Troy, Tennessee

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Troy is a town in Obion County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,273 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Union City, TN–KY Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Troy is located at 36°20′27″N 89°9′24″W / 36.34083°N 89.15667°W / 36.34083; -89.15667 (36.340816, -89.156671)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,273 people, 533 households, and 367 families residing in the town. The population density was 896.7 people per square mile (346.1/km²). There were 576 housing units at an average density of 405.7/sq mi (156.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 1.26% African American, 0.16% from other races, and 0.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.26% of the population.

There were 533 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,664, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $28,594 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,255. About 12.5% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 25.4% of those age 65 or over.

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