Syracuse, New York 

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Population

141,229

-0.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.6%

Median Income

$31,566

Median Home Price

$148,700

Median Age

30.6

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 3.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Syracuse, New York

Mid-sized city - North-central New York, 35 miles southeast of Lake Ontario’s eastern shore. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Syracuse, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: New York
County: Onondaga County
Metro Area: Syracuse Metro Area
City: Syracuse
Zip Codes: 13210, 13208, 13204, 13205, 13203, 13206, 13207, 13224, 13202, 13290, 10 total
Cost of Living: -15.9% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 408 ft above sea level

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Syracuse, Ny Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Syracuse is 8.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Syracuse jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Syracuse's cost of living is 15.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Syracuse's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Syracuse, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Onondaga county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 58.9% to 38.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Syracuse's population is 141,229 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Syracuse is Real Estate: $148,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%.

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. More Education



Best Places to Live in Syracuse Rankings


Housing Market in Syracuse

It's a good time to buy in Syracuse. Home Appreciation is up 17.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Syracuse is $148,700.
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Reviews for Syracuse   58 Reviews
Honest, local, and fair review - 9/29/2021
I was born 30 miles from Syracuse,, moved away to travel all over the USA, living in about 8 different cities, then came to live in Syracuse, NY. I have been here for 20... Read More

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Not a good place to raise a family - 7/19/2020
I’ll start by saying I’ve lived here my whole life. I have only lived here but can’t wait to move out. I’ll lay out some pros and cons. Pros: it has a decent downtown... Read More

Lovely Views/Harsh Winters - 7/18/2019
I live between Rochester and Syracuse and worked in Syracuse for several years. I'm currently finishing my Federal career in Washington, DC. That being said there are... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SYRACUSE, NEW YORK
13210, 13208, 13204, 13205, 13203, 13206, 13207, 13224, 13202, 13290, 10 total

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