Troy, St. Croix County, Wisconsin

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Troy, Wisconsin
Town
Location of Troy, St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Location of Troy, St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 44°54′22″N 92°41′15″W / 44.90611°N 92.68750°W / 44.90611; -92.68750Coordinates: 44°54′22″N 92°41′15″W / 44.90611°N 92.68750°W / 44.90611; -92.68750
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County St. Croix
Area
 • Total 39.8 sq mi (103.0 km2)
 • Land 37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2)
 • Water 2.0 sq mi (5.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,661
 • Density 97.0/sq mi (37.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-80800[2]
GNIS feature ID 1584297[1]
Website http://www.townoftroy.org

Troy is a town in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,661 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Glover is located in the town.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.8 square miles (103.0 km²), of which, 37.7 square miles (97.7 km²) of it is land and 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²) of it (5.11%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 4,705
Est. 2012 4,757 1.1%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,661 people, 1,250 households, and 1,047 families residing in the town. The population density was 97.0 people per square mile (37.5/km²). There were 1,328 housing units at an average density of 35.2 per square mile (13.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.25% White, 0.11% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 0.27% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.17% of the population.

There were 1,250 households out of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.6% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.2% were non-families. 12.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 106.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $73,125, and the median income for a family was $75,874. Males had a median income of $44,942 versus $39,360 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,861. About 0.7% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

  • Edwin Rohl, farmer and member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, was born in the town.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1960, Biographical Sketch of Edwin Rohl, pg. 33