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. 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 $86,869.00.
Unlike some cities, Syracuse isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Syracuse are a mix 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 (16.77%), management occupations (13.11%), and sales jobs (10.86%).
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 education level of Syracuse citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.58% of adults in Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Syracuse in 2010 was $26,703, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,812 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 Black or African-American. 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.