The population of Troy, as of the 2010 US Census, is 80,980. Residents enjoy 900 acres of parkland within the city's 33.64 square miles. The popular Somerset Collection Mall boasts a skywalk and over 180 stores and restaurants. It is convenient to travel around Troy by car. Bus service throughout the city is provided by the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART). AMTRAK stops at the Troy Transit Center, located across the street from Oakland-Troy Airport. Troy is headquarters for Meritor and Kelly Services Corporations, signs of economic strength of the region. Troy Public School District student scores are among the highest in the state and in national comparisons.

Related: Troy real estate data & listings

Beautiful homes in many price ranges, an excellent school district and world-class shopping, dining and entertainment are reasons CNN Money put Troy, Michigan, on its list of Best Places to Live in the USA. Troy is part of Oakland County, located in the northern suburbs of Detroit. Houses, condominiums and multi-family complexes make up the neighborhoods behind Troy's esteemed designation as safest city in Michigan. It also ranks among the top 20 safest and most affordable cities in the country.

Home Buying Resources