Troy Apartments for Rent
The city of Troy, Michigan – a suburb of Detroit – ranks as the 11th-largest city in the state by population, and the largest city within its home of Oakland County. Troy has become a major commercial destination in the Metro Detroit area.
Ranked the fifth-safest city in the nation, as well as the safest in Michigan, Troy has been ranked 22nd on a list of the nation’s “Best Places to Live” by CNN Money, based on housing, quality of education, economic strength, and recreational opportunities. The publication also ranked Troy as the fourth most-affordable American city with a median household income of $200,000.
Both residents and tourists enjoy the Troy Historical Museum, a town square-like museum chronicling the different stages of Troy’s progression from first inhabitant up to today. Located behind the old City Hall building, the museum is open year round.
Troy is also home to two of the nation’s largest Protestant churches, Kensington Community Church and Woodside Bible Church. The Top of Troy is the city’s tallest building with offices of PNC Financial Services.
Troy is a thriving center of business, particularly in the automobile and finance industries, and is a major center for a number of major companies, including Bank of America, Behr America, Delphi, DuPont Automotive, Flagstar Bank, J. D. Power and Associates, Kelly Services, the Kresge Foundation, SAE International and Ziebart.
The city boasts exemplary schools; the Troy School District has a 99 percent graduation rate, with 95 percent of those students going on to higher education and two percent going on to military service. Both Troy High School and Athens High School were named to the list of The 1000 Most Outstanding High Schools in the United States by Newsweek magazine.