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Troy is a city in Doniphan County, in the Saint Joseph metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the ancient Greek city
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Troy. For links to other places called Troy, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Troy is 39.783N. The longitude is -95.089W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,096 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,032.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Troy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Doniphan 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 66087 ZIP code.
34% of Troy residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $15,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Troy residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Troy include Doniphan County Courthouse Square Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Troy, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $570.
Libraries in Troy include Library District #1 ... View libraries
Doniphan 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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