Troy, Illinois Population 2021

48,048
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Troy is a city located in Madison County Illinois. Troy has a 2020 population of 48,048. Troy is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 4.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,997 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 48,048 in 2021.

The average household income in Troy is $102,468 with a poverty rate of 5.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,412 per month, and the median house value is $206,800. The median age in Troy is 40.2 years, 38.5 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Troy Demographics

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

  • White: 80.29%
  • Black or African American: 9.80%
  • Other race: 4.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Troy, Illinois is 48,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,628.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,997.

Troy, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,10480.29%
Black or African American4,6529.80%
Some Other Race1,9614.13%
Two or More Races1,2912.72%
Asian1,0362.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native4160.88%
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Troy Population by Race

Troy Population Pyramid $2021

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Troy Median Age

40.2


Total

38.5


Male

41.4


Female

Troy Adults

There are 36,249 adults, (7,489 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

24,450

51.52%

Male

23,010

48.48%

Troy Population by Age

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92%8%
All83.8%16.2%
Male80.1%19.9%
Female74.1%25.9%
Non Family71.2%28.8%

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Troy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7992.8183.8
Married9,6173.3992
Non Family4,8451.271.2
Female1,5523.6474.1
Male7853.9380.1

3.36

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Troy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1943.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,3534.17%
High School Graduate9,25228.50%
Some College8,09424.93%
Associates Degree2,6018.01%
Bachelors Degree6,52120.09%
Graduate Degree3,45110.63%
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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
White24,02323,1188,180
Hispanic4,4223,148889
Black2,8592,675581
Other Race1,103796211
Asian778662252
2+ Races551483138
Native American16614827

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.05%.

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,658$63,042$36,078
Less Than 9th Grade$33,441$53,000$12,853
High School Graduate$40,063$49,167$27,389
Some College$47,156$62,610$32,168
Bachelors Degree$55,508$81,154$46,233
Graduate Degree$79,227$102,955$64,965

$49,658

Average Earnings

$63,042

Average Male

$36,078

Average Female

Troy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Troy Language by Age

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Troy Language

83.76% of Troy residents speak only English, while 16.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.92% of the population.

Troy Language

Troy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,5009943.06%
Black4,52386019.01%
Hispanic8,2945176.23%
Other1,95829715.17%
Multiple1,21415012.36%
Asian1,02310610.36%

5.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.70%

Male Poverty Rate

5.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Black, with 19.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is White, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.88%.

Troy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.31%
High School6.17%
Some College4.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Troy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.73%
Male Unemployed4.47%
Male Employed3.01%
Female Employed2.78%

Troy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Troy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,111$102,468
Families$101,729$117,120
Married Families$111,987-
Non Families$43,337$58,836
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Income by Household Type

Troy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Troy Marital Status by Race

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Troy Marital Status

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2,617

Number of Veterans

2,357

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam670
First Gulf War656
Second Gulf War469
Korea317
World War II90

Troy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54815
75+743
65 to 74501
55 to 64354
18 to 34204

Troy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4198.09%
Hispanic1813.35%
Black1745.37%
Other Race161.19%
Asian81.00%

Troy Veterans by Race

Troy Veterans by Education

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5.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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78.76%

Born in Troy

92.36%

Native Born

7.64%

Foreign Born

2.95%

Non Citizen

4.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.36% of Troy residents were born in the United States, with 78.76% having been born in Illinois. 2.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Troy Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202148,0481400.29%
202047,9081400.29%
201947,7681400.29%
201847,6281280.27%
201747,5001850.39%
201647,3152980.63%
201547,0171450.31%
201446,8721640.35%
201346,708870.19%
201246,6212290.49%
201146,3923950.86%
201045,9970.00%

Troy Population by Year