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Syracuse, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Syracuse,NY index of house prices

Total population: 144,263 (All urban)

Houses: 68,196 (59,486 occupied: 20,544 owner occupied, 33,687 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

62%
State:

47%

Housing density: 2,718 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $93,562.

Median contract rent in 2015: $430 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $529)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $723


Median gross rent in Syracuse, NY in 2015: $506

Housing units in Syracuse with a mortgage: 12,637 (997 second mortgage, 1,273 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,345

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $73,969

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,744

Median monthly housing costs: $780


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Syracuse, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $93,100 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Syracuse:

$93,100
New York:

$293,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,000 - $136,000

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $131,151
Here:

$131,151
State:

$344,789

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,374
Here:

$273,374
State:

$553,457

In 2-unit structures: $123,973
Here:

$123,973
State:

$524,046

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,388
Here:

$113,388
State:

$600,393

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,671
Here:

$274,671
State:

$779,069
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1949

Household type by relationship:

Households: 136,277
  • In family households: 99,021 (16,461 male householders, 14,256 female householders)
    17,274 spouses, 40,796 children (38,645 natural, 914 adopted, 1,237 stepchildren), 2,816 grandchildren, 1,299 brothers or sisters, 719 parents, 1,601 other relatives, 3,799 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 37,256 (13,357 male householders (10,114 living alone)), 15,494 female householders (12,621 living alone)), 8,405 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11,049 (2,399 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 11,982 2-persons, 7,828 3-persons, 5,677 4-persons, 2,986 5-persons, 1,419 6-persons, 825 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 22,735 1-person, 4,812 2-persons, 825 3-persons, 281 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

14,229 married couples with children.
18,213 single-parent households (2,347 men, 15,866 women).

86.8% of residents of Syracuse speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 11,214 (7.6%)
(37.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

3.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 33no bedroom
  • 5131 bedroom
  • 4,1752 bedrooms
  • 12,5993 bedrooms
  • 5,1454 bedrooms
  • 1,5225+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

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

  • 2,667no bedroom
  • 11,1691 bedroom
  • 11,9232 bedrooms
  • 7,5163 bedrooms
  • 1,7144 bedrooms
  • 5105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 2,252no vehicle
  • 10,2091 vehicle
  • 9,1682 vehicles
  • 2,0033 vehicles
  • 3104 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

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

  • 13,545no vehicle
  • 16,0001 vehicle
  • 4,9282 vehicles
  • 7543 vehicles
  • 1844 vehicles
  • 885+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 4043 rooms
  • 9154 rooms
  • 3,5985 rooms
  • 7,4046 rooms
  • 5,2407 rooms
  • 3,2908 rooms
  • 3,0939+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

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

  • 2,2351 room
  • 2,8412 rooms
  • 8,3513 rooms
  • 7,1244 rooms
  • 6,4025 rooms
  • 4,9946 rooms
  • 2,0147 rooms
  • 9198 rooms
  • 6199+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 12,718Less than $10,000
  • 6,288$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5,523$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,255$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4,154$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,803$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,092$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,962$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,297$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,372$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,823$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,315$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,512$100,000 to $124,999
  • 515$125,000 to $149,999
  • 400$150,000 to $199,999
  • 539$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Syracuse, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Syracuse, NY
  • 182Less than $10,000
  • 177$10,000 to $14,999
  • 46$15,000 to $19,999
  • 73$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $34,999
  • 104$35,000 to $39,999
  • 900$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,216$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,001$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,913$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,616$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,546$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,635$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,695$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,170$150,000 to $174,999
  • 829$175,000 to $199,999
  • 632$200,000 to $249,999
  • 215$250,000 to $299,999
  • 702$300,000 to $399,999
  • 166$400,000 to $499,999
  • 311$500,000 to $749,999
  • 85$750,000 to $999,999
  • 40$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 40$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Syracuse, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Syracuse, NY
  • 454Less than $100
  • 298$100 to $149
  • 348$150 to $199
  • 1,670$200 to $249
  • 508$250 to $299
  • 1,236$300 to $349
  • 774$350 to $399
  • 976$400 to $449
  • 1,405$450 to $499
  • 2,186$500 to $549
  • 3,115$550 to $599
  • 3,102$600 to $649
  • 3,687$650 to $699
  • 3,082$700 to $749
  • 1,624$750 to $799
  • 2,634$800 to $899
  • 1,697$900 to $999
  • 1,766$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,343$1,250 to $1,499
  • 753$1,500 to $1,999
  • 113$2,000 to $2,499
  • 261$2,500 to $2,999
  • 655No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,7081995 to March 2000
  • 1,8161990 to 1994
  • 1,0221985 to 1989
  • 7131980 to 1984
  • 3891975 to 1979
  • 4191970 to 1974
  • 3281965 to 1969
  • 1,819Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Syracuse population
Syracuse commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,186
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 9,199
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 16,117
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13,860
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,330
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,646
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 404
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 489
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,303
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,463
  • 90 or more minutes: 688
Syracuse, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,205 (2.0% of all workers)

