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Troy
  • Town in New York

Report Card

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

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Troy is a town in New York with a population of 51,268. Troy is in Rensselaer County. Living in Troy offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Troy there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Troy and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Troy are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,086
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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Troy Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade D+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    463
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    10
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    35.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    163.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    495
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,632.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    223.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Troy

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,837
National
$75,149

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