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. 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 $90,778.00.
Syracuse is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Syracuse really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Syracuse perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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.