Onondaga County

Onondaga County, New York

401 Montgomery St Rm 200
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315) 435-2226
Fax: (315) 435-3455

In north-central NY, southwest of Rome; organized Mar 5, 1794. Name Origin: For the lake, named for the Onondaga Indian tribe, one of the Five Nations of the Iroquois; name probably means 'hill people.'

Area (sq mi):: 805.69 (land 780.29; water 25.40) Population per square mile: 587.00
Population 2005: 458,053 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 -2.30% Population 2000: 458,336 (White 83.70%; Black or African American 9.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 2.10%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,336; median household $40,847; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,737-$30,372
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Syracuse County seat (143,101)

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    The states highest court has sent a case back to Onondaga County Court because of a procedural problem with an appeal.
    Mets COO Jeff Wilpon said, "The Mets are excited for the potential opportunity to be part of Triple-A baseball in Central New York and want to thank Governor Cuomo, Senator Schumer and Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney for their leadership and support in helping secure this partnership.
    The bank has nine full service offices located in its market areas consisting of Oswego and Onondaga County.
    John the Baptist and Transfiguration parish in Rome since 2011, was the subject of a recent allegation made to the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office over an event that took place 27 years ago.
    Conditions in the current Onondaga County Justice Center, as the facility is now known, are much improved, I am told by Keith Cieplicki, coordinator of the Syracuse jail ministry.
    A study commissioned by Onondaga County came to the same conclusion in April.
    The first is for a dealership in Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY; the second for a dealership in Clay, Onondaga County.
    They say their fight should concern every taxpayer in Onondaga County, because the quarry is about a half mile from the base of Highland Forest County Park, which has one of the best views in all of Central New York.
    SYRACUSE, New York -- Catholic Charities of Onondaga County received a federal grant of more than $600,000 to fund its ongoing outreach to homeless veterans, news site Syracuse.
    Since, 1938, the Onondaga County Department of Parks and Recreation has owned and operated a fish hatchery known as Carpenter's Brook.
    John's Ice Caps at the Onondaga County War Memorial.
    Worcester outshot Syracuse nearly 2-1, but the Sharks finished their four-game road trip 1-3 after a 4-2 loss to the Crunch last night at the Onondaga County War Memorial.