With 32,000 year-round residents, Manlius, NY is the third largest of Syracuse’s suburbs—and one of the favorites among our REALTORS®. Rated one of CNN’s Best Places to Live, it has more than a dozen neighborhoods full of their own local color.
The history of Manlius dates all the way to the Revolutionary War. Since its modern founding in 1813, it has been maintained as a picturesque and desirable suburb. Featuring three libraries and a variety of parks—including the beloved Swan Park—Manlius is truly unique. Start shopping for homes for sale in Manlius, NY.
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Sitting on exactly 50 square miles, Manlius is home to more than 13,000 households and 9,000 families. About 94% of the population classifies itself as white and nearly 3% Asian. Residents of other backgrounds, including African-American and Pacific Islander, make up less than 1% of the population each. The median age is 41 years—a little older than the statewide figure.
The housing stock includes more than 13,000 units. Prospective buyers will be able to browse a bit over 100 homes at any given time, though seasonal fluctuations can push the availability past 200. The median listing price is over $300,000, but homes are available to suit a range of budgets and tastes. A budget of $150,000 opens up many 2-bed and 3-bed options in the local area. Browse the newest real estate listings in Manlius, NY.
The Fayetteville-Manlius Central School District serves kindergarten through 12th grade students and is based right in Manlius. With a total enrollment of nearly 5,000 students, it covers parts of Pompey and Jamesville as well as most of Manlius itself. The Fayetteville-Manlius CSD has attracted nationwide press for academic and athletic excellence. In 2015, its high school was ranked #79 on Newsweek’s prestigious list of top high schools. The student body exceeds state and national SAT scores by more than 50 points on average.
Not surprisingly, a high proportion of local students graduate from high school and go on to higher learning. Colleges and universities in the area include Cazenovia College, Le Moyne College, and Syracuse University. The nearest SUNY campus is SUNY Oswego Metro Center. Find homes in Manlius by school district.
Manlius has many career opportunities for both rising and established professionals. It’s only a 15-minute commute into Syracuse, boasting one of the strongest economies in New York. The job market has gradually updated from manufacturing to research, healthcare, and services.
Flagship employers include pioneering aerospace firm Lockheed Martin, Wegmans Food Market, and National Grid, which operates nearly 9,000 miles of electrical transmission in the northeast. Other leading employers include Carrier and Loretto. Healthcare is a major area of growth around Manlius. St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Crouse Hospital, and Veterans Health compose nearly 10,000 jobs across the county, many of them based within a quick drive of central Manlius.
Manlius is rich with parks, historical landmarks, and nature preserves. One of the most popular places to enjoy the great outdoors is Pratts Fall Park—a wondrous 137-foot waterfall is the focal point for hiking, picnicking, orienteering, and archery. Manlius also has an active Historical Society as well as many locally-owned boutiques and shops with plenty of charm. You’ll find an art house cinema, chocolate maker, golf courses, pubs, and more.
The world-class amenities of Syracuse are at your doorstep from Manlius. The Museum of Science and Technology, Rosamond Gifford Zoo, and Erie Canal Museum are all close by.
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