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 2,920 people and four constituent neighborhoods, East Syracuse is the 455th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in East Syracuse was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

East Syracuse is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Syracuse is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Syracuse who work in office and administrative support (27.30%), food service (8.58%), and sales jobs (7.64%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of East Syracuse spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.15 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of adults in East Syracuse with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.44% of adults in East Syracuse have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in East Syracuse in 2018 was $28,821, 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 $115,284 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 Black or African-American. 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.