Troy, TX Population

Population: 1,378. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,365 (-0.9% change)
Males: 645 (46.8%), Females: 733 (53.2%)

Bell County

Zip code: 76579

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $39,250
Median house value: $58,800

Races in Troy:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.1%)
  • Hispanic (16.1%)
  • Other race (7.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Black (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (13.1%), United States (11.5%), English (4.6%), Czech (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Elevation: 666 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Troy

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Troy city

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

2.5% Foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+2.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Troy:

  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; TEMPLE, TX)
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; TEMPLE, TX)
  • PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER (about 22 miles; WACO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Troy:

  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 8 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 28 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • WACO REGIONAL (about 28 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Troy:

  • MC GREGOR EXECUTIVE (about 20 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: PWG)
  • HOOD AAF (about 28 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; Abbreviation: HLR)
  • VALLEY MILLS MUNI (about 30 miles; VALLEY MILLS, TX; Abbreviation: 9F1)
Amtrak stations near Troy:

  • 8 miles: TEMPLE (315 WEST AVE. B). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: MCGREGOR (1 AMTRAK BLVD.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Troy:

  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 16 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 32 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 35 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)

Schools

Public high school in Troy:

  • TROY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: #1 TROJAN RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Troy:

  • TROY ELEMENTARY (Students: 346; Location: #1 TROJAN RD; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • TROY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: #1 TROJAN RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EDNA BIGHAM MAYS ELEMENTARY (Students: 223; Location: #1 TROJAN RD; Grades: PK – 01)
  • TROY J J A E P (Students: 1; Location: P O BOX 409; Grades: 06 – 12)