Troy, Missouri Population 2021

13,578
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Troy is a city located in Lincoln County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. With a 2020 population of 13,578, it is the 56th largest city in Missouri and the 2476th largest city in the United States . Troy is currently growing at a rate of 2.87% annually and its population has increased by 28.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,540 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 13,578 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Troy has a population density of 1,754 people per square mile.

The average household income in Troy is $66,211 with a poverty rate of 7.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $841 per month, and the median house value is $148,000. The median age in Troy is 31.4 years, 30.4 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Troy Demographics

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

  • White: 94.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Black or African American: 2.26%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Troy, Missouri is 13,578 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,441.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,540.

Troy, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,35594.01%
Two or More Races3683.05%
Black or African American2732.26%
Asian620.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.17%
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Troy Population by Race

Troy Population Pyramid $2021

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Troy Median Age

31.4


Total

30.4


Male

33.4


Female

Troy Adults

There are 8,615 adults, (1,341 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

6,233

51.60%

Male

5,846

48.40%

Troy Population by Age

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All63.1%36.9%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Female41%59%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Troy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9772.9363.1
Married1,8493.5579.5
Non Family1,2201.2650.1
Female6443.8541
Male2644.0962.5

3.47

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Troy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1071.49%
9th to 12th Grade4225.88%
High School Graduate3,06642.71%
Some College1,57221.90%
Associates Degree83111.58%
Bachelors Degree88912.39%
Graduate Degree2914.05%
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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
White6,6606,1441,056
Hispanic21320824
Black14313517
2+ Races797921
Asian626262
Native American2121

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,007$49,023$30,195
Less Than 9th Grade$37,679$44,167$
High School Graduate$36,348$48,688$23,023
Some College$40,417$48,960$31,106
Bachelors Degree$47,522$73,021$35,357
Graduate Degree$58,150$$

$40,007

Average Earnings

$49,023

Average Male

$30,195

Average Female

Troy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Troy Language by Age

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Troy Language

97.40% of Troy residents speak only English, while 2.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Troy Language

Troy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,4317577.26%
Multiple3686818.48%
Black2023617.82%
Hispanic609243.94%

7.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.44%

Male Poverty Rate

8.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Multiple, with 18.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is Hispanic, with 3.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.64%.

Troy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.98%
High School7.02%
Some College4.76%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Troy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.95%
Male Unemployed7.65%
Female Employed3.97%
Male Employed1.57%

Troy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Troy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,915$66,211
Families$67,313$74,843
Married Families$79,792-
Non Families$34,286$39,357
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Income by Household Type

Troy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

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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366

Number of Veterans

328

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
Second Gulf War48
Korea17
World War II15
First Gulf War11

Troy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74125
75+84
35 to 5468
55 to 6460
18 to 3429

Troy Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3664.48%
Hispanic249.92%

Troy Veterans by Race

Troy Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

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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74.34%

Born in Troy

98.67%

Native Born

1.33%

Foreign Born

0.22%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.67% of Troy residents were born in the United States, with 74.34% having been born in Missouri. 0.22% 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
202113,5783792.87%
202013,1993792.96%
201912,8203793.05%
201812,4414553.80%
201711,9862622.23%
201611,7243202.81%
201511,4041411.25%
201411,2631591.43%
201311,1041641.50%
201210,940970.89%
201110,8432031.91%
201010,6403,9034.68%
20006,7372,9265.86%
19903,8111,1873.80%
19802,624860.33%
19702,5380.00%

Troy Population by Year