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Population in 2012: 144,170 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.1%
 

Males: 68,419  (47.5%)
Females: 75,751  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  29.4 years
New York median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 13202, 13203, 13207, 13210, 13214, 13215, 13224, 13290.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,807 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Syracuse:

$28,807
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,417

Syracuse city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,900 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Syracuse:

$87,900
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,961; Detached houses: $109,074; Townhouses or other attached units: $162,955; In 2-unit structures: $104,564; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $228,612; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,347; Mobile homes: $159,277

Median gross rent in 2012: $677.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13206, 13207, 13208, 13210, 13214, 13215, 13224.

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  • White alone - 75,410 (52.3%)
  • Black alone - 40,525 (28.1%)
  • Hispanic - 11,579 (8.0%)
  • Asian alone - 8,123 (5.6%)
  • Two or more races - 6,258 (4.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,936 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 279 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 50 (0.03%)

Races in Syracuse detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Syracuse: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (13.5%), Italian (11.3%), German (10.3%), English (6.5%), Polish (4.0%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1848

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 25.1 square miles.

Population density: 5,746 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Syracuse:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Syracuse city:

  • Never married: 51.9%
  • Now married: 28.4%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

12,590 residents are foreign born (3.5% Asia, 2.1% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 1.2% Africa).

This city:  9.1%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Syracuse, New York as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Syracuse to the number of sex offenders is 20,596 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,614 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,071 (2.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (74.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (198.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lyncourt, NY (1.6 miles ), De Witt, NY (1.8 miles ), Galeville, NY (1.8 miles ), Mattydale, NY (1.9 miles ), Solvay, NY (1.9 miles ), Westvale, NY (1.9 miles ), Geddes, NY (2.0 miles ), East Syracuse, NY (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $56,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $72,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2007: 58 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2011: 61 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2012: 68 buildings, average cost: $94,700

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Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 76.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +49,034 (+34.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 33,853 (64.8%)

Area code: 315

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Crime rates in Syracuse by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 18152317161912192418151114
per 100,000 11.510.215.511.711.113.38.413.617.413.111.07.59.6
Rapes 47414344607366677170686375
per 100,000 29.927.828.930.341.650.946.547.951.451.049.943.251.4
Robberies 452568551477446554534446419403377388454
per 100,000 287.9384.9370.5328.0309.1386.6375.9318.8303.2293.7276.6266.1311.1
Assaults 1,048936902845772924903903852852831840829
per 100,000 667.4634.2606.5581.1535.1644.8635.6645.6616.4621.0609.8576.0568.1
Burglaries 1,8461,8021,9301,9751,6591,8671,9041,7851,9381,9462,1741,7051,896
per 100,000 1175.71221.11297.81358.21149.91302.81340.31276.11402.21418.31595.21169.21299.2
Thefts 4,9415,1665,0604,6123,7843,6394,0373,6183,7253,4953,1673,2613,698
per 100,000 3146.83500.53402.53171.72622.72539.32841.72586.52695.22547.22323.82236.32534.0
Auto thefts 7788851,2821,1861,113980736561502338367309382
per 100,000 495.5599.7862.1815.6771.4683.9518.1401.1363.2246.3269.3211.9261.8
Arson 97113118N/A575357487040546045
per 100,000 61.876.679.3N/A39.537.040.134.350.629.239.641.130.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 501.6544.3567.8535.6489.7545.6529.3502.2511.9487.7480.6422.1468.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Syracuse detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 534 (468 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
New York average:

3.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -16,829 (-10.3%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Syracuse-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Syracuse city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Syracuse-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Syracuse center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onondaga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Syracuse topographic map

Birthplace of: John Wilkinson (Franklin automobile) - Engineer, Christine A. Varney - Lawyer, Tom Kenny - Film actor, Marquise Walker - Football player, Tom Cruise - (born 1962), actor, Louis Marshall - Conservationist, Terry McAuliffe - Banker, Rod Serling - Screenwriter, Breanna Stewart - Basketball player, Michael Cole - Reporters and correspondent.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Syracuse: James McConnell, John Kiggins, John McHugh, John Wainwright, Philip Goettel, Robert Howard McCard.

