Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Syracuse is 142,327. Syracuse, New York is the 186th largest city in the US.
Syracuse is located entirely in Onondaga County.
The peak population of Syracuse was in 1950, when its population was 220,583. In 1950, Syracuse was the 47th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 186th largest city in the US. Syracuse is currently 35.5% smaller than it was in 1950.
Syracuse has shrunk 2.5% since the year 2000. Syracuse, New York's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Syracuse, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 103,435. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.6% of the residents of Syracuse are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Syracuse are 54.8% White, 30.0% Black, 6.5% Asian, 5.4% Two or more races, 2.3% Other and 1.0% American Indian. Additionally, 9.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Syracuse, 31.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.8%. On a per-household basis, 23.9% of families are below the poverty line in Syracuse.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.9% of Syracuse residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.7% of Syracuse residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.4% have a bachelor's degree and 13.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Syracuse residents aged 5 and older, 18.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Syracuse is 9.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Syracuse, 15.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Syracuse is $38,276.
In Syracuse, 38.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 61.1% of housing units in Syracuse.
Of all the housing units in Syracuse, 44.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Syracuse, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Syracuse is $814.
In Syracuse, 68.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|181||Paterson, New Jersey||145,233||-2.7%|
|186||Syracuse, New York||142,327||-2.5%|
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