SyracuseNew York

Syracuse Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Syracuse is 146,124. 27.57% is under 18, while 15.57% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.44% of the population was five years old or younger, 27.57% were 18 years or younger and 27.68% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 52.34% female and 47.66% male.

Syracuse Housing

According to the US Census, Syracuse has 70,055 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Syracuse was 89.45%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $123,000

Syracuse Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 78.56% of Syracuse's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 7.00% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Some Other Race Alone, constituting 4.42% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 2.91%

White Alone47.89%
Black Or African American Alone30.67%
Asian Alone7.00%
Some Other Race Alone4.42%
White Black Or African American2.91%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.95%

How Educated is Syracuse

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 16.3% of Syracuse residents had a bachelor's degree, while 14.6% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 30.90% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Syracuse CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher86.6%
Some College Or Associates Degree44.0%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher29.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency29.0%
Some College No Degree16.4%
Bachelors Degree16.3%

Average Income in Syracuse

The median household income in Syracuse is $40,076. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $40,076.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $50,459 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $81,391.

A closer examination of the income groups of Syracuse households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between Less than $10,000 (14.3%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (2.8%). 14.3% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$81,391
Nonfamily households$29,833