Troy, NY is an urban treasure! The City's rich history and eclectic energy has attracted people from across the nation and around the world. It offers the convenience and accessibility of urban living with a friendly, small town feel. The City's affordable properties draw new residents from all walks of life: urban pioneers who enjoy living and working in Troy's beautiful, historic buildings; college students who come for a world-class education and decide to stay, and business owners seeking a real sense of community.
The Collar City is an engaged, civic-minded, and forward-thinking community, overflowing with innovative individuals and entrepreneurial spirits, who care deeply about social responsibility, education, equality, and sustainability.
Troy, NY also boasts the youngest median age (31.6) in the region.
The 2017 Times Union "Best of the Capital Region" Reader's Poll voted downtown Troy the "Best neighborhood to live without a car." Come visit and see what the buzz is about! The downtown atmosphere is energetic and supports the live, work, play attitude of our creative and tech-driven culture - dozens of shops and eateries to explore, along with various arts and cultural destinations.