Syracuse, NY Cost of Living

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Syracuse cost of living score
Less expensive
12.6% lower
than the US average
28.1% lower
than the New York average
Syracuse, New York gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 87.4, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 12.6% lower than the U.S. average and 28.1% lower than the average for New York.

Syracuse, NY

Housing costs in Syracuse?
A typical home costs $162,700, which is 51.9% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 60.7% less expensive than the average New York home, at $413,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Syracuse costs $1,080 per month, which is 24.5% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 81.5% cheaper than the state average of $1,960.

Can I afford Syracuse?
To live comfortably in Syracuse, New York, a minimum annual income of $31,320 for a family, and $35,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Syracuse?
Syracuse, New York offers an excellent quality of life combined with budget conscious living opportunities; median home price approaches close to $118K while rent per month for a single bedroom generally runs between about $800 - 1,000 dependent on area or building type selected. Essential items like food and utilities are estimated to remain very similar to those seen throughout the country wheres taxes tend to stay fairly low throughout most of Onondaga County due in large part Syracuse’s standing east Finger Lakes region .
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I've lived in Syracuse, NY my entire life. The majority of my family and friends are from here as well. I love the Syracuse sports teams and have done so since I was a  More

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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  More

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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  More

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