The Village of Saranac Lake had a population of 5,297 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Saranac Lake is located at latitude 44.3246 and longitude -74.1304 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Saranac Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,545 feet.
The Village of Saranac Lake (GNIS ID: 2391117) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saranac Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,983|
|Population in Familes||3,139|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||314|
|Average Household Size||1.93|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,067 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,168 (38.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,411 (46.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||489 (15.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$171,523|
|Average Home Value||$222,536|
|Median Household Income||$45,572|
|Average Household Income||$60,017|
|Per Capita Income||$28,555|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.11%|
|Per Capita Income||1.81%|
The table below compares Saranac Lake to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 336||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 437||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 638||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 942||21st|
|Per Capita Income||# 669||44th|
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