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Syracuse
  • City in New York

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade D+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Syracuse is a city in New York with a population of 142,874. Syracuse is in Onondaga County. Living in Syracuse offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Syracuse there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Syracuse and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Syracuse...
Population
142,874

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$94,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$814
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    61%
  • Own
    39%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    592.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    22.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    67.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    156.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    726.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,734.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    361.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    18%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

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