Skaneateles, New York

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Skaneateles, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Skaneateles College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Skaneateles Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Skaneateles Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Skaneateles Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Skaneateles People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Skaneateles Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Skaneateles Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Skaneateles, New York

Comparing Skaneateles 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
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 8 9
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Housing Recently Built 1 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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Skaneateles Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 124 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Onondaga
Metro Area Syracuse
Standard Zip Codes 13152
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.946
Longitude -76.429

Skaneateles 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 6.5 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 18.5 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
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Skaneateles Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,616 100%
Male 1,217 46.5%
Female 1,399 53.5%
Under 18 674 25.8%
18+ 1,942 74.2%
65+ 509 19.5%
Median Age 43.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 2,594 99.2%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 8 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 11 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.3%

Estimated Skaneateles Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,589
Growth -27
Growth % -1%

Skaneateles 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
Irish 24.6%
English 17.8%
German 11.9%
Italian 8.7%
US/American 5.9%
Polish 5.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
Dutch 4.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Scottish 1.7%
Swiss 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Ukrainian 1.2%
Greek 0.9%
French Canadian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.8%
British 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
Arab/Arabic 0.6%
European 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Mandana (13152)
Niles (13152)
Skan (13152)

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)
Skaneateles 2,616 $85,403
Auburn 28,574 $41,169
Camillus 1,249 $48,125
Elbridge 1,103 $49,539
Jordan 1,314 $40,234
Marcellus 1,826 $57,143
Weedsport 2,017 $45,673
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