Overview

Introduction to Baldwinsville, New York

Baldwinsville, New York, in Onondaga county, is 12 miles NW of Syracuse, New York (center to center) and 130 miles E of Buffalo, New York. Baldwinsville is considered to be part of the Syracuse metropolitan area.

Baldwinsville History

John McHarrie, a farmer from Maryland, founded Baldwinsville, which was named after Dr. Jonas Baldwin and Eliza his wife, who arrived in 1798. Dr. Baldwin constructed a dam to generate energy across the Seneca River, and he also built a private canal. As the rural area improved, it expanded into an industrialized mill town and was incorporated as a village in 1848.

Baldwinsville and Nearby Attractions

  • Beaver Lake Nature Center
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo
  • McHarrie's Legacy Museum
  • Battle Island State Park
  • Harriet Tubman Home

Things To Do In Baldwinsville

Several museums near the village are the Erie Canal Museum, the Bridge House Museum, and the Everson Museum of Art. Lysander-Radisson Ice Arena provides indoor ice-skating opportunities for people of all ages. Parks in Baldwinsville include Volunteer Park, Community Park, McHarrie Park, Mercer Park, and Van buren Central Park. These parks offer fishing, camping and picnicking areas, playgrounds, grills, public boat launch sites, and natural walking trails.

Baldwinsville Transportation

The Syracuse Hancock International Airport is nearby.

Baldwinsville Higher Education

The closest colleges to Baldwinsville include Onondaga Community College, Syracuse University, and Le Moyne College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,550
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens23.3%
Employed Population 16+3,454
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34%
Median Earnings25+$41,975
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,229

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,225
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$790
Median House Value$137,000

Ancestry

Irish26.8%
Italian17%
English12.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.9%
Polish6.4%
French Except Basque5.9%
Scottish2.2%
Canadian1.8%
Dutch1.3%
Ukrainian1.2%
Swedish1%
Welsh1%
Hungarian1%
Portuguese0.8%
Slovene0.6%
Croatian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Iranian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.2%
German0.2%
US/American0.2%
Turkish0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Baldwinsville Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyOnondaga County
Standard Zip Codes13027
Phone Area Codes315
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.15
Approximate Longitude-76.33

Baldwinsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSYRACUSE HANCOCK INTL AP
Distance12.1 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationOSWEGO EAST
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 53 F
Jul Temp62 to 80 F
Oct Temp43 to 59 F
Annual Precip42.9 inches
StationAURORA RESEARCH FARM
Distance33.5 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Galeville4,557$75,182
Jordan1,435$63,971
Liverpool2,174$69,450
Phoenix2,440$48,893
Solvay6,364$57,366

Baldwinsville Public Libraries

Baldwinsville Public Library
33 EAST GENESEE STREET
Baldwinsville, New York
(315) 635-5631

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Baldwinsville Public Schools

Catherine M Mcnamara Elementary School
7344 O'brien Rd
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6130
Primary
Total Enrollment 540
Charles W Baker High School
29 E Oneida St
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6008
High
Total Enrollment 1431
Donald S Ray School
7650 Van Buren Rd
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6106
Middle
Total Enrollment 843
Harry E Elden Elementary School
29 E Oneida St
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6118
Primary
Total Enrollment 461
L Pearl Palmer Elementary School
7864 Hicks Rd
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6127
Primary
Total Enrollment 456
Mae E Reynolds School
222 Deerwood Dr
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6124
Primary
Total Enrollment 446
Theodore R Durgee Junior High School
29 E Oneida St
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6086
Other
Total Enrollment 923
Van Buren Elementary School
14 Ford St
ZIP: 13027
(315) 638-6121
Primary
Total Enrollment 461

Baldwinsville Private Schools

St Mary's Academy
49 Syracuse St
ZIP: 13027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 97
Word Of Life Christian Academy
12 E Oneida St
ZIP: 13027
Elementary
Total Enrollment 60
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