Main business address for: CARROLS CORP (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), OP TECH ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC (HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT), NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER CORP /NY/ (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), FIRST FORTIS LIFE INSURANCE CO .


Hospitals/medical centers in Syracuse:

  • CENTRAL NY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 910 ERIE BOULEVARD EAST)
  • LIVERPOOL DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, 1304 BUCKLEY ROAD)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S - REGIONAL (Dialysis Facility, 973 JAMES STREET)
  • UNIVERSITY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1127 EAST GENESEE STREET)
  • HOME HEALTH PRVDERS CHHA (Home Health Center, 1050 WEST GENESEE STREET)
  • ST CAMILLUS HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, 813 FAY RD)
  • VNA CENTRAL NEW YORK CHHA (Home Health Center, 1050 W GENESEE STREET)
  • BENJAMIN RUSH CTR (Hospital, provides emergency services, 666 S SALINA ST)
  • COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL OF GREATER SYRACUSE (Hospital, provides emergency services, 4900 BROAD ROAD)
  • CROUSE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 736 IRVING AVENUE)
  • HUTCHINGS PSYCHIATRIC CTR (Hospital, 620 MADISON STREET)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 301 PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • SYRACUSE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 800 IRVING AVE.)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL S U N Y HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 750 EAST ADAMS STREET)
  • CENTRAL PARK REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 116 EAST CASTLE STREET)
  • JAMES SQUARE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTRE (Nursing Home, 918 JAMES STREET)
  • LORETTO GERIATRIC CENTER (Nursing Home, 700 E BRIGHTON AVE)
  • LORETTO HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 700 EAST BRIGHTON AVENUE)
  • ROSEWOOD HEIGHTS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 614 SOUTH CROUSE AVENUE)
  • ST CAMILLUS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 813 FAY ROAD)
  • THE JEWISH HOME OF CENTRAL NEW YORK (Nursing Home, 4101 E GENESEE ST)
  • THE WATERS OF SYRACUSE (Nursing Home, 4001 E GENESEE ST)
  • VAN DUYN HOME HOSP (Nursing Home, ONONDAGA RD)
  • VAN DUYN HOME AND HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 5075 WEST SENECA TURNPIKE)

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Airports and heliports located in Syracuse:


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Amtrak station:

SYRACUSE (131 P & C PKWY.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.syracuse.ny.us

Colleges/Universities in Syracuse:

  • Syracuse University (Full-time enrollment: 17,074; Private, not-for-profit; Website: syr.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Onondaga Community College (FT enrollment: 6,666; Location: 4585 West Seneca Turnpike; Public; Website: www.sunyocc.edu)
  • Le Moyne College (FT enrollment: 2,469; Location: 1419 Salt Springs Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lemoyne.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (FT enrollment: 1,859; Location: One Forestry Dr.; Public; Website: www.esf.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse (FT enrollment: 1,129; Location: 750 E Adams St; Public; Website: www.upstate.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Bryant and Stratton College-Main Syracuse (FT enrollment: 585; Location: 953 James St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryantstratton.edu)
  • St Joseph's College of Nursing at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center (FT enrollment: 166; Location: 206 Prospect Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjhsyr.org/nursing)
  • Crouse Hospital School of Nursing (FT enrollment: 124; Location: 736 Irving Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.crouse.org/nursing)
  • Phillips Hairstyling Institute (FT enrollment: 101; Location: 709 E Genesee St; Private, for-profit; Website: phillipshairinstitute.com)
  • Simmons Institute of Funeral Service Inc (FT enrollment: 38; Location: 1828 South Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.simmonsinstitute.com)
  • Syracuse Central Technical Vocational Center (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 573 East Genesee Street; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Syracuse:

  • Cayuga County Community College (about 22 miles; Auburn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,480)
  • Morrisville State College (about 28 miles; Morrisville, NY; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 32 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,439)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 35 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,164)
  • Colgate University (about 35 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 39 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 2,874)
  • Utica College (about 45 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,258)

Public high schools in Syracuse:

