Troy, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,273. Estimated population in 2021: 1,249 (-1.9% change)
Males: 599 (47.1%), Females: 674 (52.9%)

Obion County

Zip code: 38260

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $30,664
Median house value: $59,900

Races in Troy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)

Ancestries: United States (25.6%), Irish (9.8%), English (8.6%), German (5.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 378 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Troy

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Troy town

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

0.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +181 (+16.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Troy:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION CITY (about 9 miles; UNION CITY, TN)
  • HEALTHSOUTH CANE CREEK REHAB HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; MARTIN, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-VOLUNTEER HOSPITL (about 22 miles; MARTIN, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Troy:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 55 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 56 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 67 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Troy:

Amtrak station near Troy:

  • 18 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 30 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 93 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 94 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)

Schools

Public high school in Troy:

  • OBION COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 861; Location: 528 HWY 51 N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Troy:

  • HILLCREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 605 S MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 08)

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