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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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