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Skaneateles is a village in Onondaga County, in the Syracuse metro area.
The community name derives from Iroquoian for "long lake."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Skaneateles. For links to other places called Skaneateles, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Skaneateles is 42.946N. The longitude is -76.429W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,596.
Summer vacation getaway for former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Skaneateles demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Onondaga 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 13152 ZIP code.
15% of Skaneateles residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Skaneateles ancestry & family history guide.
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Recommendations: Fine dining at The Krebs
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Skaneateles was $29,170, compared with $21,587 nationally.
60% of Skaneateles residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Skaneateles include Skaneateles Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Skaneateles, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $457. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,317.
Onondaga County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Skaneateles political report.
The average commute time for Skaneateles workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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