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Syracuse, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $99,800 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Syracuse:

$99,800
New York:

$338,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,100 - $150,900

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $124,667
Here:

$124,667
State:

$393,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $227,865
Here:

$227,865
State:

$728,436

In 2-unit structures: $152,763
Here:

$152,763
State:

$650,471

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $291,639
Here:

$291,639
State:

$808,879

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,488
Here:

$133,488
State:

$916,967

Mobile homes: $52,977
Here:

$52,977
State:

$82,547

Syracuse,NY index of house prices

Total population: 144,263 (All urban)

Houses: 71,806 (57,114 occupied: 22,724 owner occupied, 34,390 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

60%
State:

46%

Housing density: 2,862 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $192,813.

Median contract rent in 2019: $713 (lower quartile is $554, upper quartile is $873)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,019


Median gross rent in Syracuse, NY in 2019: $806

Housing units in Syracuse with a mortgage: 14,136 (139 second mortgage, 1,793 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,588

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,923

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,063

Median monthly housing costs: $814

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Syracuse, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Median year apartment built: 1951

Household type by relationship:

Households: 142,310
  • Male householders: 22,984 (10,757 living alone), Female householders: 34,130 (14,007 living alone)
  • 13,272 spouses (12,720 opposite-sex spouses), 4,694 unmarried partners, (4,271 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 36,629 children (34,884 natural, 635 adopted, 1,110 stepchildren), 2,865 grandchildren, 1,142 brothers or sisters, 1,290 parents, 188 foster children, 2,092 other relatives, 8,324 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 14,700

Size of family households: 11,977 2-persons, 4,920 3-persons, 4,763 4-persons, 2,603 5-persons, 842 6-persons, 513 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 24,764 1-person, 5,464 2-persons, 901 3-persons, 358 4-persons, 9 5-persons.

9,041 married couples with children.
15,641 single-parent households (2,452 men, 13,189 women).

80.9% of residents of Syracuse speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 18,687 (13.1%)
(42.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Syracuse, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Syracuse, New York
  • 64no bedroom
  • 6171 bedroom
  • 3,5662 bedrooms
  • 11,2853 bedrooms
  • 5,6774 bedrooms
  • 1,5155+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse, New York
  • 3,184no bedroom
  • 11,3091 bedroom
  • 10,3012 bedrooms
  • 6,7013 bedrooms
  • 1,9524 bedrooms
  • 9435+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Syracuse in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Syracuse in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 910no vehicle
  • 10,1191 vehicle
  • 8,9852 vehicles
  • 2,3233 vehicles
  • 3434 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Syracuse in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Syracuse in renter-occupied apartments
  • 12,822no vehicle
  • 16,2671 vehicle
  • 4,2602 vehicles
  • 8683 vehicles
  • 494 vehicles
  • 1245+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Syracuse, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Syracuse, New York
  • 301 room
  • 672 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 7374 rooms
  • 3,6605 rooms
  • 5,2036 rooms
  • 5,0247 rooms
  • 3,1368 rooms
  • 4,7459+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse, New York
  • 2,6991 room
  • 1,6732 rooms
  • 7,3623 rooms
  • 7,2254 rooms
  • 6,0775 rooms
  • 5,0856 rooms
  • 1,7667 rooms
  • 1,2838 rooms
  • 1,2209+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Syracuse, NY
  • Syracuse, NY household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Syracuse, NY in 2019
  • 8,769Less than $10,000
  • 8,291$10,000 to $19,999
  • 5,794$20,000 to $29,999
  • 6,104$30,000 to $39,999
  • 6,125$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3,437$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,477$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,729$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,724$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,568$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,589$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,507$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Syracuse, NY

