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Troy is a city in Pike County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Alabama named Troy. For links to other places called Troy, AL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Troy is 31.808N. The longitude is -85.97W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,587.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Troy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36081 ZIP code.
5% of Troy residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Troy ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Troy was $15,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Troy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Troy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $786.
Libraries in Troy include Troy Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Troy include Troy Messenger
TV stations in Troy include WRJM.
Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Troy political report.
The average commute time for Troy workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Troy between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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