Syracuse, Indiana

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Syracuse, Indiana

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High Points

Syracuse strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Syracuse Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Syracuse Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Syracuse Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Syracuse Well-Paid Single Women
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 18% Syracuse Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Syracuse, Indiana

Comparing Syracuse to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 7 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 4
Portion of People Married 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 3 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 4 5
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
Affordability of Rents 3 3

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Syracuse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SE of Elkhart, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles E of Chicago, Illinois
County Kosciusko
Standard Zip Codes 46567
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.427
Longitude -85.752

Syracuse Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GOSHEN 3 W
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station WARSAW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
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Syracuse Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,038 100%
Male 1,482 48.8%
Female 1,556 51.2%
Under 18 801 26.4%
18+ 2,237 73.6%
65+ 433 14.3%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 2.98
White 2,848 93.7%
African-American 26 0.9%
Asian 17 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.4%
Other 81 2.7%
Mixed Race 54 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 141 4.6%

Estimated Syracuse Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,030
Growth -8
Growth % -0.3%

Syracuse Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 27.9%
US/American 16.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
Irish 9.3%
English 7.7%
Dutch 4.8%
Polish 3%
European 2.8%
Hungarian 2.5%
Scottish 1.6%
Italian 1.6%
French Canadian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Swiss 1.1%
Pennsylvania German 1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
British 0.6%
Brazilian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Greek 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Syracuse 3,038 $45,968
Cromwell 452 $43,750
Indian Village 144 $59,375
Milford 1,550 $43,958
Millersburg 868 $44,250
Nappanee 6,710 $53,329
North Webster 1,067 $46,094

Syracuse Public Libraries

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Syracuse High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,087 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.3

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