Private high schools in Syracuse:

  • CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY (Students: 747; Location: 6245 RANDALL RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • MANLIUS-PEBBLE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 5300 JAMESVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • BISHOP LUDDEN JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 519; Location: 815 FAY RD; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • LIVING WORD ACADEMY (Students: 190; Location: 6101 COURT STREET RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Syracuse:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Syracuse:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 3129 JAMES ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • THE BISHOPS ACADEMY AT HOLY FAMILY (Students: 294; Location: 130 CHAPEL DR; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 4200 E GENESEE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BISHOP'S ACADEMY AT ST CHARLES BORROMEO (Students: 195; Location: 200 W HIGH TER; Grades: PK - 6)
  • JOWONIO SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 3049 E GENESEE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF SYRACUSE (Students: 159; Location: 155 WALDORF PKWY; Grades: PK - 6)
  • THE BISHOPS ACADEMY AT MOST HOLY ROSARY (Students: 151; Location: 1031 BELLEVUE AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ALL SAINTS ELE OF TIPPERARY HILL (Students: 89; Location: 112 S WILBUR AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SYRACUSE HEBREW DAY SCHOOL (Students: 74; Location: 5655 THOMPSON RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • IHSAN SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE (Students: 58; Location: 423 W ONONDAGA ST; Grades: KG - 5)
See full list of schools located in Syracuse, map of school districts: SYRACUSE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Libraries in Syracuse:

  • ONONDAGA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,830,433; Location: GALLERIES OF SYRACUSE, 447 S. SALIN; 633,406 books; 40,606 audio materials; 60,219 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 27 other licensed databases; 1,517 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • ONONDAGA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $437,652; Location: 4840 WEST SENECA TURNPIKE; 33,410 books; 16 e-books; 1,788 audio materials; 3,441 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 151 print serial subscriptions)
  • FAIRMOUNT COMMUNITY LIBRARY ASSOC. (Operating income: $208,143; Location: 406 CHAPEL DRIVE; 27,766 books; 623 audio materials; 2,869 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Westhill High School is not located in the city of Syracuse but its mail is delivered by a Syracuse post office.

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Notable locations in Syracuse: Bellevue Country Club (A), Carrier Dome (B), J. Stanley Coyne Stadium (C), State College Experimental Station (D), Drumlins Country Club West Golf Course (E), Metropolitan Syracuse Wastewater Treatment Plant (F), Alliance Bank Stadium (G), Burnet Golf Course (H), Sunnycrest Park Golf Course (I), Slutzker Center for International Studies (J), Marion Residence Hall (K), Kimmel Residence Hall and Dining Center (L), Booth Residence Hall (M), DellPlain Residence Hall (N), Watson Residence Hall (O), Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center (P), E. S. Bird Library (Q), Schine Student Center (R), Newhouse Hall (S), Marley Education Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Valley Plaza Shopping Center (1), The Galleries of Syracuse Shopping Center (2), Carousel Center Shopping Center (3), Marshall Square Mall (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Syracuse include: Saint Paul's United Methodist Church (A), Winnick Hillel Center (B), Hendricks Chapel (C), Antioch Baptist Church (D), Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (E), Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ (F), Assumption Church (G), Atonement Lutheran Church (H), Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Agnes Cemetery (1), Rose Hill Cemetery (2), First Ward Cemetery (3), Onondaga Valley Cemetery (4), Mount Sinai Cemetery (5), Woodlawn Cemetery (6), Oakwood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Webster Pond (A), Westcott Reservoir (B), Woodland Reservoir (C), Hiawatha Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Furnace Brook (A), Onondaga Creek (B), Ley Creek (C), Harbor Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Syracuse include: Kirk Park (1), Sunnycrest Park (2), Schiller Park (3), Onondaga Park (4), McKinley Playground (5), Lincoln Park (6), Doctor James P Burlingham Memorial Park (7), Elmwood Park (8), Burnet Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cornell Health Project (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 401 South Avenue) (1), Cny Coin Machine LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 116 Boss Road) (2), Erie Blvd Bowling Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2312 Erie Boulevard East) (3), Fu-Shaung-Tzu Temple (Amusement & Theme Parks; 439 Hawley Avenue) (4), Fun Junction (Amusement & Theme Parks; Shopping Town Mall) (5), Coleman's Authentic Irish Pub (100 South Lowell Avenue) (6), Erie Canal Museum (318 Erie Boulevard East) (7), Everson Museum of Art of Syracuse and Onodaga (401 Harrison Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Fairgrounds (670 State Fair Boulevard) (1), Comfort Inn Fairgrounds (7010 Interstate Island Road) (2), Best Western Syracuse Airport Inn (Hancock Airpt) (3), Danboise Budget Motel & Efficiencies (6864 East Genesee) (4), Budget Inn Formerly Rodeway Inn (901 South Bay Road) (5), Comfort Inn Syracuse (6491 Thompson Road) (6), Econolodge Downtown (454 James Street) (7), Econo Lodge Dewitt (3400 Erie Boulevard East) (8), Econo Lodge University (454 James Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: New York State - Attorney Grievance Committee 5th Judicial District (224 Harrison Street) (1), United States Government - Courts- District Court- Court Reporters (James M Hanley Fedrl) (2), Mental Hygiene Legal Service Fourth Judicial Department 5th District (333 East Washington Street) (3), New York State - Courts- Syracuse City Court- Parts Of Court- Domestic Violence C (505 South State Street) (4), New York State - Courts- Syracuse City Court (505 South State Street) (5), Merrill Jeffrey R Hon - Supervising City Court Judge (John Centre Dillon Public) (6), New York State - Courts- Syracuse City Court- Parts Of Court- Traffic Divi (505 South State Street) (7), New York State - Courts- Syracuse City Court- Parts Of Court- Community Court-Quality Of (511 South State Street) (8), New York State - Courts- Syracuse City Court- Parts Of Court- Community Treatment C (511 South State Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Onondaga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.6. This is about average.
City:

