Syracuse metropolitan area

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Map of New York highlighting the Syracuse Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Syracuse Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in central New York, anchored by the city of Syracuse. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 662,577. In the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 650,154.

Counties[edit]

Communities[edit]

Places with more than 75,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 25,000 to 75,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 5,000 to 25,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants[edit]

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants[edit]

Hamlets[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 650,154 people, 252,043 households, and 164,202 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 88.36% White, 6.87% African American, 0.74% Native American, 1.61% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.74% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $39,210, and the median income for a family was $47,862. Males had a median income of $35,698 versus $25,373 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $19,098.

Combined Statistical Area[edit]

The Syracuse-Auburn Combined Statistical Area.
  Syracuse MSA
  Auburn μSA

The Syracuse–Auburn Combined Statistical Area is made up of four counties in central New York. The statistical area includes one metropolitan area and one micropolitan area. As of 2014 population estimates, the CSA had a population of 742,603.[2]

  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
    • Syracuse (Onondaga, Oswego, and Madison counties)
  • Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)

Sports[edit]

Main article: Sports in Syracuse

Current teams[edit]

Club Sport League Founded Venue League
titles
Championship years
Syracuse Chiefs Baseball IL 1934 Alliance Bank Stadium 8 1935, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1954, 1969, 1970, 1976
Syracuse Crunch Hockey AHL 1994 War Memorial at Oncenter 0 N/A
Syracuse Silver Knights Indoor Soccer MASL 2011 War Memorial at Oncenter 0 N/A
NBT Bank Stadium is home to the Syracuse Chiefs baseball team.

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Syracuse University's football team plays its games in the Carrier Dome.

Professional teams in Syracuse include:

College teams in Syracuse include:

Syracuse University sports are by far the most attended sporting events in the Syracuse area. Basketball games often draw over 30,000 fans, and football games over 40,000. The university has bred dozens of famous professional players since starting an athletics program in the late nineteenth century, including all-time greats Jim Brown, Larry Csonka and Dave Bing, and present professional stars Marvin Harrison, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Freeney, Jason Hart, and Donovan McNabb. Both teams play in the Carrier Dome.

Colleges and universities[edit]

Notable persons[edit]

Several well-known individuals have ties to the Syracuse metropolitan area, including:

See also[edit]

References[edit]