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Phoenix is a village in Oswego County, in the Syracuse metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for the fabled bird that rose from its ashes; another, far less lyrical, says it was named for Daniel Phoenix, landholder

The latitude of Phoenix is 43.231N. The longitude is -76.301W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,211.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,199
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Phoenix demographic reports
Phoenix is on the Oswego River
Former and merged names include:
· Three River Rifts
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Historic sites and museums: Bridge House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Phoenix demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oswego County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Syracuse area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13135 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Phoenix residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Phoenix ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Phoenix was $16,434, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Phoenix residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Phoenix, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.


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Libraries in Phoenix include Phoenix Public Library ... View libraries

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Oswego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Phoenix political report.

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The average commute time for Phoenix workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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