Posts Tagged ‘Syracuse Demographics’

By the Numbers

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Lines are good for business. The crowd for today’s Education Day game surged to over 10,000, according to team officials.

Syracuse Demographics: Week in Review

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Abdul Saboor, a grant coordinator at The Center for New Americans, spoke at Bird Library during an information session earlier this week. Saboor and his family came to Syracuse from Afghanistan.

On October 24, a 120 day ban on refugee admissions expired, and the Trump administration announced Executive Order 4, which included new vetting measures, as well as another 90 day ban on refugees from 11 countries and Palestinians. According to stats provided by Interfaith Works, refugee resettlements in our regions was down nearly 92 percent for the month of October (compared to 2016). The group did a presentation at Syracuse University’s Bird Library about refugee challenges and the impact of the travel ban.

We Raise You A Dollar

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Family Dollar Store (Syracuse, NY)

According to commercial real estate analyst Garrick Brown, in the past five years, it is estimated that about five Dollar General (Dollar Tree) Stores open daily in the US.

The chains are an example of dubious economic development in underserved neighborhoods and areas that are food deserts.

The source for our report comes from the blog Bessette Pitney.

We have been following Brown since he provided us with some great data on urban millennials back in the day.