Syracuse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 27,395 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Syracuse is the 31st largest community in Utah. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Syracuse, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Syracuse, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Syracuse’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Syracuse does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $86,158.00.
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 (16.16%), management occupations (12.75%), and sales jobs (10.35%).
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: 36.65% of adults in Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Syracuse in 2010 was $26,687, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,748 for a family of four. However, Syracuse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Syracuse include German, Irish, Scottish, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Syracuse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.