Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$49,211$27,549$29,829
Median household income$104,132$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$121,405$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$73,002$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$75,865$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$40,978$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level4.9%16.3%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Troy is 65% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Troy is 88% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Troy is 50% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Troy is 68% lower than the national average

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      $69,414 $104,132 $208,264
      $33,865 $50,803 $101,606
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      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 industry6.4%6.4%
      Manufacturing sector29.8%29.8%
      Financial & insurance services6.2%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services10.9%10.9%
      Public administration2.0%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%3.5%
      Education, health & social services10.5%10.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,489$208,750277.3%
      Lake Angelus, MI322$179,444224.4%
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,995$177,614221.1%
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,791$172,250211.4%
      Bingham Farms, MI1,539$169,091205.6%
      Troy, MI84,051$104,13288.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Merced, CA84,081$49,9739.7%
      Mission, TX83,796$49,35810.8%
      Santa Fe, NM84,418$57,2743.5%
      Alhambra, CA84,509$66,59320.4%
      Redwood City, CA84,518$123,294122.9%
      Troy, MI84,051$104,13288.2%
      Source: The Troy, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).