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Troy, TX
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Living in Troy


Troy is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,375 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Troy is the 594th largest community in Texas.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Troy is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.72% of the Troy workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Troy is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Troy who work in office and administrative support (14.43%), management occupations (6.80%), and healthcare (6.23%).

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.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Troy has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Troy has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Troy than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Troy may be for you.

Troy is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Troy who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.82% of the adults in Troy have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Troy in 2018 was $23,316, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,264 for a family of four. However, Troy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Troy is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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. Troy also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.56% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Troy include German, English, Irish, Czech, and French.

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


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