The Village of Saranac Lake had a population of 5,183 as of July 1, 2018.
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, 2018.
|Population in Households||4,884|
|Population in Familes||3,105|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||299|
|Median Household Income||$47,851|
|Average Household Income||$63,335|
|Per Capita Income||$30,047|
|Total Housing Units||3,036 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,189 (39.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,320 (43.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||526 (17.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,718|
|Average Home Value||$219,895|
|Average Household Size||1.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.57%|
|Per Capita Income||2.17%|
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, 2018 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||# 338||72nd|
|Population Density||# 441||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 679||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 955||20th|
|Per Capita Income||# 694||42nd|
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