Saranac Lake Franklin County, New York

Saranac Lake: Village in New York

About

Saranac Lake is a village located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,406 and a population density of 689 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,193 inhabitants.

Saranac Lake Quick Facts

Population : 5,193 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Franklin County
Postal code : 12983
Area : 7.84 km2
Altitude : 1,545 feet / 471 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 14:50:35 (27th May 2022)
Density : 662 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.1% (2010-2020)
Saranac Lake - Lake Flower image
Saranac Lake - Lake Flower
Saranac Lake - Lake Flower image

Geography

Saranac Lake is located at 44°19'46"N 74°7'53"W (44.3295000, -74.1312700).

Saranac Lake map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Saranac Lake decreased by 4.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,406 - census
2011 5,405 -0.02% estimation process
2012 5,389 -0.3% estimation process
2013 5,360 -0.54% estimation process
2014 5,335 -0.47% estimation process
2015 5,305 -0.57% estimation process
2016 5,274 -0.59% estimation process
2017 5,269 -0.09% estimation process
2018 5,242 -0.52% estimation process
2019 5,200 -0.81% estimation process
2020 5,193 -0.13% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 18,302
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,511
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,587
April 1, 2010 Population : 18,516
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.7%
People over 65 (%) : 17.8%
Female persons, % : 44.7%
White only, percent : 90.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 7.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,197
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,931

Saranac Lake zip code is 12983. County name: Franklin, County fips: 36033

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,931
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $97,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,053
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $344
2015-2019 median gross rent : $651
Permits for construction, 2020 : 8
2015-2019 Households : 6,589
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.46
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 49,633
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 324,266
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 190,958
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,286
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,385
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,297
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 391
2019 total employment : 4,163
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 148,759
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 4.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,149
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,365
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 610
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 474
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 48
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,220
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 246
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 960
2010 population per square mile : 27.6
2010 land area in square miles : 670.44

People born in Saranac Lake (27)

People born in Saranac Lake, including US Nordic combined skier Bill Demong, journalist Dylan Ratigan, bobsledder Henry Homburger, .

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Schools in Saranac Lake

College & universities near Saranac Lake, NY

Code Name City ZIP
194028 North Country Community College Saranac Lake (NY) 12983-0089

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Saranac Lake, NY

Code Name Address Type
LPD Lake Placid, New York 1 Mirror Lake Drive BUS
WSP Westport station Hwy 9N and Ledge Hill Rd RAIL
PRK Port Kent station Hwy 373 & Back Rd RAIL
POH Port Henry station 20 Park Place RAIL
PLB Plattsburgh station Bridge and Dock Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Saranac Lake

Post Office Name City ZIP
Saranac Lak Post Office Saranac Lake (NY) 12983

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Malone 14,103 Town in New York, United States
Harrietstown 5,423 Town of the United States
Tupper Lake 3,431 Village in New York, USA
Moira 2,749 Human settlement in Franklin County, New York, United States of America
Bangor 2,249 Town in the state of New York, USA
Westville 1,816 Town in New York, United States
Fort Covington 1,598 Town in Franklin County, New York, United States
Constable 1,576 Town in New York
Burke 1,484 Town in Franklin County, New York, United States
Bombay 1,282 Town in New York, United States
Chateaugay 1,068 Town in New York, United States
Dickinson 798 Town of the United States
Earlville 796 Human settlement in New York, United States of America
Brushton 430 Village in Franklin County, NY
Santa Clara 335 Village in New York

Distance to Other Cities

Saranac Lake distances to largest New York cities