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Pros

-Cost of living
-Arts & culture
-Educated population

Cons

-Hot, humid summers
-Employment concerns
-Growth and sprawl


What Bert Has To Say About St. Louis Metro Area


Known since the early days as the “Gateway City” because of its access to transportation routes in all directions, St. Louis continues to be an important center of commerce and culture for the Mississippi River Basin. The area includes a broad assortment of mostly residential neighborhoods to the west and the more industrial East St. Louis and several agricultural counties on the Illinois side of the river. For years the downtown area had few highlights outside of the landmark Gateway Arch and the restored Union Station. The population of the city itself had declined gradually for decades, and most of the infrastructure had declined as people moved into the suburbs or away altogether. But more recently, the downtown has started to come back, with new residential facilities and reclaimed warehouse lofts downtown anchored by new sports venues. Similar restorations are going on in other important inner neighborhoods.


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Quick Facts About Troy


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Troy is 5.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Troy jobs have Increased by 1.71 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Troy's cost of living is 3.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Troy's population is 10,036 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 65.99 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 32 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Troy is $173,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.07%.
    SCHOOLS
    Troy public schools spend $9,822 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Troy.

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  3/18/2013
Much left to the imagination

Please take a look at the previous student admissions - most of them have a grammatical error or two. I had been proud to attend Triad for some time, until I... (Read More)

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  7/1/2010
Water Quality

Ive noticed a white film building up on all my dishes from the water. Is it safe to drink, I cant get rid of the film off the... (Read More)

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