Troy demographics profile

StatisticTroyNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)4,81635991
Median age30.638.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%43%43%
Speak English87%70%79%
Speak Spanish5%15%13%
Troy, NY has a population of 49,881 and is the 819th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,816 per sq mi which is 1242% higher than the New York average and 5216% higher than the national average. The median age in Troy is 31 which is approximately 20% lower than the New York average of 38. In Troy, 35% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 75% of Troy residents were born in New York, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Troy is 1242% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Troy is 20% lower than New York.
  • In Troy 71.45% of the population is White.
  • In Troy 15.98% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Troy 3.91% of the population is Asian.

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Troy population breakdown by race

RaceTroyNew YorkNational
Black or African American15.98%15.60%12.63%
American Indian0.12%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race7.19%2.93%3.06%
Other race1.36%8.62%4.75%
In Troy, 9.3% 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, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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