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-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Nearby recreation


-Harsh winters
-Cost of living

What Bert Has To Say About Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area

The Albany area includes six counties, the cities of Troy and Schenectady and the historic Saratoga Springs area to the north. An assortment of commercial and state government activities support this state capital. Downtown Albany area is modern with a number of historic sites and an attractive waterfront. Suburbs are fairly nondescript. There is an assortment of mostly small arts and cultural amenities throughout the metropolitan area. Schenectady is an older industrial center known once for producing railroad locomotives and known past and present as a major center for the General Electric Company.


Quick Facts About Troy

    The unemployment rate in Troy is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Troy jobs have Decreased by 0.65 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Troy's cost of living is 0.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Troy's population is 50,056 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.80 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Troy is $143,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.40 percent.
    Troy public schools spend $18,495 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Troy.

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We moved away from Troy to Orange County, CA, about seven months ago for my husband's job. I miss Troy very much. Over the past few decades, Troy has gotten a bad rap,... (read more)
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1840 to 1960 well built homes
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