Troy, Alabama Population 2020

18,930

Troy is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 18,930, it is the 34th largest city in Alabama and the 1931st largest city in the United States. Troy is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually but its population has increased by 4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,033 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 19,261 in 2016. Spanning over 28 miles, Troy has a population density of 668 people per square mile.

The average household income in Troy is $52,197 with a poverty rate of 31.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $630 per month, and the median house value is $152,300. The median age in Troy is 25.2 years, 25.1 years for males, and 25.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.

Troy Demographics

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

  • White: 53.43%
  • Black or African American: 39.67%
  • Asian: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Troy, Alabama is 18,930, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,126.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,033.

Troy, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,144-97-0.29%
201933,241-97-0.29%
201833,338-97-0.29%
201733,435-86-0.26%
201633,521-1-0.00%
201533,5223250.97%
201433,197-516-1.55%
201333,7135031.49%
201233,2101930.58%
201133,017540.16%
201032,9630.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,22753.43%
Black or African American7,59339.67%
Asian6843.57%
Two or More Races5352.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.42%
Some Other Race210.11%

Troy Population Pyramid 2020

Troy Median Age

25.2


Total

25.1


Male

25.4


Female

Troy Adults

There are 15,705 adults, (2,412 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

44

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

10,269

53.65%

Male

8,872

46.35%

Troy Households and Families

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
Male57.5%42.5%
All46.4%53.6%
Female41.9%58.1%
Non Family24.8%75.2%

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8922.546.4
Non Family3,6641.5424.8
Married2,0453.4386.4
Female1,0093.7941.9
Male1744.2157.5

3.48

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Troy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3803.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,25513.02%
High School Graduate2,39824.88%
Some College1,91419.85%
Associates Degree6056.28%
Bachelors Degree1,88219.52%
Graduate Degree1,20612.51%

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3084,8122,433
Black3,7432,644432
Asian299279162
Multiple Races2121929
Native American414115
Hispanic393916
Other Race212121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,984$32,205$22,015
Less Than High School$15,038$31,065$7,374
High School Grad$20,400$26,750$19,203
Some College$26,612$27,361$25,795
Bachelors Degree$41,433$75,994$26,870
Graduate Degree$58,061$79,122$52,463

$27,984

Average Earnings

$32,205

Average Male

$22,015

Average Female

Troy Language

Troy Language by Age

Troy Language

92.90% of Troy residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Troy Poverty

Troy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,8202,55737.49%
White9,1552,35425.71%
Multiple53530156.26%
Asian63325940.92%
Hispanic832934.94%

31.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.63%

Male Poverty Rate

32.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Multiple, with 56.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is White, with 25.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.66%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.61%
Some College16.22%
High School11.26%
Bachelors or Greater10.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.88%
Female Unemployed31.07%
Male Employed22.90%
Female Employed20.03%

Troy Income

Troy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,406$52,197
Families$51,120$78,408
Married Families$81,131-
Non Families$17,923$28,212

Troy Marital Status

Troy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

27.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Troy Married by Age and Sex

Troy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Troy Marital Status by Race

Troy Veterans

941

Number of Veterans

887

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam461
Second Gulf War128
First Gulf War114
World War II40
Korea38
Name Veterans % of Total
White6667.51%
Black1863.09%
2 or More8941.98%
Hispanic2331.94%

$Troy Veterans by Education

8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Employment Status

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Troy Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.84%

Born in Alabama

93.08%

Native Born

6.92%

Foreign Born

6.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.08% of Troy residents were born in the United States, with 75.84% having been born in Alabama. 6.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,930-98-0.52%
201919,028-98-0.51%
201819,126-37-0.19%
201719,163-98-0.51%
201619,261190.10%
201519,2423621.92%
201418,880-360-1.87%
201319,2408314.51%
201218,4091250.68%
201118,284630.35%
201018,2214,2862.72%
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%