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Syracuse,NY index of house prices

Total population: 144,263 (All urban)

Houses: 68,507 (56,295 occupied: 21,992 owner occupied, 34,303 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

61%
State:

47%

Housing density: 2,730 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $39,434.

Median contract rent in 2016: $430 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $529)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $912


Median gross rent in Syracuse, NY in 2016: $506

Housing units in Syracuse with a mortgage: 13,186 (361 second mortgage, 1,285 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,806

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $69,852

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,103

Median monthly housing costs: $754


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Syracuse, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,900 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Syracuse:

$92,900
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $68,600 - $147,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $126,162
Here:

$126,162
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,549
Here:

$167,549
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $142,691
Here:

$142,691
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,734
Here:

$203,734
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $582,804
Here:

$582,804
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $129,318
Here:

$129,318
State:

$72,941
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 143,378
  • In family households: 89,138 (10,405 male householders, 16,827 female householders)
    14,426 spouses, 34,345 children (33,049 natural, 494 adopted, 802 stepchildren), 3,295 grandchildren, 1,340 brothers or sisters, 2,267 parents, 2,067 other relatives, 4,166 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 39,607 (14,557 male householders (11,033 living alone)), 14,506 female householders (11,445 living alone)), 10,544 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 14,633

Size of family households: 12,163 2-persons, 7,280 3-persons, 3,962 4-persons, 1,914 5-persons, 1,282 6-persons, 631 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,478 1-person, 4,952 2-persons, 1,281 3-persons, 207 4-persons, 112 5-persons, 33 6-persons.

9,405 married couples with children.
15,307 single-parent households (2,217 men, 13,090 women).

81.3% of residents of Syracuse speak English at home.
7.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 17,762 (12.4%)
(36.4% 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:

4.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Syracuse, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 5011 bedroom
  • 3,7982 bedrooms
  • 11,6603 bedrooms
  • 4,4954 bedrooms
  • 1,5385+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse, New York:

  • 2,454no bedroom
  • 10,1411 bedroom
  • 11,3272 bedrooms
  • 8,3873 bedrooms
  • 1,5134 bedrooms
  • 4815+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Syracuse in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,681no vehicle
  • 9,8021 vehicle
  • 8,1082 vehicles
  • 2,0103 vehicles
  • 3184 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

Cars and other vehicles available in Syracuse in renter-occupied apartments

  • 14,751no vehicle
  • 13,9131 vehicle
  • 4,1582 vehicles
  • 1,2453 vehicles
  • 2154 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Syracuse, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 652 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 7504 rooms
  • 3,0755 rooms
  • 5,7056 rooms
  • 5,0097 rooms
  • 2,9928 rooms
  • 4,2859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Syracuse, New York:

  • 2,2551 room
  • 1,6712 rooms
  • 6,7633 rooms
  • 8,6894 rooms
  • 4,8865 rooms
  • 6,0046 rooms
  • 2,3917 rooms
  • 9598 rooms
  • 6859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

Year house built

Median 2016 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 household income distribution

  • Syracuse, NY household income distribution
  • 9,125Less than $10,000
  • 5,474$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4,058$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,939$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3,015$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,202$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,769$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,805$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,185$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,409$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,263$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,440$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,097$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,914$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,361$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,239$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Syracuse, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Syracuse, NY
  • 158Less than $10,000
  • 52$10,000 to $14,999
  • 81$15,000 to $19,999
  • 296$20,000 to $24,999
  • 162$25,000 to $29,999
  • 311$30,000 to $34,999
  • 273$35,000 to $39,999
  • 692$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,817$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,919$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2,412$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,205$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,112$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,872$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,270$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,958$150,000 to $174,999
  • 908$175,000 to $199,999
  • 542$200,000 to $249,999
  • 395$250,000 to $299,999
  • 604$300,000 to $399,999
  • 378$400,000 to $499,999
  • 129$500,000 to $749,999
  • 275$750,000 to $999,999
  • 171$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Syracuse, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Syracuse, NY
  • 363Less than $100
  • 515$100 to $149
  • 711$150 to $199
  • 1,172$200 to $249
  • 609$250 to $299
  • 534$300 to $349
  • 809$350 to $399
  • 1,370$400 to $449
  • 1,760$450 to $499
  • 3,057$500 to $549
  • 3,489$550 to $599
  • 2,588$600 to $649
  • 3,394$650 to $699
  • 3,337$700 to $749
  • 1,380$750 to $799
  • 2,709$800 to $899
  • 2,073$900 to $999
  • 2,628$1,000 to $1,249
  • 623$1,250 to $1,499
  • 460$1,500 to $1,999
  • 61$2,000 to $2,499
  • 105$2,500 to $2,999
  • 556No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 10,0582010 or later
  • 3,9972000 to 2009
  • 2,4681990 to 1999
  • 1,7351980 to 1989
  • 8081970 to 1979
  • 2,147Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population
Syracuse commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,679
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 6,661
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 14,409
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 14,388
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 8,058
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,627
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,375
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 782
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 793
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,335
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,979
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,037
Syracuse, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.7%
Number of people working at home: 2,467 (4.2% of all workers)

