Syracuse's population dropped slightly while suburbs gain in 2010 Census, see report above. In the last 10 years, the city of Syracuse's population has remained nearly flat -- decreasing by 2,176 -- while Onondaga County has grown by 8,690
residents, according to 2010 U.S. Census
results released today.
Syracuse's population drops slightly while suburbs gain in 2010 Census | syracuse.com
Revised figures show that the City's population actually lost less people due to a census tract error with the Town of Dewitt. The City's population actually dropped 1 %, not the 1.5 % originally reported. The Town of Dewitt gain was cut in half, but still a gain.
Two of the surrounding counties grew slightly -- Madison and Cortland -- while two shrunk slightly -- Oswego and Cayuga -- in the last 10 years.
• Madison County increased
to 73,442 from 69,441 a 5.8 percent population gain. The city of Oneida gained 406 people, or 3.7 percent, to 11,393.
• Cortland County increased
to 49,336 from 48,599. The city of Cortland gained 464 people, or 2.5 percent, to 19,204
• Oswego County decreased to 122,109 from 122,377. The city of Oswego gained 188 residents -- or 1 percent -- to 18,142. Fulton gained 41 people, to 11,896.
• Cayuga County decreased to 80,026 from 81,963. The city of Auburn lost 887 people, falling 3.1 percent to 27,687.
The Onondaga Indian Nation lost 1,005 people, or 68.2 percent, to 468 residents.