We love Geddes! Geddes, NY is s suburb of Syracuse—the county seat of Onondaga County. Found on the far west side—an area called Geddes Village until 1886—it is the county’s youngest town. Bordered by the Seneca River, it sits on the shore of beautiful Onondaga Lake and offers 12.2 square miles of upstate land renowned for clean air and clear skies.
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Geddes is home to more than 17,000 residents in 7,200 households and 4,800 families. About 97% of residents describe themselves as white, .48% as African-American, and .55% as Native American, with Asian, Pacific Islander, and those from other races making up smaller amounts. The per capita household income in Geddes is just over $41,000 and the median family income stands above $51,000. The median age is 42 years. There are around 7,700 total housing units, of which 50-100 are for sale at any given time depending on season.
Prospective buyers should expect to budget a minimum of $90,000 when looking for a three-bedroom home with one or two bathrooms. Larger homes and those on substantial lots can go for much more, anywhere from $154,000 to $198,000. Browse the newest real estate listings in Geddes, NY.
The Solvay Union Free School District serves local students through its elementary school, middle school, and high school. The district is lauded as one of the best in the region, with high levels of achievement in academics, teaching quality, and extracurricular activities. West Genesee and Baldwinsville Central School Districts are also nearby, and both of them are among the highest-ranked public school districts in New York. Delivering excellent test scores and college prep, they give students many opportunities to thrive.
Geddes stands at the crossroads of many higher learning opportunities, too. The private non-profit Syracuse University is minutes away. Smaller Le Moyne College is also an option. SUNY maintains facilities in the area, including its Upstate Medical University. Find homes for sale in Geddes by school district.
Geddes has come a long way since the time of its famous salt mills! A diverse and vibrant economy drives professional growth among an increasingly educated workforce.
Universities and health centers contribute the most local jobs. The Upstate University Health Center is the top employer overall, with more than 9,500 jobs throughout the county. Syracuse University adds 4,600 and St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center contributes 3,700.
Lockheed Martin provides a major aerospace presence in the region, while Carrier Corporation is a top manufacturer of HVAC equipment. Companies like National Grid, Verizon, and Time Warner Cable round out the employers you’ll find throughout Geddes and Syracuse.
Living in Geddes means you are only minutes away from the world-class dining, shopping, music venues, and museums of Syracuse. Plus, some of the most magnificent natural sights in the area are right in your back yard.
Onondaga Lake itself is the most popular attraction in Geddes, calling out to visitors with plenty of fishing and boating fun. It’s surrounded by Onondaga Lake Park, a 7.5-mile linear greenway that’s perfect for a family picnic. It also has archery, a dog park, and a skate park.
Just minutes away in Syracuse, you can adventure through the Rosamond Gifford Zoo and visit more than 700 animals spread out across 42 acres of land. The lakeside Ska-nonh Great Law of Peace Center offers a unique glimpse into Iroquois history.
Don’t miss out on what Geddes has to offer you—let our experienced real estate team show you around. Contact us at Coldwell Banker Prime Properties to find out more today.