Camillus is a small town located in Onondaga County, not far from the city of Syracuse. A quaint space full of historical and recreational attractions, Camillus is a great place to raise a family that’s close to the city yet still retains its small-town charm.
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Homes in Camillus hold a median property value of $160,200 and residents report a median household income of $49,688. This small town has a compact population of 24,167 with a median resident age of 41. Quiet suburbs like Camillus offer residents, particularly those with young families or aging parents, an opportunity to grow the next chapter of their lives in a close-knit town while still enjoying everything that Syracuse and the surrounding Central New York area has to offer. Browse the newest real estate listings in Camillus, NY.
Seven public schools operate in Camillus under the West Genesee Central School District, comprised of four elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. These institutions pride themselves on their commitment to providing children with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to succeed while helping them become caring citizens that contribute to their communities.
Colleges and universities around the Camillus area include ITT Technical Institute-Liverpool, Onondaga Community College and the Continental School of Beauty Culture-Mattydale. Syracuse University, lauded for its first-class athletic and academic programs, is within 12 miles from most Camillus homes. Find homes for sale in Camillus by school distrct.
Retail, healthcare, and food service are among the most common and specialized industries in Camillus. The highest paying industries include positions in educational services, healthcare, finance and scientific / tech services. The average commute time to work for a Camillus resident is within 20 minutes.
Professionals can also find employment opportunities around the Camillus area, particularly in the sprawling city of Syracuse. Syracuse has a large hospitality and retail sector, as well as growing healthcare, food service, and education sectors.
Camillus is a historical town full of educational attractions. The Erie Canal Park and Sims Store Museum offer boat tours, dinner cruises, historical exhibits and opportunities for year-round outdoor activities such as snowmobiling, fishing, hiking and picnicking. Two other educational sites, the Martisco Station Railway Museum and Octagon House, present a deeper look into the town’s past. Eight parks throughout the town facilitate adult and youth sports, camps and offer spacious areas for recreation.
The town’s location in Central New York places it within miles of great attractions. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo, The Carpenters Brook Fish Hatchery, and The Empire Expo Center which hosts the New York State Fair are all a short drive from Camillus. The Carrier Dome, the sports and music area on Syracuse University's campus is within a 20-minute drive as well.
Are you interested in starting the next chapter of your life in Camillus? Our REALTORS® would love to show you around the many local homes for sale. Contact us or stop by our office on W. Genesee Street today and allow us to welcome you into this cozy New York town!
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