What you need to know about Syracuse, NY

Nicknamed “The Cuse,” Syracuse is the education and economic hub of the central New York region. Students can attend the University of Syracuse along with many other college campuses and professional schools, and residents have access to 26 neighborhoods and a Destiny USA regional shopping mall. Also in the community are 150 parks, two hospitals and two large summer jazz festivals.

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Carousel Center in Syracuse, NY
Syracuse, NY: Shopping Overview
Shopping in Syracuse includes small shops in Armory Square to large retailers in the Carousel Center mall.
Syracuse University in New York
Syracuse, NY Colleges and Universities
Syracuse's has several colleges and universities including Syracuse University, which is also a top employer.


Homes Owned 38.54%
38.54% Complete
Homes Rented 61.46%
61.46% Complete

Real Estate

In Syracuse, New York

Ready to move to Syracuse? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Syracuse.

Median Home Price

Lower than the state average


In Syracuse, New York

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Syracuse rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Syracuse, New York

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Syracuse.


Most residents are
10-24 Years old


In Syracuse, New York

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Syracuse.


Bachelor’s Degree 26%
26% Complete
Graduated High School 80%
80% Complete

Syracuse, NY's Livability Rankings

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