Troy, Maine


Troy, Maine

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Troy, Maine
settlement_type = Town
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map_caption = Location of Troy (in yellow) in Waldo County and the state of Maine


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Maine
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Waldo
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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 92.0
area_land_km2 = 90.2
area_water_km2 = 1.8
area_total_sq_mi = 35.5
area_land_sq_mi = 34.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.7

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 963
population_density_km2 = 10.7
population_density_sq_mi = 27.7

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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elevation_m = 121
elevation_ft = 397
latd = 44 |latm = 40 |lats = 31 |latNS = N
longd = 69 |longm = 15 |longs = 16 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 04987
area_code = 207
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 23-77625
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blank1_info = 0582769
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Troy is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. The population was 963 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²), of which, 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (1.97%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 963 people, 365 households, and 274 families residing in the town. The population density was 27.7 people per square mile (10.7/km²). There were 420 housing units at an average density of 12.1/sq mi (4.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.40% White, 0.83% Native American, 0.31% Asian, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.10% of the population.

There were 365 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 103.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,052, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $21,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,027. About 8.3% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

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