  • Distribution of house value in Syracuse, NY in 2019
  • 127Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 267$15,000 to $19,999
  • 165$20,000 to $24,999
  • 181$25,000 to $29,999
  • 255$30,000 to $34,999
  • 302$35,000 to $39,999
  • 585$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,172$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,776$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,674$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,180$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,674$90,000 to $99,999
  • 3,243$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,341$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,056$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,045$175,000 to $199,999
  • 767$200,000 to $249,999
  • 217$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,009$300,000 to $399,999
  • 23$400,000 to $499,999
  • 266$500,000 to $749,999
  • 369$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Syracuse, NY

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Syracuse, NY in 2019
  • 225Less than $100
  • 349$100 to $149
  • 676$150 to $199
  • 917$200 to $249
  • 652$250 to $299
  • 926$300 to $349
  • 405$350 to $399
  • 702$400 to $449
  • 1,152$450 to $499
  • 2,169$500 to $549
  • 1,817$550 to $599
  • 3,140$600 to $649
  • 2,873$650 to $699
  • 2,297$700 to $749
  • 3,569$750 to $799
  • 4,172$800 to $899
  • 1,794$900 to $999
  • 3,031$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,364$1,250 to $1,499
  • 689$1,500 to $1,999
  • 220$2,000 to $2,499
  • 75$2,500 to $2,999
  • 1,176No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.9%
Number of people working at home: 3,315 (5.4% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,578
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,398
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 15,952
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13,849
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 9,275
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,482
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,956
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 456
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,106
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,931
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 554
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,021
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Syracuse

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 79,487 (76.9%)
  • Carpooled: 7,940 (7.7%)
  • Bus: 4,807 (4.6%)
  • Taxi: 2,263 (2.2%)
  • Bicycle: 373 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 5,194 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,315 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 8.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 13.4%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 17.0%Males
  • 12.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.9%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.6%Males
  • 11.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Syracuse, New York
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Syracuse, New York
  • 11,1312010 or later
  • 4,1862000 to 2009
  • 1,8161990 to 1999
  • 1,7351980 to 1989
  • 8081970 to 1979
  • 2,147Before 1970
Ancestries in Syracuse, NY

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 6,023 (7.4%)
  • Italian: 5,935 (7.3%)
  • German: 2,476 (3.0%)
  • English: 2,045 (2.5%)
  • American: 1,884 (2.3%)
  • African: 1,691 (2.1%)
  • Polish: 1,671 (2.1%)
  • Somali: 1,530 (1.9%)
  • Jamaican: 1,159 (1.4%)
  • European: 983 (1.2%)
  • French: 550 (0.7%)
  • Iraqi: 529 (0.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 452 (0.6%)
  • Scottish: 399 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 316 (0.4%)
  • British: 300 (0.4%)
  • Arab: 296 (0.4%)
  • Haitian: 295 (0.4%)
  • Afghan: 288 (0.4%)
  • Greek: 265 (0.3%)
  • Moroccan: 251 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 236 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 226 (0.3%)
  • Ethiopian: 199 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 188 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 185 (0.2%)
  • Egyptian: 167 (0.2%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 149 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 142 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 123 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 115 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 105 (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 103 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 103 (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 97 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 96 (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 86 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 84 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 81 (0.10%)
  • Swedish: 78 (0.10%)
  • Barbadian: 70 (0.09%)
  • Hungarian: 69 (0.08%)
  • Lithuanian: 68 (0.08%)
  • Guyanese: 65 (0.08%)
  • Ghanaian: 65 (0.08%)
  • Jordanian: 58 (0.07%)
  • Lebanese: 56 (0.07%)
  • Romanian: 53 (0.07%)
  • Slovak: 51 (0.06%)
  • Slavic: 49 (0.06%)
  • Kenyan: 47 (0.06%)
  • Iranian: 46 (0.06%)
  • Sudanese: 44 (0.05%)
  • Danish: 39 (0.05%)
  • Northern European: 38 (0.05%)
  • Finnish: 30 (0.04%)
  • Norwegian: 28 (0.03%)
  • Syrian: 25 (0.03%)
  • Swiss: 25 (0.03%)
  • Bulgarian: 24 (0.03%)
  • Croatian: 23 (0.03%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 21 (0.03%)
  • Icelander: 20 (0.02%)
  • Czech: 19 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 18 (0.02%)
  • Latvian: 17 (0.02%)
  • Celtic: 16 (0.02%)
  • Israeli: 13 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 13 (0.02%)
  • Armenian: 11 (0.01%)
  • Cajun: 11 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Scandinavian: 9 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 7 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 7 (0.01%)
  • Basque: 7 (0.01%)
  • U.S. Virgin Islander: 7 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 5 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Syracuse:

