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Overview

Introduction to North Syracuse, New York

North Syracuse, New York, in Onondaga county, is 6 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center) and 140 miles E of Buffalo, New York. The village has easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Syracuse metropolitan area.

North Syracuse History

Originally named Centerville, the area was renamed in 1880, and was incorporated as a village in 1925. Many local streets are named after the family members of the first settlers, the Fergerson family. The United States' first plank road was created in Syracuse for salt transportation.

North Syracuse and Nearby Attractions

  • Kennedy Park
  • Everson Museum of Art
  • Green Lakes State Park
  • Lorenzo State Historic Site
  • Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Things To Do In North Syracuse

Visitors may spend time at several parks in North Syracuse including Kennedy Park, Green Lakes State Park, Toll Road Park, Veterans Memorial Park, and Lonergan Park. Heritage Park has tennnis courts, a basketball court, hiking trails, and softball fields. Those interested in history may enjoy a visit to nearby museums like Erie Canal Museum, Salt Museum, Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology, and the Everson Museum of Art.

North Syracuse Transportation

The Syracuse Hancock International airport is nearby.

North Syracuse Higher Education

Colleges close to North Syracuse include Syracuse University, Le Moyne College, and Onondaga Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,679
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+2,933
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married40.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,799
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,394
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,040

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,250
% Above Poverty Level87.4%
% Below Poverty Level12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone39.7%
Median Gross Rent$822
Median House Value$106,200

Ancestry

Irish28.8%
German23.6%
Italian13.9%
English13.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
French Except Basque10.3%
Polish5.7%
Scottish3.2%
Canadian2.5%
Dutch2.2%
Ukrainian0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Hungarian0.5%
Turkish0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Greek0.1%
US/American0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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North Syracuse Almanac

CategoryValue
County Onondaga County
Standard Zip Codes13212
Phone Area Codes315
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.13
Approximate Longitude-76.13

North Syracuse 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
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip40 inches
StationTULLY HEIBERG FOREST
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 26 F
Apr Temp32 to 50 F
Jul Temp56 to 76 F
Oct Temp37 to 55 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationMORRISVILLE 6 SW
Distance28.9 miles
Jan Temp9 to 28 F
Apr Temp31 to 52 F
Jul Temp55 to 78 F
Oct Temp35 to 57 F
Annual Precip42.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
East Syracuse3,021$51,950
Galeville4,768$57,176
Liverpool2,252$70,074
Lyncourt3,719$62,154
Mattydale6,555$56,010
Solvay6,455$56,004

North Syracuse Public Schools

Allen Road Elementary School
803 Allen Rd
ZIP: 13212
(315) 218-2300
Primary
Total Enrollment 384
Karl W Saile Bear Road Elementary School
5590 Bear Rd
ZIP: 13212
(315) 218-2400
Primary
Total Enrollment 635
Main Street Elementary School
205 S Main St
ZIP: 13212
(315) 218-2200
Primary
Total Enrollment 144
North Syracuse Junior High School
5353 W Taft Rd
ZIP: 13212
(315) 218-3600
Other
Total Enrollment 1454
Smith Road Elementary School
5959 Smith Rd
ZIP: 13212
(315) 218-2800
Primary
Total Enrollment 594

North Syracuse Private Schools

Little Lamb Christian School
420 S Main St
ZIP: 13212
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
St Rose Of Lima School
411 S Main St
ZIP: 13212
Elementary
Total Enrollment 258
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