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Troy is a city in Miami County, in the Dayton metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the ancient Greek city.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Troy. For links to other places called Troy, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Troy is 40.039N. The longitude is -84.203W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 827 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,169.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$39,531
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Troy demographic reports
Troy is on the Great Miami River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 37. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Nancy Jane Currie, astronaut
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Strawberry Festival - June 2-3, 2007
  • Troy Festival of Nations - Aug. 18, 2007
  • Miami County Fair - Aug. 10-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Troy web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Troy History, WACO Aircraft Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Troy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Miami County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dayton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45373 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Troy residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Troy ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Troy was $19,892, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Troy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Troy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $915.


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Libraries in Troy include Troy-Miami County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Troy include Troy Daily News

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Politics

Miami County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Troy political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Troy workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 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 .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Troy include Best Value Inn Troy, Econo Lodge, Fairfield Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Residence Inn.

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More info about Troy:

DUPLICATE NAMES
Other OH communities named Troy:
  �Ashland County township
  �Athens County township
  �Delaware County township
  �Geauga County township
  �Morrow County township
  �Richland County township
  �Wood County township

OH communities formerly known as Troy:
  �Avon, Lorain County

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