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The City of Troy had a population of 51,387 as of July 1, 2020. Troy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Troy is located at latitude 42.7284 and longitude -73.6918 in Rensselaer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Troy encompass a land area of 10.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.7 sq. miles. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The City of Troy (GNIS ID: 979559) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Troy: Ashleys Ferry, Ferry Hook, Van Der Heyden Ferry, Van Der Heyden's Ferry, Vanderheydens Ferry.
|Total Population||51,387 (100%)|
|Population in Households||46,667 (90.8%)|
|Population in Families||29,931 (58.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||4,720 ( 9.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,441|
|Average Household Income||$62,013|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||13%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,925|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||24,728 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,096 (28.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||14,103 (57.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,529 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$150,488|
|Average Home Value||$183,296|
|Housing Affordability Index3||133|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.5%|
|Per Capita Income||1.17%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.06%|
The table below compares Troy to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 17||99th|
|Population Density||# 136||89th|
|Median Household Income||# 973||19th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 469||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 958||20th|
|Diversity Index||# 152||87th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.