Troy, New York 

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Population

49,906

8% Decline

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$39,526

Avg. Home Price

$127,100

Best Places to Live in Troy, New York

Capital city complex - East-central New York, along the Hudson River160 miles north of New York City
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

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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

City: Troy
Zip Codes: 12180 12182
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Troy is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Troy jobs have increased by 1.29%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Troy's cost of living is 5.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Troy's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Troy's population is 49,906 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -8.04%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Troy is $127,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.02%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Troy public schools spend $30,315 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.7 students per teacher in Troy. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Troy

It's not a good time to buy in Troy. Home Appreciation is down -0.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Troy Real Estate.

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Reviews for Troy    4 Reviews
An industrial-era gem on the Hudson River - 5/26/2018
I've lived in Troy for 17 years and love it more than ever. I was initially attracted by its handsome industrial-era architecture, walkable downtown and budding arts... (Read More)

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1840 to 1960 well built homes - 3/16/2016
Troy, NY was once the fourth richest Per Capita city in the nation1880 ! Our beautiful buildings --civic, residential, and business-- rested until this century and are... (Read More)
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climate - 7/8/2009
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ZIP CODES IN TROY, NEW YORK
12180 12182