9.7% (1,868)
New York:

9.1% (403,478)

Cuba
Syracuse:

6.2% (1,193)
New York:

0.6% (25,271)

Somalia
Syracuse:

6.0% (1,148)
New York:

0.1% (2,964)

Vietnam
Syracuse:

5.3% (1,013)
New York:

0.6% (26,372)

Burma
Syracuse:

5.3% (1,012)
New York:

0.3% (14,094)

Congo
Syracuse:

4.5% (865)
New York:

0.0% (2,123)

Other South Central Asia
Syracuse:

4.1% (785)
New York:

0.2% (8,790)

Jamaica
Syracuse:

3.8% (737)
New York:

5.2% (228,914)

India
Syracuse:

3.4% (656)
New York:

3.6% (161,045)

Iraq
Syracuse:

3.1% (590)
New York:

0.1% (5,615)

Dominican Republic
Syracuse:

2.7% (527)
New York:

11.2% (496,813)

Africa, n.e.c.
Syracuse:

2.4% (462)
New York:

0.3% (13,403)

Thailand
Syracuse:

2.4% (456)
New York:

0.3% (13,384)

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Syracuse:

2.3% (449)
New York:

0.1% (2,477)

Nepal
Syracuse:

2.3% (442)
New York:

0.3% (13,501)

Kenya
Syracuse:

2.0% (385)
New York:

0.1% (4,363)

Afghanistan
Syracuse:

1.8% (346)
New York:

0.2% (7,551)

Korea
Syracuse:

1.8% (344)
New York:

2.0% (88,703)

Other Eastern Africa
Syracuse:

1.7% (324)
New York:

0.1% (4,987)

Ukraine
Syracuse:

1.6% (312)
New York:

1.7% (75,403)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 96,968
  • Other state: 23,421
  • Northeast: 8,005
  • Midwest: 3,162
  • South: 9,325
  • West: 2,929

76.7% of Syracuse residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45.2% lived in New York.


Syracuse:

76.7%
State average:

89.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,393
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 264
  • 5th and 6th grade: 305
  • 7th and 8th grade: 719
  • 9th grade: 880
  • 10th grade: 967
  • 11th grade: 815
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 887
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,899
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,617
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,498
  • Associate degree: 3,020
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,978
  • Master's degree: 3,945
  • Professional school degree: 776
  • Doctorate degree: 827
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,289
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 205
  • 5th and 6th grade: 419
  • 7th and 8th grade: 975
  • 9th grade: 1,011
  • 10th grade: 748
  • 11th grade: 1,454
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,185
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,274
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,215
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,713
  • Associate degree: 4,849
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,958
  • Master's degree: 5,783
  • Professional school degree: 1,035
  • Doctorate degree: 964
Educational Attainment for Females
Syracuse marital status for males
Syracuse marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,859
  • One, attached: 1,784
  • Two: 14,527
  • 3 or 4: 6,224
  • 5 to 9: 4,914
  • 10 to 19: 3,070
  • 20 to 49: 3,994
  • 50 or more: 8,993
  • Mobile homes: 393
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 48

Median worth of mobile homes: $89,119

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 3.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 6.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Syracuse
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Syracuse, NY
  • 84.5%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Electricity
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Syracuse, NY
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 830
Here:

7.5%
New York:

14.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 517
Here:

7.7%
New York:

14.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 12,791
Here:

66.3%
New York:

37.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability