Troy, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Troy, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Troy had a population of 18,337 as of July 1, 2016. Troy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Troy is located at latitude 31.802 and longitude -85.9671 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the City of Troy (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.

The City of Troy (GNIS ID: 2405606) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Troy is located within Troy Division of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Troy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Troy: Centerville, Centreville, Deer Stand Hill, Zebulon.

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Troy, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 18,337
Population in Households 16,232
Population in Familes 10,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,105
Population Density1 650
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 7,066
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,663
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,091 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,262 (40.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,804 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,025 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $174,942
Average Home Value $182,031


Median Household Income $26,934
Average Household Income $43,745
Per Capita Income $17,863
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.03%
Households 0.1% 0.06%
Families -0.02% -0.14%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Troy, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troy to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 94th
Population Density1 # 90 85th
Diversity Index2 # 50 92nd
Median Household Income # 534 8th
Per Capita Income # 448 23rd

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