Syracuse metropolitan 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.

Map of New York highlighting the Syracuse Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)648,593−2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[1]

Places with more than 75,000 inhabitantsEdit

Places with 25,000 to 75,000 inhabitantsEdit

Places with 5,000 to 25,000 inhabitantsEdit

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitantsEdit

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitantsEdit



As of the census[2] 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 AreaEdit

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.[3]

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


Current teamsEdit

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 War Memorial at Oncenter 0 N/A
NBT Bank Stadium is home to the Syracuse Mets baseball team.
Syracuse University's football team (in white against Buffalo) 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 universitiesEdit

Notable personsEdit

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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2013.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for the United States, States, and Counties: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. June 2015. Retrieved 2015-11-16.
  4. ^ "About Hancock Field Campus," Columbia College website. Accessed: 11 July 2018.