Income/capita 39%
Household income 61%
Unemployment 26%
Income per capita$41,518$27,549$29,829
Median household income$88,954$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$102,045$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,018$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$65,833$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$36,513$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Troy is 39% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Troy is 61% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Troy is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Troy is 60% lower than the national average

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      Troy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.3%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector27.9%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.0%10.0%
      Public administration2.7%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%1.0%
      Education, health & social services13.7%38.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206%
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,933$151,440174%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250172%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155%
      Lake Angelus, MI260$127,083130%
      Troy, MI82,982$88,95461%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Johns Creek, GA82,930$107,17694%
      Santa Fe, NM82,927$51,5727%
      Bloomington, IN83,093$31,25444%
      Buena Park, CA82,771$70,34127%
      Hemet, CA82,748$35,60936%
      Troy, MI82,982$88,95461%
      Source: The Troy, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).