StatisticSyracuseNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)5,76741391
Median age30.638.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%43%43%
Speak English82%70%79%
Speak Spanish6%15%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Syracuse is 1296% higher than New York
  • The median age in Syracuse is 20% lower than New York
  • In Syracuse 55.27% of the population is White
  • In Syracuse 28.99% of the population is Black
  • In Syracuse 6.67% of the population is Asian

Compare Syracuse, NY Demographics


      Syracuse population breakdown by race

      RaceSyracuseNew YorkNational
      American Indian0.85%0.38%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race5.64%2.93%3.06%
      Other race2.54%8.62%4.75%
      In Syracuse, 8.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Syracuse age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Syracuse, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).