East Syracuse, NY

East Syracuse profile

Living in East Syracuse

East Syracuse is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,078 people and four constituent neighborhoods, East Syracuse is the 466th largest community in New York. East Syracuse has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, East Syracuse is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Syracuse is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Syracuse who work in office and administrative support (20.70%), healthcare (11.38%), and food service (7.09%).

One of the benefits of East Syracuse is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.56 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of adults in East Syracuse with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.93% of adults in East Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in East Syracuse in 2018 was $29,262, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,048 for a family of four. However, East Syracuse contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call East Syracuse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Syracuse residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Syracuse include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in East Syracuse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Serbo-Croatian.