Troy, IL

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Living in Troy

Troy is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 10,375 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Troy is the 221st largest community in Illinois.

Troy is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Troy is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Troy who work in management occupations (14.71%), office and administrative support (14.04%), and sales jobs (8.32%).

Also of interest is that Troy has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Troy is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Troy’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The overall education level of Troy citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.68% of adults in Troy have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Troy in 2018 was $33,227, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,908 for a family of four. However, Troy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Troy home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Troy residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Troy include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Troy is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.