Our REALTORS® are eager to show you Lysander. It truly has something for everyone! Named for a Spartan general, Lysander is a town of about 22,000 people in Onondaga County—northwest New York. Most of it is a suburb of Syracuse, the fifth-most populous city in the state. Over the years, Lysander has benefited from proximity to Syracuse as a transport hub of the Erie Canal and a stop during the Golden Age of Rail. Today, it encompasses more than a dozen distinctive neighborhoods.
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First settled by Europeans in 1797, modern Lysander sits right on the Erie Canal and Seneca River complex. It is home to 22,000 residents in more than 7,200 households and 5,800 families.
About 97% of locals describe themselves as white, with those from other backgrounds making up less than a percentage point each. The median age is 38, about aligned with the state as a whole. The median household income lies around $60,000, while the median family income is higher at nearly $68,000.
There are more than 7,500 total housing units to choose from throughout the town. In and around Lysander, there are typically 100 to 200 single family homes for sale at a time. The median listing price is just under $180,000, but varies significantly by neighborhood.
Those hoping to make Lysander their home should prepare a budget around $159,000 to have plenty of options. Listings can range to about $100,000 on the low end for a 2-bed, 1-bathroom home. Homes in the $250,000 to $300,000 price range are common. Browse the newest real estate listings in Lysander, NY.
The Baldwinsville Central School District is responsible for most public education in Lysander. It operates five elementary schools, one middle school serving 6th and 7th grade, one junior high serving 8th and 9th grade, and one high school. The unusual organization of the district let it preserve high standards and one-on-one instruction among a relatively large enrollment of 6,000. It has consistently been lauded for excellence in academics, college preparation, extracurricular activities, and safety. With a 14:1 student to teacher ratio, the district is best known for outstanding teachers.
Lysander students have many higher education opportunities, from 2-year Onondaga Community College to Le Moyne College and SUNY Empire State College. Le Moyne, in Syracuse, is a private Jesuit college on a 160-acre campus and has 3,500 students. Find homes in Lysander by school district.
With a 20-minute drive from Lysander to downtown Syracuse, residents have access to one of the best places to build a career in central New York. Onondaga County has a robust and diverse economy that combines cutting-edge and traditional industries.
Those working in the medical field are in luck, with more than 17,000 jobs county-wide provided by four healthcare enterprises—Upstate University Health System, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Crouse Hospital, and Syracuse VA Medical Center. Lockheed Martin, Carrier, and Welch Allyn are some of the leading private employers.
Lysander is surrounded by some of New York’s most breathtaking public parks. You can visit the Beaver Lake Nature Center for year-round hiking and bicycle trails and see the glacial lake. Van Buren Central Park and Baldwinsville Community Park round out these kinds of offerings. There’s even a dedicated disc golf course!
Nearby Baldwinsville is renowned for its seasonal farmer’s market. Head into Syracuse and you can visit the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Erie Canal Museum, and Everson Museum of Art. Mouth-watering restaurants include Bistro Elephant, Stella’s, and The Clam Bar.
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