Syracuse, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Syracuse, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Syracuse had a population of 1,768 as of July 1, 2017. Syracuse ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Syracuse is located at latitude 37.9536 and longitude -101.7968 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Syracuse (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,232 feet.

The City of Syracuse (GNIS ID: 2396023) 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 Township of Syracuse, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Syracuse population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Syracuse: Holidaysburg.

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Syracuse, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,768
Daytime Population: Workers 789
Daytime Population: Residents 945
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,734
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 1,768
Population in Familes 1,456
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 431
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $45,067
Average Household Income $61,103
Per Capita Income $23,999


Total Housing Units 826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 483 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 210 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $90,691
Average Home Value $126,504


Total Households 693
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 455
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.34% -0.78%
Households -0.43% -0.85%
Families -0.15% -0.89%
Median Household Income   3.82%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Syracuse, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Syracuse to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 139 79th
Population Density # 510 24th
Diversity Index # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 449 33rd
Per Capita Income # 477 29th

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