Syracuse, NY Population

By | June 24, 2019

Population: 147,306. Estimated population in July 2020: 141,683 (-3.8% change)
Males: 69,308 (47.1%), Females: 77,998 (52.9%)

Onondaga County

Zip codes: 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13206, 13207, 13208, 13209, 13210, 13211, 13212, 13214, 13215, 13219, 13224, 13290.

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $25,000
Median house value: $68,000

Races in Syracuse:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.4%)
  • Black (25.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (15.9%), Italian (14.1%), German (12.2%), English (7.6%), Polish (5.0%), French (4.2%).

Elevation: 390 feet

Land area: 25.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Syracuse

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Syracuse city

  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

7.6% Foreign born (3.3% Asia, 2.5% Europe, 1.2% Latin America).

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

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Syracuse:

  • COMMUNITY GENERAL HOSPITAL (BROAD RD)
  • CROUSE-IRVING MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (736 IRVING AVE)
  • RICHARD H HUTCHINGS PSYCHIATRIC CTR (620 MADISON STREET)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (301 PROSPECT AVE)
  • SUNY UPSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (750 E ADAMS ST)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Syracuse:

  • SYRACUSE HANCOCK INTL (about 5 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; Abbreviation: SYR)
  • ITHACA TOMPKINS REGIONAL (about 45 miles; ITHACA, NY; Abbreviation: ITH)
  • ONEIDA COUNTY (about 53 miles; UTICA, NY; Abbreviation: UCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Syracuse:

  • MICHAEL AIRFIELD (about 9 miles; CICERO, NY; Abbreviation: 1G6)
  • CAMILLUS (about 9 miles; CAMILLUS, NY; Abbreviation: NY2)
  • AIRLANE ENTERPRISES (about 11 miles; CLAY, NY; Abbreviation: 1H1)
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.
Colleges/Universities in Syracuse:

  • SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 15,859; Location: 201 TOLLEY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.syracuse.edu/; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,132; Location: 4941 ONONDAGA RD; Public)
  • LE MOYNE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,517; Location: 1419 SALT SPRINGS RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lemoyne.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND FORESTRY (Full-time enrollment: 1,526; Location: ONE FORESTRY DR; Public; Website: www.esf.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SUNY HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SYRACUSE (Full-time enrollment: 996; Location: 750 E ADAMS ST; Public; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • BRYANT AND STRATTON BUSINESS INST-MAIN SYRACUSE (Full-time enrollment: 217; Location: 953 JAMES ST; Private, for-profit)
  • CROUSE HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 117; Location: 736 IRVING AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.crouse.org/nursing)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER SCHOOL OF NURS (Full-time enrollment: 115; Location: 206 PROSPECT AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sihsyr.org.nursing)
  • PHILLIPS HAIRSTYLING INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 103; Location: 709 E GENESEE ST; Private, for-profit)
  • SIMMONS INSTITUTE OF FUNERAL SERVICE INC (Full-time enrollment: 56; Location: 1828 SOUTH AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.simmonsinstitute.com)
  • SYRACUSE CENTRAL TECHN HS LICENSED PRACT NURS PROG (Full-time enrollment: 37; Location: 258 E ADAMS ST; Public)
  • EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER (Location: 100 NEW ST; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Syracuse:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT CORTLAND (about 32 miles; CORTLAND, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,187)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF AGRIC AND TECHN AT MORRISVILLE (about 35 miles; MORRISVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,790)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OSWEGO (about 37 miles; OSWEGO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,138)
  • COLGATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; HAMILTON, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,792)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-ENDOWED COLLEGES (about 48 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 12,036)
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY-NY STATE STATUTORY COLLEGES (about 48 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,413)
  • ITHACA COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ITHACA, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,052)

Schools

Public high schools in Syracuse:

  • HENNINGER HS (Students: 1,663; Location: 600 ROBINSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CORCORAN HS (Students: 1,441; Location: 919 GLENWOOD AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GEORGE FOWLER HS (Students: 1,303; Location: 227 MAGNOLIA ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NOTTINGHAM HS (Students: 1,278; Location: 3100 E GENESEE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTHILL SHS (Students: 710; Location: 4501 ONONDAGA BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Syracuse:

  • CHRISTIAN BROS ACADEMY (Students: 747; Location: 6245 RANDALL ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • FAITH HERITAGE SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 3740 MIDLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • LIVING WORD ACADEMY (Students: 206; Location: 6101 COURT STREET ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ELIAKIM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 6198 AIRPORT RD; Grades: 6 – 12; Girls only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Syracuse:

  • ROXBORO ROAD MS (Students: 1,154; Location: 300 BERNARD ST; Grades: 05 – 07)
  • HUNTINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 1,014; Location: 400 SUNNYCREST RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • FRAZER SCHOOL (Students: 880; Location: 741 PARK AVE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • PREKINDERGARTEN PROG (Students: 879; Location: 312 OSWEGO ST; Grades: PK – PK)
  • GRANT MS (Students: 879; Location: 2400 GRANT BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • H.W. SMITH ES (Students: 714; Location: 1130 SALT SPRINGS RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • EDWARD SMITH ES (Students: 681; Location: 1106 LANCASTER AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ROBERTS SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 715 GLENWOOD AVE; Grades: KG – 08)
  • FRANKLIN MAGNET SCHOOL – ARTS & MUSI (Students: 673; Location: 428 S ALVORD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ONONDAGA HILL MS (Students: 662; Location: 4860 ONONDAGA RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Syracuse:

  • ST MARGARET SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 201 ROXBORO ROAD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 130 CHAPEL DRIVE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 3129 JAMES STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO (Students: 243; Location: 200 W HIGH TERRACE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST DANIEL SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 621 ROXFORD ROAD SOUTH; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST ANN’S SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 4471 ONONDAGA BLVD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • MOST HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 1031 BELLEVUE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 420 MONTGOMERY ST; Grades: PK – 6)
  • OUR LADY OF POMPEI SCHOOL (Students: 158; Location: 915 N MCBRIDE STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ST PATRICKS SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: 210 SCHUYLER STREET; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Libraries in Syracuse:

  • ONONDAGA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,397,865; Location: GALLERIES OF SYR, 447 S. SALINA ST.; 645,895 books; 35,592 audio materials; 33,634 video materials; 2,761 serial subscriptions)
  • ONONDAGA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $266,124; Location: 4840 WEST SENECA TURNPIKE; 30,247 books; 1,985 audio materials; 2,502 video materials; 165 serial subscriptions)
  • FAIRMOUNT COMMUNITY LIBRARY ASSOC. (Operating income: $145,993; Location: 406 CHAPEL DRIVE; 22,663 books; 303 audio materials; 1,322 video materials; 51 serial subscriptions)