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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. 

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. 

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,684
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+12,896
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married48.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$33,600
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,331
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,243

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,082
% Above Poverty Level87.8%
% Below Poverty Level12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone32.2%
Median Gross Rent$746
Median House Value$123,400

Ancestry

German31.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.1%
Irish14.1%
English9.9%
French Except Basque4.2%
Italian3.7%
Polish2.1%
Dutch1.7%
Scottish1.6%
Welsh0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Swiss0.7%
African0.5%
Arab0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Troy Almanac

CategoryValue
County Miami County
Standard Zip Codes45373
Company Zip Codes45374
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.04
Approximate Longitude-84.21

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)

StationDAYTON INTL AP
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 64 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationSIDNEY 1 S
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationGREENVILLE WATER PLANT
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Casstown254$51,250
Ludlow Falls261$40,000
Piqua20,743$50,701
Pleasant Hill1,281$65,521
Tipp City9,834$86,132
West Milton4,690$54,734

Troy Public Libraries

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

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Troy Hospitals

Upper Valley Medical Center
(Non-profit)
3130 North County Road 25a
(937) 440-7853

Troy Public Schools

Concord Elementary School
3145 State Route 718
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6730
Primary
Total Enrollment 586
Cookson Elementary School
921 Mystic Ln
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6740
Primary
Total Enrollment 364
Forest Elementary School
413 E Canal St
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6747
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
Heywood Elementary School
260 S Ridge Ave
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6750
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
Hook Elementary School
729 Trade Sq W
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6760
Primary
Total Enrollment 279
Kyle Elementary School
501 S Plum St
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6770
Primary
Total Enrollment 260
Troy High School
151 Staunton Rd
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6710
High
Total Enrollment 1206
Troy Junior High School
556 Adams St
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6720
Middle
Total Enrollment 725
Van Cleve Elementary School
617 E Main St
ZIP: 45373
(937) 332-6780
Middle
Total Enrollment 352

Troy Private Schools

Overfield Early Childhood Program
172 S Ridge Ave
ZIP: 45373
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
St Patrick School
420 E Water St
ZIP: 45373
Elementary
Total Enrollment 139
The Miami Montessori School
86 Troy Town Dr
ZIP: 45373
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 74
Troy Christian Elementary
1586 Mckaig Rd
ZIP: 45373
Elementary
Total Enrollment 246
Troy Christian High School
700 S Dorset Rd
ZIP: 45373
Secondary
Total Enrollment 327
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