Syracuse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 29,507 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Syracuse is the 31st largest community in Utah. Syracuse has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Syracuse, where the median household income is $90,778.00.
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 (15.95%), management occupations (12.91%), and sales jobs (9.69%).
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.
Because of many things, Syracuse is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Syracuse a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Syracuse has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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: 36.57% of adults in Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Syracuse in 2010 was $29,095, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,380 for a family of four.
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, European, Irish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Syracuse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.