Syracuse, Nebraska

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Syracuse, Nebraska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 14% Syracuse People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 14% Syracuse Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Syracuse Low Violent Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 15% Syracuse Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Syracuse, Nebraska

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 9
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Racial Diversity 2 3
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 2 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 3
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 7 7

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Syracuse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles E of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles S of Omaha, Nebraska
County Otoe
Standard Zip Codes 68446
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.657
Longitude -96.186

Syracuse Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station AUBURN 5 ESE
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
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Syracuse Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,762 100%
Male 805 45.7%
Female 957 54.3%
Under 18 369 20.9%
18+ 1,393 79.1%
65+ 586 33.3%
Median Age 45.8
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,743 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 9 0.5%
Mixed Race 6 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.6%

Estimated Syracuse Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,835
Growth 73
Growth % 4.1%

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 65.9%
US/American 7.2%
Irish 5.9%
English 4.6%
Norwegian 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.1%
Swedish 2.1%
Dutch 1.5%
Czech 1.5%
European 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Syracuse 1,762 $48,021
Avoca 270 $44,167
Cook 322 $34,545
Dunbar 237 $50,417
Otoe 217 $36,875
Palmyra 546 $47,083
Unadilla 342 $51,875

Syracuse Public Libraries

Syracuse Public Library
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(402) 269-2336

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Syracuse Hospitals

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(402) 269-2011
Emergency Service: Yes

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Syracuse High Schools (2004)

Serves 333 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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