26.6
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.439. This is worse than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.29
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.50. This is better than average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.50
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Syracuse and their reported violations in the past:

CAMILLUS CONSOLIDATED WD (Address: 4600 W. GENESEE ST. , Population served: 22000, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2003), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2003), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-02-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2003), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-18-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-1999)
BLUE JAY LANE LLC (Population served: 234, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LIVING WORD CAMP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
THOUSAND ISLAND CLUB WATER CORP #1 (Address: SUITE 300 , Population served: 128, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-22-2001), St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2001), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
THAILAND THAI RESTAURANT (Address: 136 FAIRVIEW AVENUE , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOOTPRINTS ON THE LAKE (Address: 4711 Cedarvale Road , Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Syracuse that have no violations reported:

  • NEW YORK STATE FAIR (Population served: 2000000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CICERO WDS (Address: NORTHERN CONCOURSE PO BOX 9, Population served: 14108, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CENTRAL SQUARE VILLAGE (Address: NORTHERN CONCOURSE PO BOX 9, Population served: 1670, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • BIG BAY WD (Address: NORTHERN CONCOURSE PO BOX 9, Population served: 672, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • CAUGHDENOY WD (Address: NORTHERN CONCOURSE PO BOX 9, Population served: 455, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • LAKE CHAUTAUQUA LUTHERAN CAMP (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CRANBERRY LAKE BIO. STATION (Population served: 110, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TANNER VALLEY GOLF (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESHORE GROCERY AND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUTHERAN RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.2%
(28.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Syracuse, NY

People in group quarters in Syracuse in 2010:

  • 8,816 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,523 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 664 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 548 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 378 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 362 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 194 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 124 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 120 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Syracuse in 2000:

  • 6,999 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,623 people in nursing homes
  • 1,071 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 474 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 194 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 158 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 133 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 126 people in religious group quarters
  • 109 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 87 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Syracuse compared to New York state average:

Syracuse, New York environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Carrier Dome. Capacity: 50,000. Syracuse Orange.

