Troy, Michigan Population 2021

84,054
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Troy is a city located in Oakland County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 84,054, it is the 10th largest city in Michigan and the 415th largest city in the United States . Troy is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 3.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,980 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 84,187 in 2017. Spanning over 34 miles, Troy has a population density of 2,513 people per square mile.

The average household income in Troy is $124,824 with a poverty rate of 5.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,215 per month, and the median house value is $301,500. The median age in Troy is 42.2 years, 40.5 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Troy Demographics

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

  • White: 67.50%
  • Asian: 25.57%
  • Black or African American: 3.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Troy, Michigan is 84,054 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,111.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 80,980.

Troy, Michigan Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56,69467.50%
Asian21,48025.57%
Black or African American3,0193.59%
Two or More Races2,0002.38%
Some Other Race4150.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native3640.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.02%
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Troy Population by Race

Troy Population Pyramid $2021

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Troy Median Age

42.2


Total

40.5


Male

43.7


Female

Troy Adults

There are 65,900 adults, (14,488 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

41,834

49.81%

Male

42,155

50.19%

Troy Population by Age

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All73.8%26.2%
Male72.4%27.6%
Female62.8%37.2%
Non Family52.1%47.9%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Troy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,7602.6373.8
Married20,1583.284.2
Non Family8,7001.1952.1
Female1,9363.0362.8
Male9663.0772.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Troy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0641.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,2662.14%
High School Graduate8,14513.77%
Some College8,52914.42%
Associates Degree4,1677.05%
Bachelors Degree18,59531.44%
Graduate Degree17,38229.39%
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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
White40,63939,09121,740
Asian14,32213,79012,078
Black2,0952,013956
Hispanic1,1831,080711
2+ Races795720435
Other Race268268206
Native American14514440
Islander171717

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

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

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,468$85,877$46,863
Less Than 9th Grade$19,255$26,295$13,229
High School Graduate$34,633$38,269$30,372
Some College$41,319$54,048$29,096
Bachelors Degree$71,571$87,024$50,437
Graduate Degree$94,943$109,826$73,842

$66,468

Average Earnings

$85,877

Average Male

$46,863

Average Female

Troy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Troy Language by Age

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Troy Language

66.85% of Troy residents speak only English, while 33.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 14.70% of the population.

Troy Language

Troy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55,1152,6254.76%
Asian21,4481,0244.77%
Black2,9962327.74%
Multiple2,0001889.40%
Hispanic2,0341818.90%
Other41551.20%
Native36410.27%

5.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.54%

Male Poverty Rate

5.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Multiple, with 9.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is Native, with 0.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.15%.

Troy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.35%
High School9.81%
Some College7.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%

Troy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed14.14%
Male Unemployed13.39%
Female Employed2.48%
Male Employed1.79%

Troy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Troy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,882$124,824
Families$120,878$143,539
Married Families$128,947-
Non Families$54,685$73,233
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Income by Household Type

Troy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

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 45-54, 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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2,681

Number of Veterans

2,532

Male Veterans

149

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,006
First Gulf War408
Korea308
Second Gulf War195
World War II192

Troy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+983
65 to 74896
35 to 54439
55 to 64292
18 to 3471

Troy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3965.21%
Black1726.84%
Asian920.58%
Hispanic463.26%
2+ Races212.16%

Troy Veterans by Race

Troy Veterans by Education

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4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Veterans by Education

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63.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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57.96%

Born in Troy

70.97%

Native Born

29.03%

Foreign Born

13.80%

Non Citizen

15.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.97% of Troy residents were born in the United States, with 57.96% having been born in Michigan. 13.80% 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
202184,054-19-0.02%
202084,073-19-0.02%
201984,092-19-0.02%
201884,111-76-0.09%
201784,187950.11%
201684,0925960.71%
201583,496970.12%
201483,3993920.47%
201383,0077360.89%
201282,2716220.76%
201181,6496290.78%
201081,020610.01%
200080,9598,0751.06%
199072,8845,7820.83%
198067,10227,6835.46%
197039,41920,0377.36%
196019,3820.00%

Troy Population by Year