Troy 87 Exceptional
Troy Livability #115 ranked city in Ohio#583 ranked city in the USARanks better than 98% of areas
A+ Troy Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Troy Cost of Living Cost of living is 1% lower than Ohio
9010% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Troy cost of living
B+ Troy Crime Total crime is 11% lower than Ohio
Total crime
2,18815% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4615% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-24%Year over year crime is down
Troy crime
D+ Troy Employment Household income is 6% lower than Ohio
Median household income
$47,74314% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$27,2799% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%2% higher than the US average
Troy employment
D+ Troy Housing Home value is 6% lower than Ohio
Median home value
$123,40033% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$74621% lower than the US average
Home ownership
58%9% lower than the US average
Troy real estate or Troy rentals
A+ Troy Schools HS graduation rate is 1% lower than Ohio
High school grad. rates
85%2% higher than the US average
School test scores
76%54% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:123% higher than the US average
Troy K-12 schools
A+ Troy User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Troy
Overall user rating
86% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
91% 3 total surveys
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Living in Troy, OH

Troy is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Ohio. The city has a population of 25,684 inhabitants. If we look at the most recent Census, Troy is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. 74% of the people in Troy (over the age of 15) are married and 67% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Troy, Ohio. The best areas in Troy and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from cost of living, education, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Ohio and national averages.

Troy has a livability score of 81 out of 100 and is ranked #165 in Ohio and #1,333 in the USA. Based on this score, Troy would be considered a very livable city! Another exciting tidbit, is that Troy ranks better than 90% of all US cities! There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Troy ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), cost of living (B) and education (A+).

Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Troy has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Troy gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 147 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Troy have a test score average of 76%, which is well above the US average.

Assuming that Troy meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Troy. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Troy are simply unattainable. The median home price for Troy homes is $123,400, which is 6.4% lower than the Ohio average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Troy, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 0% lower than the Ohio average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Troy area were 10.2% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.1%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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      Source: The Troy, OH data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).