Banks with most branches in Syracuse (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: North Syracuse Branch, Western Lights/Price Chopper Branch, Camillus Branch, Erie Boulevard/Price Chopper Branch, Shop City Plaza Branch. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Industrial Park Branch, University Branch, James Street Branch, Lincoln Center Branch, Fairmount Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Alliance Bank, National Association: Marshall Street Branch, Park Place Branch, James Street Branch, at 120 Madison Street, Mony Tower Ii, 18th Floor. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $1,403.5 mil, Deposits: $1,088.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Financial Corporation
  • Solvay Bank: Fairmount Branch at 4131 West Genesee St, branch established on 1997/03/24; Syracuse Branch at 109 South Warren Street, branch established on 1990/11/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $620.4 mil, Deposits: $557.7 mil, headquarters in Solvay, NY, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Solvay Bank Corp.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Downtown Syracuse Branch at 126 North Salina Street, branch established on 2007/04/09; Fairmount Branch at 3413 West Genesee Street, branch established on 2011/01/18. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Syracuse, New York:

  • Comfort Inn Fairgrounds, 7010 Interstate Island Rd, Syracuse, NY 13209 , Phone: (315) 453-0045, Fax: (315) 453-3689
  • Econo Lodge, 454 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203 , Phone: (315) 425-0015, Fax: (315) 474-7009
  • Hotel Syracuse, 500 S Warren St, Syracuse, NY 13202 , Phone: (315) 471-7300, Fax: (315) 422-3440
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 6701 Buckley Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212 , Phone: (315) 457-4000, Fax: (315) 453-7877
  • John Milton Inn, Carrier Cir, Syracuse, NY 13206 , Phone: (315) 463-8555
  • Quality Inn North, 1308 Buckley Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212 , Phone: (315) 451-1212, Fax: (315) 453-8050
  • Ramada Inn Syracuse, 1305 Buckley Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212 , Phone: (315) 457-8670, Fax: (315) 457-8633
  • Syracuse Motel On James Street, 940 James St, Syracuse, NY 13203 , Phone: (315) 472-6281
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Syracuse, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Syracuse travel time to work - commute


Syracuse mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Syracuse city (based on Onondaga County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.71%
Here51.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents62.2%10.0%3.8%3.4%2.8%
Congregations18.9%17.0%1.9%3.8%6.9%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents2.6%2.5%1.4%1.3%10.2%
Congregations8.2%6.3%0.6%0.6%35.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 116
This county:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Onondaga County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Onondaga County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 370
Onondaga County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Onondaga County:

13.7%
New York:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 93$278,590$35,9470$0
Other Government Administration 35$125,050$42,8740$0
Judicial and Legal 23$100,722$52,5510$0
Police Protection - Officers 472$3,045,506$77,4280$0
Police - Other 65$168,060$31,0260$0
Firefighters 354$1,957,135$66,3440$0
Fire - Other 26$69,036$31,8630$0
Streets and Highways 379$1,224,814$38,7800$0
Airports 275$1,007,324$43,9560$0
Solid Waste Management 175$577,780$39,6190$0
Sewerage 23$78,375$40,8910$0
Parks and Recreation 103$227,439$26,49883$72,188
Housing and Community Development(Local) 341$1,209,023$42,54632$37,613
Water Supply 97$414,186$51,2400$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,208$16,228,507$60,70575$128,100
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 864$2,908,795$40,400263$295,376
Other and Unallocable 13$44,430$41,0120$0
Totals for Government 6,546$29,664,772$54,381453$533,277

