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Overview

Introduction to Troy, Ohio

Troy, Ohio, in Miami county, is 19 miles N of Dayton, Ohio (center to center) and 62 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is included in the Dayton - Springfield metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 21,999 people lived in Troy.

Troy History

The present day city of Troy was established in 1808 and, in the same year, it became the Miami County seat. It was named after the ancient city of Troy in Greece. In 1852, the Troy High School was established. It was primarily a center of agricultural trade. Later, around 1886, a number of manufacturing businesses flourished in Troy. In 2000, Troy became the largest community of the Miami County.

Troy and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Troy History
  • Carriage Hill MetroPark
  • WACO Aircraft Museum
  • Piqua Historical Area
  • Englewood MetroPark
  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Things To Do In Troy

The Troy Aquatic Park offers excellent recreational opportunities to be enjoyed by both residents and visitors of Troy. You can also play golf at the Miami Shores Golf Course. At the Museum of Troy History, you can discover the glorious past of the city. Each year, the city of Troy also organizes several events and festivals such as Strawberry Festival, Miami County Fair, and Troy Festival of Nations.

Troy Transportation

International flights are available from James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.

Troy Higher Education

Wright State University - Main Campus, Wittenberg University, Sinclair Community College, University of Dayton, and other colleges and universities offer opportunities for higher education to the residents of Troy.

People

Total Population 25,411
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 12,531
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,835
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,172
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,808

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,569
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.1%
Median Gross Rent $731
Median House Value $127,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Troy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles N of Dayton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Miami
Metro Area Dayton - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 45373
Company Zip Codes 45374
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.039
Longitude -84.203

Troy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DAYTON INTL AP
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station SIDNEY 1 S
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station GREENVILLE WATER PLANT
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Casstown 275 $46,250
Ludlow Falls 255 $39,219

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Troy Public Libraries

Library
Troy-miami County Public Library
419 W. MAIN ST.
Troy, Ohio
(937) 339-0502

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Troy Hospitals

UPPER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
3130 NORTH DIXIE HIGHWAY
(937) 440-4514
Emergency Service: Yes

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Troy High Schools

TROY HIGH SCHOOL
151 STAUNTON RD
937-332-6710
Serves 1,468 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25.1

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