Latest Data (2016)
Population 143,378
Nationwide Rank 183

Quick Facts

Syracuse, New York is the 183rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Syracuse, New York is a city.

Syracuse, New York is currently 35.0% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Syracuse, New York's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Syracuse, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
173 Clarksville, Tennessee 150,287 44.5%
174 Joliet, Illinois 148,262 36.9%
175 Rockford, Illinois 147,651 -2.7%
176 Torrance, California 147,195 6.4%
177 Naperville, Illinois 147,122 13.7%
178 Paterson, New Jersey 147,000 -1.5%
179 Savannah, Georgia 146,763 10.5%
180 Bridgeport, Connecticut 145,936 4.5%
181 Mesquite, Texas 143,736 14.9%
182 Killeen, Texas 143,400 59.0%
183 Syracuse, New York 143,378 -1.8%
184 McAllen, Texas 142,212 32.8%
185 Pasadena, California 142,059 5.5%
186 Bellevue, Washington 141,400 25.7%
187 Fullerton, California 140,721 11.2%
188 Orange, California 140,504 8.1%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,489 -15.2%
190 Miramar, Florida 138,449 85.7%
191 Thornton, Colorado 136,703 64.1%
192 West Valley City, Utah 136,574 25.0%
193 Olathe, Kansas 135,473 44.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
81 Buffalo 256,902 -12.0%
107 Rochester 208,880 -4.8%
113 Yonkers 200,807 2.3%
183 Syracuse 143,378 -1.8%
311 Albany 98,111 3.7%
428 New Rochelle 79,557 10.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 143,378 183
2015 144,142 182
2014 144,263 182
2013 144,669 177
2012 144,170 175
2011 144,392 170
2010 145,170 166
2009 138,560 176
2008 138,629 174
2007 138,912 173
2006 139,743 168
2005 140,939 163
2004 142,052 161
2003 143,189 158
2002 144,143 153
2001 145,056 151
2000 146,070 147
1990 163,855 108
1980 170,105 86
1970 197,208 66
1960 216,038 53
1950 220,583 47
1940 205,967 41
1930 209,326 40
1920 171,717 37
1910 137,249 34
1900 108,374 30
1890 88,143 31
1880 51,792 32
1870 43,051 29
1860 28,119 30
1850 22,271 28