Syracuse mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 77,121 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 8,795 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,170 (4%)
  • Taxi: 784 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 665 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,549 (6%)
  • Worked at home: 2,467 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 6,106
 Irish: 5,737
 German: 2,934
 American: 2,492
 Polish: 1,863
 English: 1,449
 Somali: 1,436
 African: 1,291
 Jamaican: 857
 French (except Basque): 613
 European: 587
 Ukrainian: 460
 French Canadian: 417
 Russian: 393
 Scottish: 383
 Arab: 313
 Dutch: 291
 Ethiopian: 278
 Haitian: 258
 Scotch-Irish: 250
 British: 213
 Iraqi: 199
 West Indian: 184
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 179
 Eastern European: 166
 Greek: 157
 Liberian: 147
 Yugoslavian: 138
 Canadian: 126
 Afghan: 112
 Portuguese: 110
 Turkish: 107
 Hungarian: 103
 Austrian: 97
 Egyptian: 93
 Palestinian: 90
 Sudanese: 90
 Romanian: 89
 Welsh: 84
 Moroccan: 82
 Norwegian: 81
 Lebanese: 70
 Ghanaian: 67
 Brazilian: 64
 Jordanian: 63
 Iranian: 62
 Lithuanian: 61
 Kenyan: 57
 Guyanese: 51
 Barbadian: 46
 Nigerian: 43
 Swedish: 41
 Swiss: 38
 Slovak: 37
 Czechoslovakian: 35
 Israeli: 34
 Albanian: 28
 Serbian: 26
 Northern European: 26
 South African: 24
 Croatian: 24
 Belizean: 23
 Danish: 21
 Czech: 21
 Bahamian: 20
 Armenian: 19
 Australian: 17
 Slavic: 15
 Belgian: 15
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 15
 Bulgarian: 13
 Latvian: 13
 Maltese: 12
 Macedonian: 11
 Scandinavian: 10
 Syrian: 9
 Icelander: 7
 Celtic: 6
 British West Indian: 6
 Cape Verdean: 5
 Estonian: 5
 Slovene: 4
 Ugandan: 3
 Finnish: 3

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

  • 11%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 6%Burma
  • 5%Cuba
  • 5%Other South Central Asia
  • 3%Nepal
  • 3%Other Middle Africa

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

  • This state: 95,375
  • Other state: 26,841
  • Northeast: 10,339
  • Midwest: 3,547
  • South: 10,097
  • West: 2,858

76% of Syracuse residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in New York.

Syracuse:

75.7%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,118
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 453
  • 5th and 6th grade: 184
  • 7th and 8th grade: 867
  • 9th grade: 698
  • 10th grade: 1,722
  • 11th grade: 1,833
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 597
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 10,351
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,100
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,979
  • Associate degree: 2,811
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,058
  • Master's degree: 2,496
  • Professional school degree: 936
  • Doctorate degree: 1,141

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,366
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 552
  • 5th and 6th grade: 114
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,177
  • 9th grade: 1,107
  • 10th grade: 971
  • 11th grade: 1,960
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 864
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 12,246
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,864
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,215
  • Associate degree: 5,516
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,623
  • Master's degree: 4,786
  • Professional school degree: 808
  • Doctorate degree: 858

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.9%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.8%Males
  • 13.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 15.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 11.3%Males
  • 16.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.0%Males
  • 14.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.7%Males
  • 10.4%Females
Syracuse marital status for males
Syracuse marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,832
  • One, attached: 2,987
  • Two: 13,007
  • 3 or 4: 5,205
  • 5 to 9: 5,764
  • 10 to 19: 4,036
  • 20 to 49: 3,199
  • 50 or more: 7,185
  • Mobile homes: 292

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,980

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Syracuse:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Syracuse
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (90.5%)
  • Electricity (5.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (60.2%)
  • Electricity (33.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (2.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 963
Here:

7.8%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 238
Here:

4.0%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13,313
Here:

71.3%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)