Troy, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Troy, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Troy is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bell County at latitude 31.1977 and longitude -97.302. Bell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 676 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Troy, but most people and references simply refer to it as Troy, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Troy indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Troy (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Troy, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,883
Population in Households 1,883
Population in Familes 1,637
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 468
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 711
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 530
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 524 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $113,411
Average Home Value $124,761


Median Household Income $57,840
Average Household Income $67,346
Per Capita Income $25,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.23% 2.35%
Households 3.39% 2.54%
Families 4.48% 2.41%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Troy, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troy to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 733 58th
Population Density1 # 1200 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 909 48th
Median Household Income # 358 80th
Per Capita Income # 485 72nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.