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Syracuse metropolitan area

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Syracuse Metropolitan Area
Syracuse, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area
The Syracuse area at 8:28:52 AM EDT on July 3, 2022, taken during Expedition 67 of the International Space Station. North is oriented to the right.
The Syracuse area at 8:28:52 AM EDT on July 3, 2022, taken during Expedition 67 of the International Space Station. North is oriented to the right.
Syracuse–Auburn, NY CSA
Country United States
State New York
Largest citySyracuse
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (DST)

The Syracuse Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area comprised of three counties in central New York, with the city of Syracuse as its core. The three counties are Onondaga, Madison, and Oswego. According to the 2020 census, the population of the Syracuse MSA was 662,057; a slight difference from 662,577, in the 2010 census.





Places with more than 75,000 inhabitants


Places with 25,000 to 75,000 inhabitants


Places with 5,000 to 25,000 inhabitants


Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants


Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants





Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[1]

As of the 2000 census[2], the Metropolitan Statistical Area(MSA) had a population of 650,154 people, 252,043 households, and 164,202 families residing within the MSA. The racial composition 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 made up 2.08% of the population.

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

Combined Statistical Area


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.

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



Current teams

Club Sport League Founded Venue League
Championship years
Syracuse Mets Baseball IL 1934 NBT Bank Stadium 8 1935, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1954, 1969, 1970, 1976
Syracuse Crunch Hockey AHL 1994 Upstate Medical University Arena 0 N/A
NBT Bank Stadium is home to the Syracuse Mets baseball team.
Syracuse University's football team plays its games in the JMA Wireless 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 JMA Dome.

Colleges and universities


Notable Individuals


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

See also



  1. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 7, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "About Hancock Field Campus," Columbia College website. Accessed: 11 July 2018.