Troy, IL


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Troy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,036 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Troy is the 221st largest community in Illinois.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Troy is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Troy is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Troy who work in office and administrative support (13.15%), sales jobs (12.58%), and management occupations (9.72%).

Also of interest is that Troy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Troy citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.75% of adults in Troy have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Troy in 2010 was $28,314, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,256 for a family of four. However, Troy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Troy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Troy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Troy include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Troy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.