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Troy
  • Suburb in Illinois

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Troy is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 10,920. Troy is in Madison County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in Troy offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Troy and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Troy are highly rated.

About

About Troy...
Population
10,920

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$232,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$991
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Troy Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    62.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    26.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    79.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    355.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    62.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Troy

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$93,850
National
$75,149

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