Troy, Idaho

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Troy, Idaho

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High Points

Troy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Idaho):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Troy Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Troy Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Troy College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Troy Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Troy, Idaho

Comparing Troy to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Idaho (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Male Share of the Population 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 7 10
Senior Citizens 3 4
Age of the Population 3 6
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 8
Average Household Size 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 6 8
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
People Above Poverty 5 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Working at Home 5 3
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 6
Housing Recently Built 6 4
People Living Alone 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 3

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Troy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles SE of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 268 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Latah
Standard Zip Codes 83871
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.736
Longitude -116.768

Troy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 48 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 45 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station PULLMAN 2 NW
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 21 inches
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Troy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 798 100%
Male 398 49.9%
Female 400 50.1%
Under 18 238 29.8%
18+ 560 70.2%
65+ 91 11.4%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 3.02
White 767 96.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 24 3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Troy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 744
Growth -54
Growth % -6.8%

Troy Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.6%
Swedish 13.6%
US/American 11%
English 9.9%
Norwegian 7.2%
Irish 6.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.8%
European 4.3%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
Dutch 1.9%
Danish 1.9%
Welsh 1.8%
British 1.6%
Italian 1.4%
Swiss 1.4%
Canadian 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Finnish 0.8%
Latvian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Troy 798 $42,031
Deary 552 $40,750
Juliaetta 609 $39,250
Kendrick 369 $42,000
Moscow 21,291 $46,331
Onaway 230 $44,464
Potlatch 791 $35,385
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Troy High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 159 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9

Troy Colleges

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