Syracuse mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 38,936 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 8,114 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,020 (7%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 111 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 24 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 348 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,960 (10%)
  • Other means: 306 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,205 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 44,528
 Italian: 17,797
 Irish: 15,529
 German: 10,462
 English: 6,514
 Polish: 5,341
 United States or American: 3,489
 French (except Basque): 3,060
 Subsaharan African:: 2,031
 French Canadian: 1,816
 African: 1,649
 Scottish: 1,296
 Scotch-Irish: 1,262
 Russian: 1,062
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 1,057
 Ukrainian: 1,019
 Dutch: 913
 Arab:: 813
 European: 706
 Jamaican: 628
 Yugoslavian: 626
 Swedish: 512
 British: 505
 Greek: 487
 Welsh: 398
 Hungarian: 370
 Arab/Arabic: 350
 Canadian: 338
 Norwegian: 299
 Austrian: 290
 Turkish: 241
 Lebanese: 231
 Portuguese: 187
 Slovak: 183
 Armenian: 163
 West Indian: 163
 Albanian: 156
 Lithuanian: 155
 Swiss: 152
 Haitian: 134
 Danish: 122
 Czech: 114
 Eastern European: 113
 Macedonian: 113
 Romanian: 107
 Northern European: 107
 Liberian: 92
 Croatian: 91
 Celtic: 85
 Czechoslovakian: 78
 Other Subsaharan African: 74
 Syrian: 71
 Latvian: 69
 Bulgarian: 65
 Kenyan: 60
 Iranian: 56
 Egyptian: 55
 Scandinavian: 53
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 51
 British West Indian: 50
 Finnish: 49
 Other Arab: 46
 Brazilian: 44
 Ethiopian: 42
 Slavic: 39
 Israeli: 37
 Palestinian: 36
 Slovene: 35
 Belgian: 33
 Cape Verdean: 28
 Nigerian: 25
 Somalian: 25
 Barbadian: 25
 Guyanese: 21
 Jordanian: 18
 Ghanian: 17
 Cypriot: 11
 Australian: 11
 Zairian: 9
 Acadian/Cajun: 8
 New Zealander: 7
 Alsatian: 7
 Bahamian: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Sierra Leonean: 6
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 6
 Iraqi: 6
 South African: 4

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

  • 11%Vietnam
  • 7%Italy
  • 5%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Korea
  • 4%India

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

  • This state: 105,555
  • Northeast: 9,557
  • Midwest: 3,943
  • South: 12,170
  • West: 1,964

46% of Syracuse residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 344
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 204
  • 5th and 6th grade: 606
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,371
  • 9th grade: 1,265
  • 10th grade: 1,796
  • 11th grade: 1,647
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,727
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,216
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,251
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,513
  • Associate degree: 2,455
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,209
  • Master's degree: 2,732
  • Professional school degree: 1,061
  • Doctorate degree: 744

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 614
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 201
  • 5th and 6th grade: 699
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,051
  • 9th grade: 1,709
  • 10th grade: 2,045
  • 11th grade: 2,279
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,950
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 13,786
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,712
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,694
  • Associate degree: 3,939
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,399
  • Master's degree: 3,583
  • Professional school degree: 806
  • Doctorate degree: 476

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 6.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 18.5%Males
  • 13.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 10.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 19.9%Males
  • 9.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.5%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 21.6%Males
  • 11.8%Females
Syracuse marital status for males
Syracuse marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 25,987
  • One, attached: 1,811
  • Two: 13,821
  • 3 or 4: 6,979
  • 5 to 9: 5,268
  • 10 to 19: 4,060
  • 20 to 49: 3,472
  • 50 or more: 6,750
  • Mobile homes: 48

Median worth of mobile homes: $58,800

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Syracuse:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 94.9%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 68.0%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,103
Here:

12.0%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 747
Here:

10.3%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11,647
Here:

72.3%
New York:

38.2%

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)