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Syracuse, NY: What you need to know

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.

Syracuse, NY City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 144,564
Median Age 30
Median Household Income $31,881
Median Home Price $88,800
Walkscore 57

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Syracuse, NY Demographics

Median Population

Median Age 29.9%
Age 18 Over 77.4%
Age 21 Over 66.9%
Age 62 Over 14.2%
Age 65 Over 11.3%

Race

  Ethnicity White 55.2%
  Ethnicity Black 29.3%
  Ethnicity Asian 6.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.1%
  Ethnicity Other 2.3%

Population By Gender

  Male 47.1%
  Female 52.9%

Language

  English Only 81.9%
  English Other 18.1%

Economics

  Median Household Income $31,881
  Median Home Price $88,800
  Homes Owned 61.4%
  Homes Rent 38.6%
  Median Property Rent $730

 
COMMUTE TIME: 18.3 MINUTES
in Syracuse , NY

Commute Types

  Walked 11.1%
  Worked at Home 3.1%
  Public Transportation 9.4%
  Other Means 2.6%
  Drove Alone 64.4%
  Carpooled 9.4%

57/100
WALK SCORE
for Syracuse , NY

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 110
In Syracuse , NY

 
5.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Syracuse , NY