Troy demographics profile

StatisticTroyAlabamaNational
Population18,9444,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6719291
Median age25.738.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)37%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%40%43%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%
Troy, AL has a population of 18,944 and is the 2,307th largest city in the United States. The population density is 671 per sq mi which is 630% higher than the Alabama average and 641% higher than the national average. The median age in Troy is 26 which is approximately 33% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Troy, 37% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 74% of Troy residents were born in Alabama, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Troy is 630% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Troy is 33% lower than Alabama.
  • In Troy 53.72% of the population is White.
  • In Troy 41.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Troy 3.57% of the population is Asian.

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Troy population breakdown by race

RaceTroyAlabamaNational
White53.72%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American41.45%26.48%12.63%
Asian3.57%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.29%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.98%1.76%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
In Troy, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Troy, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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