Ancestries: American (17.1%), English (6.4%), European (1.7%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 543 feet

Land area: 26.2 square miles.

Population density: 677 people per square mile   (low).

Troy, Alabama map

878 residents are foreign born (3.6% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

4.9%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $716 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $667 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (42.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (576.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Banks, AL (2.7 miles ),
Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (2.8 miles ),
Needmore, AL (3.0 miles ),
Henderson-Spring Hill, AL (3.0 miles ),
Brundidge, AL (3.2 miles ),
Banks-Josie, AL (3.3 miles ),
Goshen, AL (3.3 miles ),
Petrey, AL (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 31.80 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,806 (+26.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,997 (79.2%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Troy, AL in 2022
Distribution of house value in Troy, AL in 2022
Troy satellite photo by USGS

Troy tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 58 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2021: 81 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2020: 64 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2019: 89 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2018: 49 buildings, average cost: $145,700
  • 2017: 61 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2010: 56 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2009: 77 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $128,800
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $106,400
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1997: 47 buildings, average cost: $93,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Troy, AL residents
Average permit cost in Troy, AL
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Alabama:

2.6%
Historical population in Troy, AL
Historical housing units in Troy, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +398 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Troy, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Troy, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)

Average climate in Troy, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Troy, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.009

Tornado activity:

Troy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the Troy city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Troy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from Troy center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 247.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Troy topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Troy:

  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE OF ALABAMA, LLC (413 SOUTH BRUNDIDGE STREET, SUITE B)
  • TROY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, 1330 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE TROY (199 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH)
  • TROY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (515 ELBA HIGHWAY)
  • FMC TROY (606 BOTTS AVE)
  • ALACARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (824 HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH)
  • PIKE COUNTY HOME CARE (900 SOUTH FRANKLIN DRIVE)

Airports located in Troy:

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College/University in Troy:

  • Troy University (Full-time enrollment: 16,148; Location: University Avenue; Public; Website: www.troy.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Troy:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 36 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 43 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 44 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 45 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Tuskegee University (about 47 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 62 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

Public high schools in Troy:

  • CHARLES HENDERSON HIGH SCH (Students: 671, Location: 150 GEORGE WALLACE DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • TROY-PIKE CTR FOR TECH (Location: 285 GIBBS ST, Grades: 8-12)
  • PIKE CO ALT LEARNING CTR (Location: 101 WEST LOVE STREET, Grades: 5-12)
  • ALT LEARNING CTR (Location: 211 LAKE AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Troy:

  • PIKE LIBERAL ARTS SCHOOL (Students: 470, Location: HIGHWAY 231 S, Grades: UG-12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 71, Location: 601 UNION HILL RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Troy:

Private elementary/middle school in Troy:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 52, Location: 105 S GEORGE WALLACE DR, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in Troy

Library in Troy:

  • TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $535,978; Location: 300 NORTH THREE NOTCH STREET; 78,363 books; 3,552 audio materials; 2,131 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 72 state licensed databases; 139 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Troy: Troy Country Club (A), Troy Prison Camp (B), Troy Industrial Park (C), Trojan Oaks Golf Course (D), Baptist Childrens Home (E), Meeksville Volunteer Fire Department (F), Adams Administration Building (G), Adams Center (H), Anderson Hall (I), Bibb Graves Hall (J), Clements Hall (K), Colley Hall (L), Cowart Hall (M), Dill Hall (N), Eldridge Hall (O), Gardner Hall (P), Hamil Hall (Q), Long Hall (R), Malone Hall (S), McCall Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Parklane Shopping Center (1), Southland Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Troy include: Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Gods Way Baptist Church (C), Greater Macedonia Miracle Temple (D), Green Drive Baptist Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), Park Memorial United Methodist Church (G), Riverview Baptist Church (H), Saint Martins Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Jones Cemetery (2), Mullins Cemetery (3), Sanders Cemetery (4), Union Hill Cemetery (5), Copeland Cemetery (6), Beulah Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Heads Pond (A), Renfroe Lake (B), Walters Pond (C), The Pocosinlake (D), W R Chapman Lake Number One (E), W R Chapman Lake Number Two (F), Crowes Pond (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Troy include: College Street Historic District (1), Fountain Drive Park (2), Washington Street Park (3), Murphree Park (4), Memorial Stadium (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pioneer Museum of Alabama (248 Highway 231 North) (1), Conecuh River Depot (Museums; 246 Highway 231 North) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Troy (811 Us 231) (1), Super 8 Motel (1013 Highway 231 South) (2), Days Inn (1260 Highway 231 South) (3), Scottish Inns (186 Highway 231 North) (4), Hampton Inn Troy (103 Troy Plaza Loop) (5), Econo Lodge Troy State University (1013 Highway 231 S) (6), Super Eight Motel (1013 Highway 231 South) (7), Holiday Inn - General Manager (Highway 231 Bypass) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Troy City - Municipal Court (300 East Elm Street) (1), Pike County - Circuit Court Judge (120 West Church Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Lewis (U.S. politician) - Congressman, Jean Sasson - Biographer, Cornelius Griffin - Football player, Manuel H. Johnson - Economist, J. Richard Blankenship - Diplomat, Jesse Hill Ford - Novelist, Joey Moultry - College football player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), Kendaris Pelton - College basketball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles), Pinetop Smith - Ike Turner's teacher, William Lundy - Confederate Army soldier.

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Troy and their reported violations in the past:

TROY UTILITIES (CITY OF) (Population served: 19,665, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PIKE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 13102 US HIGHWAY 231 SOUTH , Population served: 10,590, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Troy in 2010:

  • 1,730 people in college/university student housing
  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Troy in 2000:

  • 1,069 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 77 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in halfway houses

Banks with branches in Troy (2011 data):

  • Troy Bank & Trust Company: Highway 231 South Branch, North Three Notch Street Branch, at 1000 Highway 231 South. Info updated 2008/09/24: Bank assets: $852.0 mil, Deposits: $714.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Trust No. 3 Under The Will Of Charles Henderson
  • Regions Bank: University Branch at 801 George Wallace Drive, branch established on 1973/02/19; South Court Square Branch at 63 South Court Square, branch established on 1877/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Troy Branch at 1219 Hwy 231 S, branch established on 1991/07/18. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Troy Main Branch at 855 Highway 231 S, branch established on 1973/03/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First National Bank of Brundidge: Park Street Branch at 615 Park Street, branch established on 2002/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $99.4 mil, Deposits: $83.1 mil, headquarters in Brundidge, AL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Brundidge Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Troy:

Marital status in Troy, AL
  • Never married: 59.1%
  • Now married: 28.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Troy:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Troy
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Troy, AL (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,09852
Black Protestant3,67519
Mainline Protestant2,44214
Other3253
Catholic2151
None16,144-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pike County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Pike County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

14.4%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.9%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Troy:

52.8%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Troy:

28.5
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Troy:

6.9
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

59.9%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Troy:

82.5%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Troy, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 59$298,330$60,6770$0
Firefighters 53$185,278$41,9500$0
Solid Waste Management 43$153,301$42,78212$18,245
Streets and Highways 38$136,798$43,19912$16,291
Electric Power 37$108,964$35,3400$0
Sewerage 23$81,596$42,5721$1,299
Water Supply 21$81,872$46,7841$1,299
Parks and Recreation 15$62,378$49,902117$48,023
Police - Other 14$44,061$37,7674$746
Other and Unallocable 11$38,380$41,8693$2,949
Other Government Administration 8$15,330$22,9958$10,929
Correction 8$17,431$26,1470$0
Financial Administration 7$32,613$55,9083$4,769
Local Libraries 7$28,674$49,1556$7,803
Judicial and Legal 6$22,814$45,6285$2,539
Transit 6$15,580$31,1600$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$27,330$65,5922$2,055
Health 4$13,915$41,7452$2,507
Fire - Other 1$4,758$57,0960$0
Totals for Government 366$1,369,403$44,898176$119,454