Syracuse government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,705,000 ($108.93)
    Regular Highways: $11,053,000 ($76.67)
    Water Utilities: $6,200,000 ($43.00)
    Sewerage: $5,091,000 ($35.31)
    Police Protection: $1,566,000 ($10.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,564,000 ($10.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,468,000 ($10.18)
    General - Other: $1,311,000 ($9.09)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $323,213,000 ($2241.89)
    General - Other: $78,841,000 ($546.86)
    Police Protection: $40,428,000 ($280.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,584,000 ($170.52)
    Air Transportation: $17,460,000 ($121.11)
    Regular Highways: $12,178,000 ($84.47)
    Water Utilities: $11,138,000 ($77.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,787,000 ($54.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,791,000 ($47.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,363,000 ($44.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,613,000 ($25.06)
    Sewerage: $3,202,000 ($22.21)
    General Public Buildings: $2,942,000 ($20.41)
    Central Staff Services: $2,807,000 ($19.47)
    Financial Administration: $2,711,000 ($18.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,051,000 ($14.23)
    Other Higher Education: $533,000 ($3.70)
    Health - Other: $505,000 ($3.50)
    Transit Utilities: $113,000 ($0.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,912,000 ($151.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $1,010,000 ($7.01)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $169,000 ($1.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,053,000 ($21.18)
    General - Other: $461,000 ($3.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $180,000 ($1.25)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($1.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($0.42)
    General Public Building: $23,000 ($0.16)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($0.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($0.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($0.06)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.06)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $285,151,000 ($1977.88)

Syracuse government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $29,512,000 ($204.70)
    All Other: $7,575,000 ($52.54)
    Parking Facilities: $5,866,000 ($40.69)
    Sewerage: $3,931,000 ($27.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,315,000 ($9.12)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $863,000 ($5.99)
    Higher Education - Other: $721,000 ($5.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000 ($3.11)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $192,000 ($1.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($0.83)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $17,000 ($0.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,893,000 ($137.98)
    Air Transportation: $5,810,000 ($40.30)
    Sewerage: $3,517,000 ($24.39)
    Water Utilities: $1,096,000 ($7.60)
    All Other: $816,000 ($5.66)
    Highways: $634,000 ($4.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $65,560,000 ($454.74)
    Education: $4,412,000 ($30.60)
    All Other: $813,000 ($5.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,241,000 ($84.91)
    Interest Earnings: $12,198,000 ($84.61)
    Special Assessments: $2,372,000 ($16.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,175,000 ($15.09)
    Sale of Property: $1,128,000 ($7.82)
    Donations From Private Sources: $317,000 ($2.20)
    Rents: $33,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,685,000 ($101.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $281,053,000 ($1949.46)
    All Other: $58,454,000 ($405.45)
    Highways: $1,884,000 ($13.07)
  • Tax - Property: $76,205,000 ($528.58)
    Other License: $4,201,000 ($29.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,765,000 ($26.12)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $9,000 ($0.06)
    Amusements License: $5,000 ($0.03)

Syracuse government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $313,244,000 ($2172.74)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $297,038,000 ($2060.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $154,272,000 ($1070.07)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $140,120,000 ($971.91)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,368,000 ($626.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,162,000 ($514.41)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,152,000 ($98.16)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $26,385,000 ($183.01)
    Beginning: $24,835,000 ($172.26)

Syracuse government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,313,000 ($244.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $124,315,000 ($862.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $145,332,000 ($1008.06)

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
New York average:

5.41%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($611 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.25%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oswego County, NY  0.54% ($31,854 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.25% ($36,902)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.21% ($34,652)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($361 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oswego County, NY  0.53% ($34,846 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.25% ($45,093)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.18% ($40,229)

Strongest AM radio stations in Syracuse:

  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOLF (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSIV (1540 AM; 3 kW; E. SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CRAM COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WTLA (1200 AM; 1 kW; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)
  • WRUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Syracuse:

  • WRVD (90.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WAQX-FM (95.7 FM; MANLIUS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAER (88.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLTI (105.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W267AL (101.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W256AC (99.1 FM; SOLVAY, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPHR-FM1 (106.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W249BC (97.7 FM; MATTYDALE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W243AB (96.5 FM; WESTVALE, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AY (95.3 FM; DEWITT, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRL-FM (100.9 FM; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W252AC (98.3 FM; SYRACUSE-CAMILLUS, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Syracuse:

  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W40BJ (Channel 40; DEWITT, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W38CY (Channel 38; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W07BA (Channel 7; SYRACUSE-DEWITT, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Syracuse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 204
Total length: 2,367 meters (7,766ft)
Total costs: $635,113,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,446,012
Total average daily truck traffic: 399,426

