Syracuse employment information

IndexSyracuseNew YorkNational
Income per capita$19,283$32,829$28,555
Median household income$31,566$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,816$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,083$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$22,424$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$20,340$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level35.1%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Syracuse is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Syracuse is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Syracuse is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Syracuse is 125% higher than the national average.

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Syracuse median earnings by income bracket

Syracuse employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%0.8%
Manufacturing sector9.6%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.6%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%11.1%
Public administration4.0%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%2.0%
Education, health & social services22.9%46.3%

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Manlius, NY4,691$70,06631%
Chittenango, NY5,052$64,72021%
Syracuse, NY144,648$31,56641%

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Naperville, IL144,108$109,512105%
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Lakewood, CO145,880$56,1345%
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Syracuse, NY144,648$31,56641%
Source: The Syracuse, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.