Location, Location, Location
Troy is one of the largest cities in Oakland County based on size (34.3 sq. miles), residential population (85,000+) and property values. With a strong and balanced economic base, Troy is the 12th largest city in Michigan and the second largest city in the state based on total property value.
In the past three decades, Troy has gone from a rural community to one with over $4 billion in taxable value. Located along the I-75 corridor, the city is home to major corporations.
Business and leisure travelers enjoy a choice of several airports in the vicinity, including Detroit Metropolitan Airport (about a 40-minute drive from Troy, in Romulus), Oakland International Airport in Pontiac (15 minutes), Detroit City Airport in Detroit (25 minutes), and Flint Bishop International Airport (45 minutes).
As part of the metro Detroit region, Troy is within close proximity to culture and entertainment. Sports venues, theaters and art galleries are all within walking distance of each other in a very vibrant, revitalized downtown Detroit area. Other sports arenas and entertainment spots are located to the north in neighboring communities like Auburn Hills, Rochester, Pontiac, and Clarkston.
Snapshot of TROY:
• Troy is only 18 miles from downtown Detroit. In fact, add two more miles and you’ve crossed the international border to Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Snapshot of OAKLAND COUNTY:
• Oakland County has more people than each of these nine states: Vermont, North Dakota, Montana, Alaska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Delaware, Rhode Island, District of Columbia.
• There are an estimated 509,640 households located in Oakland County; 34.2% of these households have
• Over 35% of Global Fortune 500 companies have
business locations in Oakland County.
• Oakland County is Michigan’s leading center for
international commercial activity with 653 companies
representing 24 countries doing business in the County.