Troy, Alabama Population 2021

18,829
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Troy is a city located in Pike County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Pike County. With a 2020 population of 18,829, it is the 34th largest city in Alabama and the 1946th largest city in the United States . Troy is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually but its population has increased by 4.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,033 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 19,242 in 2013. Spanning over 28 miles, Troy has a population density of 664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Troy is $56,572 with a poverty rate of 28.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Troy is 25.7 years, 26.7 years for males, and 25.1 years for females.

Troy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Troy was:

  • White: 55.51%
  • Black or African American: 38.48%
  • Asian: 3.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Troy, Alabama is 18,829 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,021.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,033.

Troy, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202132,858-128-0.39%
202032,986-128-0.39%
201933,114-128-0.39%
201833,242-107-0.32%
201733,349-115-0.34%
201633,464-32-0.10%
201533,4962970.89%
201433,199-516-1.55%
201333,7155001.48%
201233,2151900.57%
201133,025550.17%
201032,9700.00%

Troy Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,61055.51%
Black or African American7,35438.48%
Asian6903.61%
Two or More Races4202.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.10%
Some Other Race180.09%
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Troy Population by Race

Troy Population Pyramid $2021

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Troy Median Age

25.7


Total

26.7


Male

25.1


Female

Troy Adults

There are 15,702 adults, (2,299 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

42.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

10,378

54.30%

Male

8,734

45.70%

Troy Population by Age

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.4%14.6%
All49.2%50.8%
Female40.2%59.8%
Non Family27.7%72.3%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Troy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8532.5249.2
Non Family3,6261.4927.7
Married2,1963.3785.4
Female8984.2140.2
Male1335.29100

3.56

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Troy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3343.41%
9th to 12th Grade7928.07%
High School Graduate2,92729.84%
Some College2,47725.25%
Associates Degree3123.18%
Bachelors Degree1,60116.32%
Graduate Degree1,36613.93%
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Troy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5995,1312,194
Black3,6983,072538
Asian232220147
2+ Races17916315
Hispanic11611255
Other Race181818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,864$37,289$22,236
Less Than 9th Grade$$30,848$
High School Graduate$21,528$24,511$20,945
Some College$25,401$28,651$19,938
Bachelors Degree$47,386$66,400$30,625
Graduate Degree$59,792$82,400$55,981

$27,864

Average Earnings

$37,289

Average Male

$22,236

Average Female

Troy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Troy Language by Age

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Troy Language

92.18% of Troy residents speak only English, while 7.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.68% of the population.

Troy Language

Troy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3762,20923.56%
Black6,7472,12831.54%
Asian57631254.17%
Multiple41627064.90%
Hispanic2784014.39%

28.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.18%

Male Poverty Rate

31.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Multiple, with 64.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is Hispanic, with 14.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.90%.

Troy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.99%
Bachelors or Greater12.20%
Some College11.25%
High School5.68%

Troy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed22.09%
Female Employed19.87%
Male Unemployed18.10%
Male Employed12.36%

Troy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Troy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,515$56,572
Families$57,296$87,069
Married Families$89,225-
Non Families$16,300$27,629
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Income by Household Type

Troy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Troy Married by Age and Sex

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Troy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Troy Marital Status by Race

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Troy Marital Status

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1,063

Number of Veterans

1,004

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam365
Second Gulf War265
First Gulf War183
World War II38
Korea35

Troy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74339
75+211
18 to 34175
35 to 54174
55 to 64164

Troy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6246.73%
Black3385.97%
2+ Races10155.19%
Hispanic3315.14%

Troy Veterans by Race

Troy Veterans by Education

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7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Troy Employment by Age

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Troy Employment by Race

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Troy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.47%

Born in Troy

94.17%

Native Born

5.83%

Foreign Born

5.03%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.17% of Troy residents were born in the United States, with 75.47% having been born in Alabama. 5.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Troy Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,829-64-0.34%
202018,893-64-0.34%
201918,957-64-0.34%
201819,021-68-0.36%
201719,089-126-0.66%
201619,215-3-0.02%
201519,2183411.81%
201418,877-365-1.90%
201319,2428234.47%
201218,4191190.65%
201118,300590.32%
201018,2414,3062.73%
200013,9358840.66%
199013,051-73-0.06%
198013,1241,6421.35%
197011,4821,2481.16%
196010,2341,6791.81%
19508,5551,5001.95%
19407,0552410.35%
19306,8141,1181.81%
19205,6967351.39%
19104,9618641.93%
19004,0976481.74%
18903,4490.00%

Troy Population by Year