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Average rent in Syracuse, NY

$1,447/mo Syracuse, NY average rental price, February 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Syracuse, NY is $1,447.

    Syracuse, NY apartment rent ranges

    About 44% of apartment rents in Syracuse, NY range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 13% of apartments. Around 28% of Syracuse’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 3% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Syracuse, NY rent trends

    Getting around in Syracuse, NY

    80 /100
    Very Walkable
    61 /100
    Good Transit
    53 /100
    Walk Score®: 80, Transit Score®: 61, Bike Score®: 53

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Syracuse, NY last updated?

    Prices and availability in Syracuse, NY were last updated on 25 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Syracuse, NY?

    The best apartments in Syracuse, NY are: 210 Sabine St., 115 W Bissell Street, 227 Rich Street, 315 North Salina St and 818 Kirkpatric Street.

    What is the average rent in Syracuse, NY?

    The average rent in Syracuse, NY is $1,447. Start your search for apartments in Syracuse, NY now.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY is between $625 and $795. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Syracuse, NY now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY is between $625 and $1,100. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Syracuse, NY is between $1,100 and $2,100. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Syracuse, NY.

    What type of rental buildings are in Syracuse, NY?

    In Syracuse, 60% of the residents are renting compared to 40% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 19% of Syracuse’s rentals, 66% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 15% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Syracuse, NY?

    The average age of rental buildings in Syracuse is 48 years old, with 19% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 7 stories, of which 52% are garden-style apartment communities, 32% are mid-sized buildings, and 16% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Syracuse, NY?

    Studio apartments in Syracuse are around 6% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 45% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 39% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Living in Syracuse, NY

    Considered part of Central New York State, Syracuse is a lovely and picturesque town on the banks of Onondaga Lake. As a small town, it’s well known for being an important part of the educational draw to New York since quite a few universities make their homes there, including Syracuse University, SUNY (State University of New York) and Le Moyne College. The area itself is a good mix of urban amenities and suburban development with tree-lined streets and dense forestry that encompass the public parks. Museums and performing arts are popular for renters in Syracuse to experience. The Erie Canal Museum, the Museum of Science and Technology and the Everson Museum of Art, designed by famed architect I.M. Pei, are all popular attractions. Those living in rental apartments near Onondaga Lake Park can enjoy water recreational activities like kayaking, a walking trail, athletic fields and a boat launch.

    Renting in Syracuse, NY

    A little more than half of the people who live in Syracuse rent their apartments. That means there are plenty of nice rental units for those who live in the area to rent from. The style of apartment buildings around town are mostly brick, very historical looking, and offer a slew of modern amenities, like fitness centers, clubhouses and walking trails for dogs. For renters who like to live in a walkable neighborhood, the best areas are Northside, Southside and downtown. The downtown area is the most walkable with access to coffee shops, restaurants, retail stores and grocery shopping right along many apartments for rent in Syracuse. Renters can also choose from some high-rise style condo apartments in this area, as well.

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    Syracuse, NY demographics

    Syracuse, NY has a population of 146,781 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 76,343 of Syracuse’s residents are women and 70,438 are men. The median age of those who live in Syracuse, NY is 31.7.

    Shopping in Syracuse, NY

    Shopping is a very popular indoor activity for renters in Syracuse, especially during the cold winters. There are two traditional indoor malls in town: the Marshall Square Mall located by Syracuse University, and the Syracuse Mall. Both have an abundance of shops, including Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and a Regal movie theater. For a more exciting mall experience, there is also Destiny USA, which has around 250 shops, restaurants and a food court and is a massive attraction. In grocery shopping for weekly trips, renters usually head to Trader Joe’s, Price Rite Marketplace of Syracuse and Price Chopper. In big box stores, there is a Walmart Supercenter that’s right off of Interstate 690 that runs through the middle of town.

    Syracuse, NY households

    • 28,129 Family
      29,024 Non-family
    • 14,913 Children
      42,240 No Children
    • 57,153Total Number of Households
    • 2.29Average People Per Household
    • $40,490Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 57,153 households in Syracuse, NY. 28,129 are family households and 29,024 are non-family households. There are 14,913 households with children in Syracuse and 42,240 households without children. On average, about 2.29 people live in a household in Syracuse, NY.

    Transportation in Syracuse, NY

    For renters who commute into downtown Syracuse, the ride couldn’t be easier. The interstates that run through Syracuse include 81, 90, 690, and 481, making it a breeze to get around town with a car. As for public transportation for renters in Syracuse, the options include a bus system run by the Central New York Regional Transportation Authority. Centro also operates a local bus service that goes all around the suburban areas for renters who live there. Amtrak has a train service that goes from Syracuse into New York City, Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Utica and Albany, the capital of New York. For air travel, renters usually go through the Syracuse Hancock International Airport, which is about 10 minutes away from the city center.

    Syracuse, NY education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Syracuse, NY is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 38% completed some high school, 22% partially completed college, 9% have an Associate Degree, 15% have a Bachelor Degree, and 11% have a Graduate Degree.

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