Troy, TN Profile: Facts & Data


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Troy, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Troy had a population of 1,370 as of July 1, 2018. Troy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Troy is located at latitude 36.3426 and longitude -89.1568 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Troy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 377 feet.

The Town of Troy (GNIS ID: 2406758) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Troy is located within Commissioner District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Obion County.

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Troy, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,370
Population in Households 1,370
Population in Familes 1,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 920
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,056
Average Household Income $55,098
Per Capita Income $21,551


Total Housing Units 605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $98,713
Average Home Value $147,123


Total Households 547
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 407
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.22%
Families 0.61% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Troy, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troy to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 248 42nd
Population Density # 89 79th
Diversity Index # 343 19th
Median Household Income # 219 49th
Per Capita Income # 252 41st

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