Latest Data (2017)
Population 143,396
Nationwide Rank 184

Quick Facts

Syracuse, New York is the 184th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

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
2000-2017
174 Paterson, New Jersey 148,678 -0.4%
175 Joliet, Illinois 148,462 37.1%
176 Naperville, Illinois 147,682 14.1%
177 Rockford, Illinois 147,051 -3.1%
178 Torrance, California 146,758 6.1%
179 Bridgeport, Connecticut 146,579 4.9%
180 Savannah, Georgia 146,444 10.3%
181 Killeen, Texas 145,482 61.3%
182 Bellevue, Washington 144,444 28.4%
183 Mesquite, Texas 143,949 15.1%
184 Syracuse, New York 143,396 -1.8%
185 McAllen, Texas 142,696 33.3%
186 Pasadena, California 142,647 6.0%
187 Orange, California 140,560 8.1%
188 Fullerton, California 140,392 10.9%
189 Dayton, Ohio 140,371 -15.3%
190 Miramar, Florida 140,328 88.2%
191 Olathe, Kansas 137,472 46.4%
192 Thornton, Colorado 136,978 64.5%
193 Waco, Texas 136,436 19.0%
194 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 136,372 92.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
81 Buffalo 258,612 -11.4%
110 Rochester 208,046 -5.2%
113 Yonkers 202,019 2.9%
184 Syracuse 143,396 -1.8%
311 Albany 98,251 3.9%
429 New Rochelle 79,946 10.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 143,396 184
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