Syracuse, Utah

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Syracuse, Utah
City
Syracuse City Municipal Center
Syracuse City Municipal Center
Motto: Provide quality affordable services while promoting community pride, fostering economic development and managing growth.
Location of Syracuse, Utah
Location of Syracuse, Utah
Coordinates: 41°5′3″N 112°3′48″W / 41.08417°N 112.06333°W / 41.08417; -112.06333Coordinates: 41°5′3″N 112°3′48″W / 41.08417°N 112.06333°W / 41.08417; -112.06333
Country United States
State Utah
County Davis
Settled 1878
Incorporated September 3, 1935
City September 13, 1950
Named for Syracuse, New York
Government
 • Type Mayor-council government
 • Mayor Terry Palmer
Area
 • Total 8.71 sq mi (14.01 km2)
 • Land 8.71 sq mi (14.01 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,285 ft (1,306 m)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 25,775
 • Density 2,793.46/sq mi (1,736.69/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84075
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-74810
GNIS feature ID 1433147[2]
Website http://www.syracuseut.com

Syracuse is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States, between the Great Salt Lake and Interstate 15, about 25 miles (40 km) north of Salt Lake City. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Syracuse was incorporated on September 3, 1935.

The population was 24,331 at the 2010 census an increase of 14,933 (+158.9%) citizens since the 2000 census.[3] The city has seen rapid growth and development since the 1990s.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.71 square miles (14.01 km²), all land. The city is located on the eastern side of the Great Salt Lake.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 299
1900 299 0.0%
1910 553 84.9%
1920 629 13.7%
1930 890 41.5%
1940 732 −17.8%
1950 837 14.3%
1960 1,061 26.8%
1970 1,843 73.7%
1980 3,702 100.9%
1990 4,658 25.8%
2000 9,398 101.8%
2010 24,331 158.9%
Est. 2013 25,775 5.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2013 Estimate[5]

As of the census of 2010, there were 24,331 (2010) people, and 6,362 (2010) households residing in the city. The population density was 2,793.46 (2010) people per square mile (1,736.69/km² (2010)). There were 6,534 (2010) housing units at an average density of 298.6 (2010) per square mile (115.3/km² (2010)). The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% (2010) White, 2.9% (2010) Asian, 1.2% (2010) African American, 0.7% (2010) Native American, 0.6% (2010) Pacific Islander, 2.7% (2010) from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6% (2010) of the population.

There were 6,362 households out of which 42.0% (2010) had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.3% (2000) were married couples living together, 5.4% (2000) had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.1% (2000) were non-families. 7.1% (2000) of all households were made up of individuals and 2.2% (2000) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.81 (2010) and the average family size was 4.02 (2010).

In the city the population was spread out with 42.0% (2010) under the age of 18, 10.6% (2000) from 18 to 24, 30.7% (2000) from 25 to 44, 14.9% (2000) from 45 to 64, and 4.5% (2010) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26.5 years (2010). For every 100 females there were 102.56 males (2010). For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males (2000).

The median income for a household in the city was $58,223 (2000), and the median income for a family was $60,000 (2000). Males had a median income of $41,346 (2000) versus $24,792 (2000) for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,989 (2000). About 2.1% (2000) of families and 2.4% (2000) of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% (2000) of those under age 18 and 6.5% (2000) of those age 65 or over.

Commercial development[edit]

In early 2006, a large national commercial developer began construction on a new Town Center on land south of Syracuse Jr. High School and within walking distance of the city offices, police and fire stations, community center, and many of the city's houses. The Town Center Development includes many large retail chains, anchored around a Wal-Mart Supercenter. The town center also includes other restaurants and housing areas.

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