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Moving from or to Syracuse, New York with East Coast West Coast Express

  • Are you looking for a new place to settle down? Did you perhaps consider moving to Syracuse, New York? If so, you might want to look for reliable and professional movers. East Coast West Coast Express is one of the best moving companies in the US. We offer a wide array of moving services, such as car transportation, moving supplies, moving boxes, large storage units and many more. If you’re interested in getting the best moving estimates in the states, feel free to contact our representative team. But, before you start your relocation, you might want to read a bit about your future city of residence. We have decided to save you some time by searching the Internet instead of you. Here’s a short guide about the city of Syracuse, New York which contains all the important information regarding the climate, top employers, public libraries etc.

About Syracuse, New York          

  • Syracuse is a popular city located in the US State of New York. It got its name after the original Greek city, which was also named Syracuse (Siracusa in Italian), which was a city on the eastern coast of the island of Sicily in Italy. The city of Syracuse is the 5th most populous in the State of New York and also the biggest city with the name “Syracuse”. According to the 2010 US Census, Syracuse had 145,170 residents. The metropolitan area has an astonishing 662,557 residents. The city represents the economic and educational hub of the Central New York region. This region of New York has over a million residents. Syracuse is well-provided with convention venues – it has an entire downtown convention complex. Syracuse is located at the intersection of Interstate 90 and Interstate 81. It also has an airport, which is the biggest airport in the region of the city. Syracuse was rated the 4th top place to live in the United State and to raise a family in 2010, according to Forbes magazine.

Weather in Syracuse, New York

  • Syracuse experiences a lot of snowfall during the year. It has a humid continental climate. Syracuse gets up to 115 inches of snow per year, which is more than any other metropolitan area in the US. Syracuse wins the Golden Snowball Award every year, among the Upstate cities, due to its large amount of snowfall. The highest ever recorded snowfall rate was 192 inches. The city gets a lot of snow because it is greatly influenced by the nearby Lake Ontario and also the northeastern snow. Blizzards occur very frequently in Syracuse, with one of the most notable ones occurring back in 1993, during which 42 inches of snow was recorded in only 48 hours. Syracuse was the city which received more snowfall than any other major city in the US during this blizzard. Syracuse gets around 41 inches of rainfall annually. The coldest in general is January, with an average high temperature of 31°F. The hottest month of the year is July, with an average high temperature of 82°F. The highest temperature ever recorded was 102°F, back in July 1936. The lowest temperature ever recorded occurred in February 1979 (-26°F).
  • More facts about the climate in Syracuse 

Religion in Syracuse, New York

  • Other than Catholicism, there are a large number of people who practice other religions. Here’s a list:
  • · Catholicism: 35.90% of the residents
  • · Christianity: 16.2% of the residents
  • · Judaism: 0.87% of the residents
  • · Eastern religion (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism): 1.20% of the residents
  • · Islam: 1.14% of the residents
  • Here is more information on the houses of worship for each religion which are located in the city of Syracuse:
  • · Hinduism: Hindu houses of worship include the Hindu Mandir of Central New York in Liverpool.
  • · Buddhism: Buddhism has its presence in Syracuse too with the Zen Center of Syracuse on the Seneca Turnpike; as well as a center on Park Street, on the city's north side.
  • · Islam: Islam also has a presence in Syracuse, with the Islamic Society of Central New York Mosque on Comstock Avenue and Muhammad's Study Group on West Kennedy Street.
  • · Unitarian Universalism: There are two Unitarian Universalist Societies in Syracuse including May Memorial Unitarian Society and First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse.
  • · Sikhism: Sikh The house of worship, or Gurdawara, is the Sikh Foundation of Syracuse, in Liverpool.
  • · Judaism: There are several synagogues in the Syracuse metropolitan area, including Beth Shalom-Chevra Chas, Temple Adath Yeshurun, and the Temple Society of Concord, which is considered to be the ninth oldest Jewish House of Worship in the United States.

Job Opportunities in Syracuse, New York

  • Here’s a list of the top employers currently offering jobs in Syracuse, New York:
  • · State University of New York Upstate Medical University: 6,400 employees
  • · Syracuse University: 5,925 employees
  • · Wegmans Food Markets: 3,760 employees
  • · St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center: 3,150 employees
  • · Magna International: 600 employees (Closed as of August 2012)
  • · Crouse Hospital: 2,400 employees
  • · Lockheed Martin Corp.: 2,350 employees
  • · National Grid USA: 1,860 employees
  • · Loretto (elder care services): 1,825 employees
  • Here's more information about the employers in Onondgada County, in which Syracuse is located in.

Job Opportunities in Syracuse, New York

  • Suburban libraries:
  • · Baldwinsville Public Library
  • · Brewerton NOPL
  • · Cicero NOPL
  • · DeWitt Community Library
  • · East Syracuse Free Library
  • · Elbridge Free Library
  • · Fairmount Community Library
  • · Fayetteville Free Library
  • · Jordan Bramley Library
  • · LaFayette Public Library
  • · Liverpool Public Library
  • · Manlius Library
  • · Marcellus Free Library
  • · Maxwell Memorial Library
  • · Minoa Library
  • · North Syracuse NOPL
  • · Onondaga Free Library
  • · Salina Library
  • · Skaneateles Library
  • · Solvay Public Library
  • · Tully Free Library
  • City libraries:
  • · Central Library
  • · Beauchamp Branch Library
  • · Betts Branch Library
  • · Hazard Branch Library
  • · Mundy Branch Library
  • · Northeast Community Center Library
  • · Paine Branch Library
  • · Petit Branch Library
  • · Soule Branch Library
  • · Southwest Community Center Library
  • · White Branch Library
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