Syracuse, Indiana Population 2020

2,888

Syracuse is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,888, it is the 158th largest city in Indiana and the 6351st largest city in the United States. Syracuse is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually and its population has increased by 2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,810 in 2010. Syracuse reached it's highest population of 3,038 in 2000. Spanning over 2 miles, Syracuse has a population density of 1,465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Syracuse is $56,476 with a poverty rate of 17.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $126,700. The median age in Syracuse is 36.6 years, 30.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.7 males.

Syracuse Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Syracuse was:

  • White: 92.33%
  • Other race: 5.55%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Syracuse, Indiana is 2,888, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,882.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,810.

Syracuse, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,66292.33%
Some Other Race1605.55%
Two or More Races551.91%
Black or African American60.21%

Syracuse Population Pyramid 2020

Syracuse Median Age

36.6


Total

30.9


Male

39.9


Female

Syracuse Adults

There are 2,212 adults, (487 of whom are seniors) in Syracuse.

Syracuse Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Syracuse Sex Ratio

Female

1,368

47.45%

Male

1,515

52.55%

Syracuse Households and Families

Syracuse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Syracuse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.9%30.1%
All51.7%48.3%
Female46.6%53.4%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
Male32.5%67.5%

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2112.3851.7
Non Family4761.2540.5
Married4353.1869.9
Female2233.1446.6
Male772.6232.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Syracuse Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade753.93%
9th to 12th Grade28214.78%
High School Graduate60231.55%
Some College50726.57%
Associates Degree512.67%
Bachelors Degree26413.84%
Graduate Degree1276.66%

Syracuse Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6551,335291
Other Race13812493
Hispanic117807
Multiple Races1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 67.39%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,354$42,214$25,473
Less Than High School$22,396$41,369$13,438
High School Grad$26,923$31,875$19,402
Some College$37,277$45,179$32,679
Bachelors Degree$36,307$62,875$32,283
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,354

Average Earnings

$42,214

Average Male

$25,473

Average Female

Syracuse Language

Syracuse Language by Age

Syracuse Language

92.01% of Syracuse residents speak only English, while 7.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Syracuse Poverty

Syracuse Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,46134213.90%
Other1609961.88%
Hispanic2236529.15%

17.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

20.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Syracuse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Syracuse is Other, with 61.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Syracuse is White, with 13.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.61%
Bachelors or Greater23.79%
High School14.78%
Some College3.23%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.90%
Female Unemployed55.26%
Female Employed15.34%
Male Employed4.86%

Syracuse Income

Syracuse Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,260$56,476
Families$51,107$64,162
Married Families$64,861-
Non Families$31,797$34,918

Syracuse Marital Status

Syracuse Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Syracuse Married by Age and Sex

Syracuse Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Syracuse Marital Status by Race

Syracuse Veterans

196

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
First Gulf War52
Second Gulf War31
Korea27
World War II8
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5461
65 to 7446
75+42
55 to 6440
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White1849.09%
2 or More1229.27%
Hispanic75.56%

$Syracuse Veterans by Education

9.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Syracuse Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Syracuse Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.97%

Born in Indiana

94.73%

Native Born

5.27%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.73% of Syracuse residents were born in the United States, with 71.97% having been born in Indiana. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,88830.10%
20192,88530.10%
20182,88250.17%
20172,87730.10%
20162,8740.00%
20152,874-1-0.03%
20142,875110.38%
20132,86450.17%
20122,85950.18%
20112,854-4-0.14%
20102,858-180-0.61%
20003,0383091.08%
19902,7291500.57%
19802,5790.00%