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Syracuse, Utah
Syracuse City Municipal Center
Syracuse City Municipal Center
Motto(s): 
Provide quality affordable services while promoting community pride, fostering economic development and managing growth.
Location in Davis County and the state of Utah
Location in Davis County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 41°5′3″N 112°3′48″W / 41.08417°N 112.06333°W / 41.08417; -112.06333
SYRACUSE UTAH Latitude and Longitude:

41°5′3″N 112°3′48″W / 41.08417°N 112.06333°W / 41.08417; -112.06333
CountryUnited States
State Utah
County Davis
Settled1878
IncorporatedSeptember 3, 1935
CitySeptember 13, 1950
Named for Syracuse, New York
Government
 • TypeMayor-council government
 • MayorMichael Gailey
Area
 • Total9.58 sq mi (24.80 km2)
 • Land9.57 sq mi (24.79 km2)
 • Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
4,285 ft (1,306 m)
Population
 • Total24,331
 • Estimate 
(2017)
29,507
 • Density2,784/sq mi (1,074.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 ( Mountain (MST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
84075
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code49-74810
GNIS feature ID1433147 [2]
Website www.syracuseut.com

Syracuse is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States, between the Great Salt Lake and Interstate 15, about 30 miles (48 km) north of Salt Lake City. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 24,331 at the 2010 census, [1] an increase of 158.9% since the 2000 census. The city has seen rapid growth and development since the 1990s.

Syracuse was incorporated on September 3, 1935. The city was named by early settlers for Syracuse, New York, which was famed for its salt production in the 19th century. [3]

Geography

The city is located in northern Davis County on the eastern side of the Great Salt Lake. It is bordered to the north by West Point, to the northeast and east by Clearfield, and to the southeast by Layton. A causeway on SR 127 connects Syracuse to Antelope Island State Park in the Great Salt Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Syracuse has a total area of 9.6 square miles (24.8 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.015 km2), or 0.06%, is water. [1]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890299
19002990.0%
191055384.9%
192062913.7%
193089041.5%
1940732−17.8%
195083714.3%
19601,06126.8%
19701,84373.7%
19803,702100.9%
19904,65825.8%
20009,398101.8%
201024,331158.9%
Est. 201729,507 [4]21.3%
U.S. Decennial Census [5]

As of the census of 2010, there were 24,331 (2010) people, and 6,362 (2010) households residing in the city. The population density was 2,793.46 (2010) people per square mile (1,736.69/km² (2010)). There were 6,534 (2010) housing units at an average density of 298.6 (2010) per square mile (115.3/km² (2010)). The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% (2010) White, 2.9% (2010) Asian, 1.2% (2010) African American, 0.7% (2010) Native American, 0.6% (2010) Pacific Islander, 2.7% (2010) from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6% (2010) of the population.

There were 6,362 households out of which 42.0% (2010) had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.3% (2000) were married couples living together, 5.4% (2000) had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.1% (2000) were non-families. 7.1% (2000) of all households were made up of individuals and 2.2% (2000) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.81 (2010) and the average family size was 4.02 (2010).

In the city, the population was spread out with 42.0% (2010) under the age of 18, 10.6% (2000) from 18 to 24, 30.7% (2000) from 25 to 44, 14.9% (2000) from 45 to 64, and 4.5% (2010) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26.5 years (2010). For every 100 females, there were 102.56 males (2010). For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males (2000).

The median income for a household in the city was $58,223 (2000), and the median income for a family was $60,000 (2000). Males had a median income of $41,346 (2000) versus $24,792 (2000) for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,989 (2000). About 2.1% (2000) of families and 2.4% (2000) of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% (2000) of those under age 18 and 6.5% (2000) of those age 65 or over.

Schools

References

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Syracuse city, Utah". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved January 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ http://www.syracuseut.com/Community/DiscoverSyracuse/HistoryofSyracuse.aspx
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  5. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 2, 2014.

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