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.


Total Population 25,334
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 12,541
Age of the Population 39


% of people married 49%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22%
Median Earnings25+ $31,645
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,643
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,719


Median Family Income $62,887
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%


People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $733
Median House Value $123,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 12.7%

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


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

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
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 266 $38,125
Ludlow Falls 285 $39,444

Troy Public Libraries

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

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Troy Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(937) 440-4514
Emergency Service: Yes

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Student/teacher ratio: 25.1

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