Troy, Michigan

Troy: The most populous city in Oakland County, Michigan. It is located in the southeastern part of the county. Troy is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Troy Historic District and the Troy Museum.

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Troy is a city located in the county of Newaygo in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 80,980 and a population density of 929 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 83,589 inhabitants.

Troy is a city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population was 84,035 at the 2022 census, making Troy the most populous city in the county and the 13th most-populous municipality in the state. Troy is a northern suburb of Metro Detroit, located about sixteen miles northwest of downtown Detroit.

Troy has long been a center of trade and commerce in Michigan, and is considered to be one of the best places to live in Michigan. The city has three major districts: Downtown Troy (the heart of the city), Maplewood (the northwestern portion of Troy), and South Troy (the southeastern portion).

The city's economy primarily consists of commercial retail stores, light manufacturing, and government services. The most significant employer is General Motors Technical Center, which employs over 7500 people at its campus on Piquette Avenue. Other major employers include Oakwood Healthcare System, AT&T Automotive Center, and Oakland Schools Technical Center.

In 1914, Henry Ford purchased land near this site and built an automobile factory called the Highland Park Ford Plant that later grew into Ford Motor Company's main plant and headquarters until it relocated to Dearborn in 1927; it is now known as The Henry Ford Museum complex with several other museums nearby.

The population of Troy was 84,051 at the 2022 census. Its area code is 248, and its unemployment rate was 2.9% as of March 2022. The median age in Troy is 33 years old, while the US median age is 37 years old. For every 100 females there are 97 males in Troy. For every 100 females age 18 and over in Troy, there are 95 males ages 18 and over.

The annual average rainfall is 7 inches per year and there are approximately 70 days of rain per year.

Troy locator map
Location of Troy on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about Troy

Population : 83,589 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Newaygo County
Postal code : 48007, 48083, 48084, 48085, 48098, 48099
Phone Area Codes : 248
Area : 87.13 km2
Altitude : 748 feet / 228 meters
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 04:26:17 (15th April 2024)
Density : 959 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.12% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Troy is located at 43°44'35"N 86°1'9"W (43.7430700, -86.0192300). It has 7 neighbors: Birmingham, Bloomfield, Clawson, Madison Heights, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak and Sterling Heights.

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Troy has 7 neighbours.

  • Birmingham city in Michigan
  • Bloomfield township in Oakland County, Michigan, USA
  • Clawson city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan
  • Madison Heights city in Oakland County, Michigan, USA
  • Rochester Hills A city in Oakland County, Michigan. It is located in the northwestern part of the county. Rochester Hills is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Municipal Center.
  • Royal Oak The most populous city in Oakland County, Michigan. It is located on Woodward Avenue in the Detroit metropolitan area. Royal Oak is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Royal Oak Music Theatre and the Royal Oak Historical Society.
  • Sterling Heights The second most populous city in Macomb County, Michigan. It is located in the eastern part of the county. Sterling Heights is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Sterling Heights Historical Museum and the Sterling Heights Civic Center.

Demographics

The population of Troy increased by 3.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 80,980 - census
2011 81,649 0.82% estimation process
2012 82,271 0.76% estimation process
2013 83,007 0.89% estimation process
2014 83,399 0.47% estimation process
2015 83,496 0.12% estimation process
2016 84,092 0.71% estimation process
2017 84,187 0.11% estimation process
2018 84,111 -0.09% estimation process
2019 84,092 -0.02% estimation process
2020 83,589 -0.6% estimation process

Troy zip code is 48083. County name: Oakland, County fips: 26125

People born in Troy (23)

People born in Troy, including actor Martin Klebba, footballer Sean Cunningham, football player Greg Collins, .

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Schools in Troy

College & universities near Troy, MI

Code Name City ZIP
172671 West Shore Community College Scottville (MI) 49454-0277
169910 Ferris State University Big Rapids (MI) 49307-2251

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Troy, MI

Code Name Address Type
REE Reed City, Michigan US 10 & 220th Ave. BUS
BGP Big Rapids, Michigan 14342 Northland Dr. BUS
HWC Howard City, Michigan 130 North Ensley St. BUS
CLC Cadillac, Michigan 1202 North Mitchell St. BUS
RKF Rockford, Michigan US 131 & 10 Mile Road NE BUS

Post offices near Troy

Post Office Name City ZIP
Walkervill Post Office Walkerville (MI) 49459
Bitely Post Office Bitely (MI) 49309
Brohman Post Office Brohman (MI) 49312
Hesperia Post Office Hesperia (MI) 49421
Baldwin Post Office Baldwin (MI) 49304

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Other cities in Newaygo County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Newaygo County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Riverview 11,968 City in Michigan, USA
Fremont 4,102 City in Newaygo County in the U.
Croton 3,309 Township in Newaygo County, Michigan
Big Prairie 2,691 Township in Newaygo County, Michigan
Bridgeton 2,171 Township in Newaygo County, Michigan
Newaygo 2,099 City in Newaygo County, Michigan, United States of America
White Cloud 1,383 City in Michigan
Hesperia 936 Village
Grant 900 City in Newaygo County, Michigan, USA
Lilley 818 Township in Newaygo County, Michigan
Aetna 423 Township in Newaygo County, Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Troy distances to largest Michigan cities