|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Saranac Lake is 4,825. Saranac Lake, New York is the 4,912th largest city in the US.
Parts of Saranac Lake are located within Essex County and Franklin County.
The peak population of Saranac Lake was in 2010, when its population was 5,406. In 2010, Saranac Lake was the 4,429th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,912th largest city in the US. Saranac Lake is currently 10.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Saranac Lake has shrunk 4.4% since the year 2000. Saranac Lake, New York's growth is below average. 71% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Saranac Lake has a population density of 1,945.3 people per square mile.
|4907||Carrizo Springs, Texas||4,833||-14.0%|
|4908||Manitou Springs, Colorado||4,832||-3.2%|
|4910||Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey||4,828||-9.1%|
|4912||Saranac Lake, New York||4,825||-4.4%|
|4917||Penns Grove, New Jersey||4,818||-1.1%|
The total voting age population of Saranac Lake, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,390. The voting age population is 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.3% of the residents of Saranac Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Saranac Lake are 91.9% White, 4.9% Black, 1.7% American Indian, 0.9% Two or more races and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Saranac Lake, 22.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 42.1%. On a per-household basis, 11.8% of families are below the poverty line in Saranac Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.6% of Saranac Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.9% of Saranac Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.8% have a bachelor's degree and 17.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Saranac Lake residents aged 5 and older, 1.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Saranac Lake is 5.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Saranac Lake, 21.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Saranac Lake is $48,718.
In Saranac Lake, 49.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.9% of housing units in Saranac Lake.
Of all the housing units in Saranac Lake, 64.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Saranac Lake, 3.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Saranac Lake is $724.
In Saranac Lake, 78.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.