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Troy is a township in Newaygo County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Troy. For links to other places called Troy, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Troy is 43.783N. The longitude is -85.986W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 243.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Troy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newaygo 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 49459 ZIP code.
23% of Troy residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $12,665, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Troy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Troy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $760.
Newaygo 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 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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