Troy, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Troy, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Troy is the 10th largest city in Michigan with a population of 82,926 as of July 1, 2016. Troy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Troy is located at latitude 42.5839 and longitude -83.1455 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Troy (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.

The City of Troy (GNIS ID: 1627176) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Troy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Troy: Troy Corners.

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Troy, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 82,926
Population in Households 82,616
Population in Familes 71,738
Population in Group Qrtrs 310
Population Density1 2,478
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 31,560
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 22,882
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,558 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,733 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,827 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,998 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $257,273
Average Home Value $285,507


Median Household Income $90,438
Average Household Income $116,742
Per Capita Income $44,534
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.59%
Households 0.44% 0.64%
Families 0.31% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Troy, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troy to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 99th
Population Density1 # 102 85th
Diversity Index2 # 60 91st
Median Household Income # 20 97th
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

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