Syracuse, Indiana Population 2021

2,878
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Syracuse is a city located in Kosciusko County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,878, it is the 158th largest city in Indiana and the 6374th largest city in the United States . Syracuse is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 2.42% 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 1,460 people per square mile.

The average household income in Syracuse is $59,124 with a poverty rate of 16.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $127,400. The median age in Syracuse is 39.5 years, 32.2 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

Syracuse Demographics

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

  • White: 93.16%
  • Other race: 4.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Syracuse, Indiana is 2,878 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,884.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,810.

Syracuse, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,68493.16%
Some Other Race1394.82%
Two or More Races511.77%
Black or African American70.24%
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Syracuse Population by Race

Syracuse Population Pyramid $2021

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Syracuse Median Age

39.5


Total

32.2


Male

44.2


Female

Syracuse Adults

There are 2,233 adults, (496 of whom are seniors) in Syracuse.

Syracuse Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Syracuse Sex Ratio

Female

1,411

48.98%

Male

1,470

51.02%

Syracuse Population by Age

Syracuse Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Syracuse Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.7%31.3%
All52.3%47.7%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Female42.9%57.1%
Male26.3%73.7%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Syracuse Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2192.3652.3
Married4472.9968.7
Non Family4141.2146.6
Female2593.1242.9
Male992.3626.3

2.74

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Syracuse Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade713.70%
9th to 12th Grade28314.74%
High School Graduate65033.85%
Some College44823.33%
Associates Degree663.44%
Bachelors Degree27414.27%
Graduate Degree1286.67%
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Syracuse Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Syracuse Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6681,354309
Other Race13912087
Hispanic125856
Black77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 62.59%.

Syracuse Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,365$43,799$25,556
Less Than 9th Grade$21,250$42,798$16,000
High School Graduate$29,375$33,750$19,118
Some College$39,342$46,061$30,208
Bachelors Degree$45,556$63,958$35,526
Graduate Degree$$44,306$

$32,365

Average Earnings

$43,799

Average Male

$25,556

Average Female

Syracuse Earnings by Educational Attainment

Syracuse Language by Age

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Syracuse Language

91.84% of Syracuse residents speak only English, while 8.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.61% of the population.

Syracuse Language

Syracuse Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,48231112.53%
Other1398762.59%
Hispanic2035527.09%
Black77100.00%

16.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.98%

Male Poverty Rate

20.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Syracuse

The race most likely to be in poverty in Syracuse is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Syracuse is White, with 12.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.20%.

Syracuse Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.07%
Bachelors or Greater23.13%
High School13.08%
Some College2.72%

Syracuse Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed26.23%
Female Employed16.55%
Male Employed2.88%

Syracuse Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Syracuse Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,335$59,124
Families$46,893$62,598
Married Families$62,383-
Non Families$33,221$37,973
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Income by Household Type

Syracuse Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Syracuse Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Syracuse Marital Status

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146

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War34
Korea32
World War II8

Syracuse Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+49
35 to 5448
65 to 7432
55 to 6411
18 to 346

Syracuse Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1467.12%
Hispanic64.80%

Syracuse Veterans by Race

Syracuse Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Syracuse Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Syracuse Employment by Age

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Syracuse Employment by Race

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Syracuse Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.11%

Born in Syracuse

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

1.98%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of Syracuse residents were born in the United States, with 75.11% having been born in Indiana. 1.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Syracuse Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,878-2-0.07%
20202,880-2-0.07%
20192,882-2-0.07%
20182,88470.24%
20172,87730.10%
20162,8740.00%
20152,874-1-0.03%
20142,875120.42%
20132,86340.14%
20122,85950.18%
20112,854-4-0.14%
20102,858-180-0.61%
20003,0383091.08%
19902,7291500.57%
19802,5790.00%

Syracuse Population by Year