Troy government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $32,424,000 ($1824.24)
    Police Protection: $5,965,000 ($335.60)
    Central Staff Services: $4,314,000 ($242.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,246,000 ($238.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,965,000 ($223.08)
    Water Utilities: $2,633,000 ($148.14)
    Sewerage: $2,586,000 ($145.49)
    General - Other: $2,260,000 ($127.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,985,000 ($111.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $669,000 ($37.64)
    Libraries: $575,000 ($32.35)
    Transit Utilities: $499,000 ($28.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $312,000 ($17.55)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $697,000 ($39.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,746,000 ($154.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,613,000 ($90.75)
    Police Protection: $940,000 ($52.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $354,000 ($19.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $349,000 ($19.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($7.54)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($2.70)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($0.79)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($0.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,030,000 ($958.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $280,000 ($15.75)

Troy government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,442,000 ($249.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $730,000 ($41.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $333,000 ($18.74)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($1.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $1,615,000 ($90.86)
    Sewerage: $490,000 ($27.57)
    Transit Utilities: $94,000 ($5.29)
    Water Utilities: $76,000 ($4.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $832,000 ($46.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $430,000 ($24.19)
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000 ($18.51)
    Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($4.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $39,231,000 ($2207.21)
    Water Utilities: $4,239,000 ($238.49)
    Transit Utilities: $62,000 ($3.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $299,000 ($16.82)
    Other: $28,000 ($1.58)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,190,000 ($685.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,983,000 ($392.88)
    Property: $1,930,000 ($108.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $840,000 ($47.26)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $448,000 ($25.21)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $301,000 ($16.93)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $42,000 ($2.36)

Troy government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,019,000 ($5345.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,714,000 ($5216.27)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,171,000 ($741.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,866,000 ($611.34)

Troy government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $92,000 ($5.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,453,000 ($1375.77)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,003,000 ($168.95)
Businesses in Troy, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Motel 61
AutoZone1Nike3
Best Western1Nissan1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx2Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS2
Hilton1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Waffle House2
Kincaid1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Troy:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Troy:

  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Troy:

  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Troy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 51Number of bridges
  • 669ft / 204mTotal length
  • $64,285,000Total costs
  • 121,670Total average daily traffic
  • 19,938Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Troy, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 52010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Troy, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Troy)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 272 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Troy, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Troy)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Troy)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of reported fires - 126 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Troy, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.8%), and Structure Fires (32.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Troy, AL
    • 52140.8%Outside Fires
    • 41632.6%Structure Fires
    • 26020.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 796.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Troy, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Troy, Alabama:

  • Super 8 Motel, 1013 Hwy 231 S, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-4960, Fax: (334) 566-5858
  • Econo Lodge, 805 Hwy 231, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-7799, Fax: (334) 566-8039
  • Scottish Inns, 186 Hwy 231 N, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-4090
  • Quality Inn Troy, 204 US Hwy 231 N, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-1150, Fax: (334) 566-7666
  • Best Western/Troy Inn, 100 Hunters Mountain Pkwy, Troy, Alabama 36079 , Phone: (334) 566-1585, Fax: (334) 566-3033
  • Courtyard Troy, 115 Troy Plaza Loop, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-0540, Fax: (334) 566-0541
  • Days Inn Troy, 1260 Us Hwy 231, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-1630, Fax: (334) 566-7007
  • Econo Lodge of Troy, 811 US-231, Troy, Alabama 36081 , Phone: (334) 566-7799, Fax: (334) 566-8039
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Troy, Alabama
Most common first names in Troy, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22472.5 years
Mary19576.5 years
Willie17071.4 years
John16073.1 years
William13572.9 years
Annie11880.5 years
Robert8973.4 years
George6177.0 years
Charles5772.5 years
Mattie5380.2 years
Most common last names in Troy, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones10075.0 years
Smith9375.0 years
Williams8071.0 years
Davis6474.3 years
Johnson6175.7 years
Jackson5673.3 years
Brown5170.3 years
Green5077.9 years
Thomas4975.6 years
Flowers4378.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Troy, AL
  • 70.2%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Troy, AL
  • 82.3%Electricity
  • 16.8%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Troy compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Troy on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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