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Cranberry Lake, New York - Basic Facts

The Cranberry Lake Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Lawrence County at latitude 44.1809 and longitude -74.8683. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,489 feet.

The formal official name is the Cranberry Lake Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cranberry Lake, New York.

The U5 Census Class Code for Cranberry Lake indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Cranberry Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cranberry Lake: Harewood.

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Cranberry Lake, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 206
Population in Households 205
Population in Familes 158
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (17.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 3.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 (78.7%)
Median Home Value $71,429
Average Home Value $97,297


Median Household Income $42,742
Average Household Income $50,593
Per Capita Income $22,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.7% 0.39%
Households 0.81% 0.45%
Families -0.79% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.9%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cranberry Lake, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cranberry Lake to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1160 3rd
Population Density1 # 1188 0th
Diversity Index2 # 1130 5th
Median Household Income # 993 17th
Per Capita Income # 950 20th

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