Troy, South Carolina

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Troy, South Carolina
Town
Location of Troy, South Carolina
Location of Troy, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°59′N 82°18′W / 33.983°N 82.300°W / 33.983; -82.300Coordinates: 33°59′N 82°18′W / 33.983°N 82.300°W / 33.983; -82.300
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Greenwood
Area
 • Total 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Land 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 512 ft (156 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 93
 • Density 116/sq mi (44.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29848
Area code(s) 864
FIPS code 45-72655[1]
GNIS feature ID 1251222[2]

Troy is a town in Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 93 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

The Long Cane Massacre Site and Lower Long Cane Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

Geography[edit]

Troy is located in the southwest corner of Greenwood County at 33°59′N 82°18′W / 33.983°N 82.300°W / 33.983; -82.300 (33.9869, -82.2958).[5] South Carolina Highway 10 passes through the town, leading northeast 19 miles (31 km) to Greenwood, the county seat, and south 6 miles (10 km) to McCormick.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), all land.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 311
1900 263 −15.4%
1910 283 7.6%
1920 315 11.3%
1930 219 −30.5%
1940 224 2.3%
1950 242 8.0%
1960 260 7.4%
1970 207 −20.4%
1980 161 −22.2%
1990 140 −13.0%
2000 105 −25.0%
2010 93 −11.4%
Est. 2015 93 [6] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 105 people, 43 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 131.4 people per square mile (50.7/km²). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 63.8 per square mile (24.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 71.43% White and 28.57% African American.

There were 43 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 14.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the town, the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,875, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,502. There were no families and 8.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 19.2% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Troy town, South Carolina". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 16, 2017. 
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.