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Overview
Population:50,056
Pop. Change:2%
State: New York
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
County: Rensselaer County
City:Troy
Zip Code:12180, 12182, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Troy's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area

Profile: Capital city complex  Location: East-central New York, along the Hudson River160 miles north of New York City Elevation: 292 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

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Interesting Facts about Troy, New York

As of 2014, Troy's population is 50,056 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.80 percent.

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The median home cost in Troy is $143,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.40 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Troy's cost of living is 0.50% Lower than the U.S. average.

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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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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.


Ranked #1 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
Ranked #7 Best Cities for Teleworking - Medium Metro Areas
Ranked #10 2005 High Gas Prices
Ranked #11 Best US Cities for Seniors 2011
Ranked #12 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Large Metro Areas)
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Map Of Troy

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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Troy's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes