Troy, Michigan is the 11th largest city in the state and has a population of just over 80,000 people. Located in Oakland County, the city is close to Detroit, offers close proximity to destinations like Ann Arbor. Of course, there’s enough to enjoy in the city itself, so the need to travel is minimal.
For those interested in buying Troy homes for sale, one of the prime advantages is the city’s safety rating – it’s currently rated as the safest city in Michigan, and has been within the top 10 for a very long time. It also ranks as the 19th safest city in the country, which is a huge draw for potential residents. On top of the safety offered for families and individuals, Troy is home to an excellent education system, a tremendous number of annual events and festivals, and is surprisingly affordable (the fourth most affordable city in the country).
For anyone owning Troy homes for sale and interested in sports, Sports Illustrated named the city “Michigan’s Sportstown” thanks to its excellent athletic programs. The city’s Sports Center houses the Detroit Red Wings, but also offers a range of other sporting activities, including lacrosse, indoor soccer and more. All city high school hockey teams use the facility for their games and training, as well.
In terms of cultural and historical attractions, Troy real estate owners have access to quite a lot. You’ll find the Troy Historical Museum on offer, which includes 10 different buildings dedicated to the history of the town. In terms of education, the city offers an award-winning school system, as well as numerous options for higher education. Those include Walsh College, Spring Arbor University, Michigan State University and Central Michigan University. The public school system has garnered both state and national accolades for excellence and is ranked within The 1000 Most outstanding High Schools in the United States by Newsweek.