Syracuse is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 32,141 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Syracuse is the 33rd 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 $103,522.00.
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 (13.15%), sales jobs (11.87%), and management occupations (11.37%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.00% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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%): 35.56% of adults in Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Syracuse in 2018 was $32,331, which is upper middle income relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,324 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, Irish, European, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Syracuse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.