The City of Syracuse, Utah
Located 30 miles north of Salt Lake City and 14 miles east of Great Salt Lake, Syracuse offers both a convenient location and a peaceful community to settle in. Incorporated in 1935, it has been nicknamed "The Gateway to Antelope Island," which is a beautiful state park with wildlife, activities and picturesque scenery. With a population of 24,331 (2010 Census), Syracuse is one of the proud recipients of the "America's Top 100 Safest Cities," award for 2016.
In addition to Antelope Island, Syracuse is also home to a wide array of parks offering hiking, biking, boating, swimming, camping, and much more. The busy Parks and Recreation Department also hosts events for all ages which include a variety of art, music, and sports classes. The popular Family Fun Center features go-karts, mini golf, pool, and a bounce house for an enjoyable day close to home. The Syracuse Town Center offers arts & culture, outdoor activities, shopping, along with plenty of restaurants to choose from.
Syracuse is home to a number of schools ranging from early education learning centers to high school. Part of the Davis School District, the city's schools have an overall rating of 6 (Greatschools.org), with the high school earning an impressive score of 9. Test scores in Science, Language Arts, and Math for elementary schools in both Syracuse and the Davis School District average approximately in the 80th percentile range (zillow.com). For the adult learner, there are nearly 25 colleges and universities within a 50-mile radius of Syracuse Center.
Within the last year, home prices in Syracuse have risen 11 percent and an uphill trend is expected to continue. According to realtor.com, the median listing price is $337,000 for a single family home. Currently, there are not many home rentals available, but the average is $1,500. If you are interested in purchasing land for future developments, prices range from $109,900 for 0.32-acre lot and $270,000 for a 0.58-acre lot.