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 3
  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 5
  • 1940-1949: 11
  • 1950-1959: 10
  • 1960-1969: 101
  • 1970-1979: 15
  • 1980-1989: 35
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 10
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Syracuse, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Syracuse)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 201 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Syracuse, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 141 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 175 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 511 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Syracuse)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Syracuse)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 80 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 56 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED531$87,072339$100,336530$85,536188$18,15422$270,95574$78,6350$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$73,90016$55,81364$76,81317$11,0590$07$64,0001$82,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED62$76,85557$85,298324$78,907297$16,7645$470,00070$58,1142$46,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$87,55237$89,378226$87,47338$30,1050$024$85,2080$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$99,3336$66,00028$83,1078$37,0000$05$80,2000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 57 tracts in Syracuse, NY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$101,37722$122,9550$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$72,8895$110,2001$60,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$66,2868$111,8750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$75,7502$72,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$46,0000$01$46,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 310
  • Hazardous Condition: 231
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Syracuse


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Syracuse, NY

Most common first names in Syracuse, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3,26680.5 years
John3,02074.0 years
William2,06774.0 years
Joseph1,63775.1 years
Robert1,55170.4 years
James1,51172.7 years
Helen1,44280.3 years
Charles1,26074.8 years
Margaret1,24380.0 years
Anna1,21283.3 years
Most common last names in Syracuse, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith73275.7 years
Brown45673.7 years
Miller37276.4 years
Williams36372.9 years
Johnson34672.6 years
Jones30672.3 years
Ryan25678.6 years
Murphy23378.1 years
Davis22674.3 years
Martin19675.5 years
Businesses in Syracuse, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1J.Crew1
AMF Bowling1JCPenney1
AT&T5Jimmy John's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie Kids1Jones New York3
Ace Hardware1Journeys1
Aeropostale2KFC5
American Eagle Outfitters2Kroger2
Ann Taylor2Lane Bryant1
Apple Store1Lane Furniture2
Applebee's2LensCrafters1
Arby's2Little Caesars Pizza4
AutoZone2Lowe's1
Bally Total Fitness1Macy's1
Banana Republic1Marshalls1
Bath & Body Works2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Bebe1McDonald's7
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity2
Blockbuster2New Balance6
Brookstone1New York & Co1
Burger King12Nike11
Cache1Old Navy1
Carson Pirie Scott1Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chipotle1Papa John's Pizza3
Chuck E. Cheese's1Payless2
Clarion1Penske1
Clarks1PetSmart2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut4
Comfort Inn3RadioShack2
Cricket Wireless12Ramada2
Curves4Red Lobster1
DHL2Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid17
Deb1Ruby Tuesday1
Dennys4Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza4Sears1
DressBarn1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts15Spencer Gifts1
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel4
Express1Staples1
Famous Footwear2Starbucks4
Fashion Bug2Subway14
FedEx45T-Mobile4
Finish Line1T.G.I. Driday's1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell3
Foot Locker1Target1
Forever 211The Limited1
GNC3Tim Hortons10
GameStop2Toys"R"Us3
Gap1True Value2
Gymboree1U-Haul5
H&M1UPS75
H&R Block7Urban Outfitters1
Haagen-Dazs1Vans4
Haworth1Verizon Wireless2
Holiday Inn3Victoria's Secret1
Hollister Co.1Walgreens1
Hot Topic1Wendy's4
IHOP2YMCA2
J. Jill1
Browse common businesses in Syracuse, NY


Syracuse on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 (13224) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zairian first ancestries"
  • #22 (13207) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #24 (13214) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Latvian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 (13224) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
  • #60 (13203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #76 (13215) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #77 (13210) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #81 (13202) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most museums in 2005"
  • #100 (13224) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Israeli first ancestries"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Noah Montena (135)
  • William H. Havens (62)
  • Noah P. Montena (22)
  • Clark Alexander Bendall (16)
  • Robert J. Wood (16)
  • Ervin Goldfain (12)
  • Timothy R. Fitch (12)
  • Michael D. Griswold (11)
  • Thomas N. Packard (11)
  • Bruce F. Macbeth (10)

Total of 749 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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