In 2017, Syracuse, New York had a population of 144k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $34,716 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Syracuse, NY grew from 144,350 to 144,405, a 0.0381 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $32,704 dollars to $34,716 dollars, a 6.15 percent increase.
The population of Syracuse, NY is 50.5 percent White Alone, 27.8 percent Black or African American Alone, and 9.13 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Syracuse, NY speak a non-English language, and 92.1 percent are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Syracuse, NY are Syracuse University (7,296 degrees awarded in 2017), SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (563 degrees), and Upstate Medical University (462 degrees).
The median property value in Syracuse, NY is $91,100 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 38.3 percent. Most people in Syracuse, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Syracuse, NY is 1 car per household.
92.8 percent of the population of Syracuse, NY has health coverage, with 39.1 percent on employee plans, 30.8 percent on Medicaid, 8.06 percent on Medicare, 13.7 percent on non-group plans, and 1.11 percent on military or VA plans.
Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Syracuse, NY was $9,778 dollars in 2014. This is a 4.57 percent increase from the previous year ($9,351 dollars).
Primary care physicians in Syracuse, NY see 1050 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.287 percent increase from the previous year (1047 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1336 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 462 patients per year.
Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2 percent). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3 percent).
The economy of Syracuse, NY employs 58.7k people and Syracuse has an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent. Syracuse has seen the job market increase by 0.5 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 21.3 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Syracuse, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,587 people), Educational Services (9,247 people), and Retail Trade (6,594 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,500 dollars), Public Administration ($49,792 dollars), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($43,041 dollars).
Households in Syracuse, NY have a median annual income of $34,716 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $32,704 dollars in 2016, which represents a 6.15 percent annual growth.
Tax Rates for Syracuse
– The Sales Tax Rate for Syracuse is 8.0 percent.
– The Income Tax Rate for Syracuse is 6.5 percent.
– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.
Income and Salaries for Syracuse
– The average income of a Syracuse resident is $19,283 dollars a year.
– The Median household income of a Syracuse resident is $31,566 dollars a year.