Saranac Lake, NY 12983 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 12983: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Not Acceptable, USPS
Harrietstown, NY 12983
Lake Colby, NY 12983

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 575
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,984
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 382
  • County: Franklin County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.317, Longitude -74.134
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 12983 has segments in 2 Counties (Essex, Franklin).


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Saranac Lake, NY 12983 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,217
Daytime Population: Workers 4,600
Daytime Population: Residents 3,486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,086
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 6,827
Population in Familes 4,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 390
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,966
Average Household Income $66,388
Per Capita Income $31,625

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,770 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,735 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,641 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,394 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $172,900
Average Home Value $225,274
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,376
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 1,664
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.38%
Households -0.52% -0.44%
Families -0.76% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.55%

Saranac Lake, NY 12983 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 12983 to the other 1,745 ZIP Codes in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 622 64th
Population Density # 1147 34th
Diversity Index # 964 45th
Median Household Income # 1087 38th
Per Capita Income # 732 58th

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