The Village of Saranac Lake had a population of 5,182 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,965|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,576|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||5,541|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.07|
|Population in Households||4,879|
|Population in Familes||3,066|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||303|
|Median Household Income||$47,958|
|Average Household Income||$62,346|
|Per Capita Income||$29,540|
|Total Housing Units||3,052 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,138 (37.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,370 (44.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||543 (17.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$168,861|
|Average Home Value||$212,829|
|Average Household Size||1.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.55%|
|Per Capita Income||1.4%|
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, 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.
|Total Population||# 340||72nd|
|Population Density||# 443||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 660||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 915||24th|
|Per Capita Income||# 673||44th|
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