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Troy, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Troy is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greenwood County at latitude 33.9919 and longitude -82.2979. Greenwood County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 515 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Troy, but most people and references simply refer to it as Troy, South Carolina.

The P1 Census Class Code for Troy indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Troy (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Troy: Trickum, Trickumville.

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Troy, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 96
Population in Households 96
Population in Familes 83
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 44
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 32
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 56 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $90,385
Average Home Value $145,270


Median Household Income $38,296
Average Household Income $48,913
Per Capita Income $18,568
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 0.62%
Households 1.1% 0.45%
Families 5.01% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Troy, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Troy to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 380 4th
Population Density1 # 359 10th
Diversity Index2 # 149 63rd
Median Household Income # 163 59th
Per Capita Income # 204 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.