Syracuse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 32,141 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Syracuse is the 31st largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Syracuse was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Syracuse economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Syracuse, where the median household income is $99,625.00.
Housing costs in Syracuse are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Syracuse is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Syracuse is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Syracuse who work in office and administrative support (13.84%), management occupations (11.62%), and sales jobs (11.33%).
Also of interest is that Syracuse has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Syracuse is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Syracuse’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The citizens of Syracuse are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.52% of adults in Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Syracuse in 2018 was $31,241, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,964 for a family of four.
Syracuse is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Syracuse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Syracuse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Syracuse include English, German, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Syracuse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.