Troy, New York Population 2020

49,256
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Troy is a city located in New York. Troy has a 2020 population of 49,256. Troy is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 50,081 in 2010. Troy reached it's highest population of 50,081 in 2010.

The average household income in Troy is $57,191 with a poverty rate of 25.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $145,800. The median age in Troy is 30.7 years, 28.9 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males.

Troy Demographics

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

  • White: 69.51%
  • Black or African American: 17.37%
  • Two or more races: 7.04%
  • Asian: 4.13%
  • Other race: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Troy, New York is 49,256, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 50,081.

Troy, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,48269.51%
Black or African American8,61617.37%
Two or More Races3,4947.04%
Asian2,0494.13%
Some Other Race9261.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native430.09%
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Troy Population Pyramid 2020

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Troy Median Age

30.7


Total

28.9


Male

32.1


Female

Troy Adults

There are 39,749 adults, (5,557 of whom are seniors) in Troy.

Troy Age Dependency

45.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Troy Sex Ratio

Female

25,576

51.55%

Male

24,034

48.45%

Troy Households and Families

Troy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Troy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.6%35.4%
All36.6%63.4%
Non Family28.6%71.4%
Female23.5%76.5%
Male21.3%78.7%

36.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,9542.2536.6
Non Family10,0281.3728.6
Married5,1523.0964.6
Female3,7833.1823.5
Male9913.1821.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

11.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Troy Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3284.33%
9th to 12th Grade2,5198.22%
High School Graduate8,98429.32%
Some College5,68318.55%
Associates Degree4,25413.88%
Bachelors Degree4,83915.79%
Graduate Degree3,0379.91%
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Troy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,00719,5756,428
Black5,2364,416564
Hispanic2,2121,756252
Multiple Races886681110
Asian717676500
Other Race51139077
Native American43365

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.74%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,446$40,111$31,573
Less Than High School$18,513$20,431$16,557
High School Grad$30,184$34,773$26,408
Some College$33,419$40,251$31,062
Bachelors Degree$43,234$45,803$37,050
Graduate Degree$54,862$59,536$53,365

$34,446

Average Earnings

$40,111

Average Male

$31,573

Average Female

Troy Language

Troy Language by Age

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Troy Language

87.25% of Troy residents speak only English, while 12.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.54% of the population.

Troy Poverty

Troy Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,0375,86320.19%
Black8,2962,70832.64%
Hispanic4,7801,87439.21%
Multiple3,1811,27740.14%
Asian1,13743037.82%
Other91229532.35%

25.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.60%

Male Poverty Rate

27.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Troy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Troy is Multiple, with 40.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Troy is White, with 20.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.24%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.36%
High School21.62%
Some College17.95%
Bachelors or Greater7.09%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.25%
Male Unemployed40.56%
Female Employed15.65%
Male Employed9.58%

Troy Income

Troy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,804$57,191
Families$51,830$68,029
Married Families$79,190$92,983
Non Families$32,435$42,413
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Troy Marital Status

Troy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Troy Marital Status by Race

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Troy Veterans

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2,105

Number of Veterans

1,929

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam838
Second Gulf War397
First Gulf War282
Korea96
World War II37
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74506
55 to 64491
75+463
35 to 54366
18 to 34279
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8386.27%
Black1482.37%
Hispanic611.98%
2 or More583.68%
Other385.48%
Asian231.24%

Troy Veterans by Education

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15.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Troy Employment Status

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,256-59-0.12%
201949,315-59-0.12%
201849,374-59-0.12%
201749,433-160-0.32%
201649,593-179-0.36%
201549,772-187-0.37%
201449,959460.09%
201349,913700.14%
201249,843-169-0.34%
201150,012-69-0.14%
201050,0810.00%