Jordan, New York

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Jordan, New York

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High Points

Jordan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Jordan Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Jordan Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Jordan, New York

Comparing Jordan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 2
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 4
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Short Commute Times 4 6
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7
Housing Recently Built 1 3


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

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Jordan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Onondaga
Metro Area Syracuse
Standard Zip Codes 13080
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.065
Longitude -76.473

Jordan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AUBURN
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Jordan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,314 100%
Male 644 49%
Female 670 51%
Under 18 420 32%
18+ 894 68%
65+ 177 13.5%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 3.25
White 1,279 97.3%
African-American 6 0.5%
Asian 7 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.6%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 9 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.1%

Estimated Jordan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,346
Growth 32
Growth % 2.4%

Jordan 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
English 21.5%
Irish 20.3%
German 15.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.4%
Italian 6.8%
US/American 6%
Polish 6%
French Canadian 3.7%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Ukrainian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
European 1%
Russian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Slovak 0.7%
Hungarian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Palestinian 0.4%
British 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Cape Verdean 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jordan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cross Lake (13080)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jordan 1,314 $40,234
Cato 601 $49,219
Elbridge 1,103 $49,539
Meridian 350 $48,250
Port Byron 1,297 $37,054
Skaneateles 2,616 $85,403
Weedsport 2,017 $45,673

Jordan Public Libraries

Jordan Free Library
Jordan, New York
(315) 689-3296

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