Frequently Asked Questions
Medical staff who are considering a position at Upper Valley Medical Center often ask similar questions about the community or the hospital. Here are a few of those frequently asked questions:
Q. Where is the hospital located?
A. Upper Valley Medical Center is located at 3130 N. County Rd. 25A, Exit 78 off of I-75 in Troy. Located about 90 minutes from Cincinnati, Columbus and Indianapolis, with easy access to the Dayton International Airport, travel options are unlimited.
Q. What is the average cost of housing?
A. For the Miami County area, the average sales price of housing $142,300.
Q. What are the rates of state and local sales taxes?
A. The region enjoys relatively low taxes with the range from 6.75 to 7.5 percent in state and local sale tax.
Q. Are there sufficient cultural and recreational opportunities such as museums, symphonies and theater?
A. The Dayton area offers many cultural opportunities, including the Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera, Dayton Ballet, Schuster Center for Performing Arts, an African American contemporary dance company (DCDC) and a world-class art museum, the Wright Patterson Air Force Museum. Within an hour’s drive of Troy, Cincinnati has museums, theaters, and many other cultural and recreational opportunities, as well.
Q. Are there major/minor league or college sports?
A. The Miami Valley region enjoys many major league sporting teams from the Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals, minor league team Dayton Dragons (baseball), Dayton Skyhawks (football) and Dayton Gems (hockey). Miami County also rallies around several college teams–the University of Dayton Flyers and Wright State Raiders and of course The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Q. Are there good public schools? What private schools are available? What about colleges and universities?
A. The region has some of the top rated public school system in the state of Ohio. There is also an abundance of private/parochial educational options. To the South, in Dayton is also home to a dozen college/university and post-secondary technical schools to fit any educational need.
Q. Do the local spiritual organizations fit my needs?
A. Whatever your spiritual preference, the Miami Valley has a worship center/gathering place to match. Independent worship centers and those that are part of a large organized religion from Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, Buddhism and many more can be found in the region.