Troy, Kansas

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Troy, Kansas

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Troy Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Troy, Kansas

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 4
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
People Living Alone 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Troy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles W of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Doniphan
Standard Zip Codes 66087
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.783
Longitude -95.089

Troy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TROY 3 N
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station OREGON
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Troy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,054 100%
Male 522 49.5%
Female 532 50.5%
Under 18 276 26.2%
18+ 778 73.8%
65+ 205 19.4%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,041 98.8%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1%

Estimated Troy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,017
Growth -37
Growth % -3.5%

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 37.4%
US/American 14.7%
Irish 12.6%
English 11.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Norwegian 2.2%
Swiss 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
South African 1.5%
European 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Swedish 1%
Dutch 1%
Danish 1%
Polish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Celtic 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Troy 1,054 $37,039
Atchison 10,232 $37,100
Denton 186 $40,625
Elwood 1,145 $31,136
Highland 976 $37,969
Severance 108 $27,083
Wathena 1,348 $40,216

Troy Public Libraries

Library District #1, Doniphan County
105 N. MAIN
Troy, Kansas
(785) 985-2597

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Troy High Schools (2004)

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Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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