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-Nearby recreation
-College-town amenities
-Central location

Cons

-Winter climate
-Economy
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Syracuse Metro Area


Syracuse is located along the old Erie Canal adjacent to the well-known Finger Lakes region. It is a commercial and transportation center at the crossroads of major north-south and east-west routes. Large industries once took advantage of the area’s clean water and strategic location, but the decline of the manufacturing base has hurt the area and it faces difficulties attracting jobs, and for that matter, new residents to town.


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Quick Facts About Syracuse


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Syracuse is 5.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Syracuse jobs have Increased by 0.35 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Syracuse's cost of living is 17.20% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Syracuse's population is 144,142 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -12.03 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Syracuse is $78,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.23%.
    SCHOOLS
    Syracuse public schools spend $21,383 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Syracuse.

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  8/20/2015
Not Bad at All

I'm a transplant from Los Angeles, CA. The housing prices are great, but there is not a lot going on in Syracuse. If you want a more "happening" city, you will need to... (Read More)

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  4/30/2015
Born and raised here

Bad:Syracuse is a mediocre city at best. It just can't compete with any other city, of it's size, as it is slowly going bankrupt. The actual city is in debt and is... (Read More)

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  2/16/2015
Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, Aside from being the snowiest city in the North East has a divers culture and good schools for the most part. There are allot of recreation areas and travel in... (Read More)

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