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Troy is a city in Madison County, in the Saint Louis metro area.
The community was named after Troy, NY
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Troy. For links to other places called Troy, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Troy is 38.729N. The longitude is -89.883W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,069.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Troy demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Louis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62062 ZIP code.
33% 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 $21,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% 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 $459. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,041.
Libraries in Troy include Tri-Township Public Library ... View libraries
Madison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Troy political report.
The average commute time for Troy workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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