Syracuse, NY Demographics

The total population of Syracuse is estimated to be 146,134 with 70,588 males (48.30%) and 75,546 females (51.70%). There are 4,958 more females than males in Syracuse.
The median household income in Syracuse was $43,766 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 305(0.69%) from $44,071 in 2020. This income is 58.66% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Syracuse sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $53,777. Overall, the median household income for the city of Syracuse stands at $45,179.
In Syracuse, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,363 for males and $20,294 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,576 for males and $49,378 for females.
In Syracuse, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $91,780, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $27,307.
In 2022, the population of Syracuse was 144,451, a 0.94% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Syracuse's population was 145,823, a decline of 0.66% compared to a population of 146,792 in 2020.
The median age in Syracuse, NY is 31.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.02% were under the age of 15, 29.21% aged 15 to 29, 40.14% aged 30 to 64, 10.97% aged 65 to 84, and 1.66% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Syracuse population: 52.97% are White, 29.20% are Black or African American, 0.92% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 7.04% are Asian, 0.02% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.65% are some other race and 7.19% are multiracial.