Syracuse resides in Onondaga County New York and is the economic and educational hub for the state. In the summer months temperatures run from 60-81 degrees while in the winter they are from 14-31 degrees.
The city has a population of about 147,306 in a 25.6 square mile area. The demographics for Syracuse are; 64.26% Caucasian; 25.35% African American; 1.13% Native American; 3.37% Asian; 2.23% Mixed.
The economy for Stockton is driven primarily by education and the service industry. Some of the top employers in the city are Syracuse State University, State University of New York Upstate Medical University and National Grid USA.
The fastest growing neighborhood in the city is University Hill. The reason for the growth is the expansions of Syracuse University and Upstate Medical University. Salt Springs, which is located around Onondoga Lake is a vital source for salt distribution throughout the Northeast. There are an additional 24 neighborhoods located within the city boundaries with a downtown business district.
The Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, which was founded in 1961, performs over 200 times a year and the Syracuse Opera Company usually performs three times per year. There are also various festivals held in the city every year including the M&T Syracuse Jazz Festival and the Jazz in the Square Foundation.