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Income/capita 32%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 16%
IndexTroyAlabamaNational
Income per capita$20,241$24,736$29,829
Median household income$28,148$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,254$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,665$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$23,061$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$18,332$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level31.9%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Troy is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Troy is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Troy is 16% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Troy is 111% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,763$28,148$56,296
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Troy median earnings by income bracket

      Troy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector20.2%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%6.6%
      Wholesale & retail services17.4%17.0%
      Public administration4.0%3.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%1.1%
      Education, health & social services19.3%36.6%
      Other25.3%21.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Petrey, AL56$51,2507%
      Goshen, AL343$41,56325%
      Ariton, AL772$30,83344%
      Banks, AL119$27,00051%
      Brundidge, AL2,256$24,16756%
      Troy, AL18,944$28,14849%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berea, OH18,949$57,8965%
      Hawthorne, NJ18,950$89,47262%
      Ansonia, CT18,950$43,38622%
      Howard, WI18,950$59,8988%
      Orinda, CA18,936$178,704223%
      Troy, AL18,944$28,14849%
      Source: The Troy, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).