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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.


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Median household income
Local
$25,352
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Troy demographic reports
Troy is near the Conecuh River.
Former and merged names include:
· Troy
· Zebulon
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 75. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 5.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Pioneer Days - Oct. 12-13, 2007
  • Troyfest - April 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Troy web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Pike County Lake
Historic sites and museums: Pike Pioneer Museum
Colleges and universities: Troy State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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 36035 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Troy was $15,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

28% of Troy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Troy festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Troy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $786.


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Libraries in Troy include Troy Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Troy include Troy Messenger

TV stations in Troy include WRJM.

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Pike 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 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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Hotels in Troy include Comfort Inn Troy, Days Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Holiday Inn Express Troy, Holiday Inn Hotels, Holiday Inn Hotels - Troy, Holiday Inn Troy, Scottish Inns Troy, Super 8.

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