Troy, North Carolina Population 2020

3,455

Troy is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 3,455, it is the 193rd largest city in North Carolina and the 5802nd largest city in the United States. Troy is currently growing at a rate of 1.65% annually and its population has increased by 8.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,189 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 3,488 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Troy has a population density of 953 people per square mile.

The average household income in Troy is $41,221 with a poverty rate of 44.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $455 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. The median age in Troy is 38.8 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Troy Demographics

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

  • White: 49.31%
  • Black or African American: 44.03%
  • Two or more races: 4.51%
  • Native American: 1.40%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Troy, North Carolina is 3,455, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,343.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,189.

Troy, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65149.31%
Black or African American1,47444.03%
Two or More Races1514.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native471.40%
Asian230.69%
Some Other Race20.06%

Troy Population Pyramid 2020

Troy Median Age

38.8


Total

37.6


Male

39.5


Female

Troy Adults

There are 2,756 adults, (433 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

44.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

1,693

50.57%

Male

1,655

49.43%

Troy Households and Families

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
Male45.5%54.5%
All41.3%58.7%
Non Family32.3%67.7%
Female14.3%85.7%

41.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1392.1141.3
Non Family5481.0832.3
Married3072.8281.1
Female2733.3814.3
Male112.4545.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.11

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Troy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1847.50%
9th to 12th Grade27711.29%
High School Graduate92137.53%
Some College60124.49%
Associates Degree1124.56%
Bachelors Degree25110.23%
Graduate Degree1084.40%

Troy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3111,120261
Black97576398
Hispanic5411
Multiple Races5136
Native American4747
Asian2323

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 white people with a rate of 19.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,805$31,161$22,520
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$18,107$19,964$10,743
Some College$27,169$36,399$25,147
Bachelors Degree$41,250$50,402$36,827
Graduate Degree$$210,714$18,750

$23,805

Average Earnings

$31,161

Average Male

$22,520

Average Female

Troy Language

Troy Language by Age

Troy Language

95.86% of Troy residents speak only English, while 4.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Troy Poverty

Troy Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,01467566.57%
White1,17428524.28%
Multiple1258870.40%
Asian2323100.00%

44.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.74%

Male Poverty Rate

45.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is White, with 24.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School56.20%
High School42.66%
Some College24.07%
Bachelors or Greater21.32%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed25.27%
Male Employed17.04%

Troy Income

Troy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$23,685$41,221
Families$42,426$55,073
Married Families$75,125-
Non Families$12,146$26,131

Troy Marital Status

Troy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

26.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Troy Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Troy Marital Status by Race

Troy Veterans

189

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51
Vietnam38
First Gulf War19
World War II13
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6455
18 to 3445
65 to 7437
75+26
35 to 5426
Name Veterans % of Total
White1238.31%
Black665.83%

$Troy Veterans by Education

33.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Employment Status

36.3%

Labor Force Participation

34.4%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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

81.96%

Born in North Carolina

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

1.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.55% of Troy residents were born in the United States, with 81.96% having been born in North Carolina. 1.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,455561.65%
20193,399561.68%
20183,343-10-0.30%
20173,353561.70%
20163,297-97-2.86%
20153,394300.89%
20143,364-17-0.50%
20133,381-56-1.63%
20123,437-47-1.35%
20113,484-4-0.11%
20103,488580.17%
20003,430260.08%
19903,4047022.34%
19802,7021800.35%
19602,5220.00%