East Syracuse is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,935 people and four constituent neighborhoods, East Syracuse is the 455th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in East Syracuse was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
East Syracuse is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Syracuse is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Syracuse who work in office and administrative support (20.07%), sales jobs (12.07%), and food service (11.45%).
One of the benefits of East Syracuse is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.17 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, the citizens of East Syracuse rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.24% of adults 25 and older in East Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in East Syracuse in 2010 was $26,082, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,328 for a family of four. However, East Syracuse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Syracuse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Syracuse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in East Syracuse include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in East Syracuse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Serbo-Croatian.