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Syracuse, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Syracuse had a population of 2,050 as of July 1, 2019. Syracuse ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Syracuse is located at latitude 40.6572 and longitude -96.1864 in Otoe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Syracuse encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otoe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The City of Syracuse (GNIS ID: 2396024) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Syracuse is located within Syracuse Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Otoe County.


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Syracuse, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Syracuse, NE Housing Affordability Index is 216
State of Nebraska Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Syracuse, NE Wealth Index is 96
State of Nebraska Wealth Index is 87
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,050 (100%)
Population in Households 1,992 (97.2%)
Population in Families 1,620 (79.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 58 ( 2.8%)
Population Density 1,605
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,458
Average Household Income $77,530
Per Capita Income $33,454
Wealth Index4 96

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 963 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 648 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $135,377
Housing Affordability Index3 216
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 907
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 584
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.59% 0.54%
Households 0.77% 0.57%
Families 1.37% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Syracuse, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Syracuse to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 61 90th
Population Density # 88 85th
Diversity Index # 465 21st
Median Household Income # 167 71st
Per Capita Income # 143 76th

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