Saranac, Michigan Population 2024

1,384

Saranac is a city located in Ionia County Michigan. Saranac has a 2024 population of 1,384. Saranac is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,372 in 2020.

The average household income in Saranac is $73,479 with a poverty rate of 11.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Saranac is 38.7 years, 43.4 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Saranac Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Saranac was:

  • White: 93.27%
  • Two or more races: 4.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,203.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.87% (12)
The current population of Saranac, Michigan is 1,384 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,372.

Saranac, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,81593.27%
Two or more races874.47%
Black or African American180.92%
Native American170.87%
Other race60.31%
Asian30.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Saranac Population by Race

Saranac Population Pyramid 2024

Saranac Median Age

38.7

Total

43.4

Male

32.1

Female

Saranac Adults

There are 1,560 adults, (293 of whom are seniors) in Saranac.

Saranac Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Saranac Sex Ratio

Female1,06954.93%
Male87745.07%

Saranac Population by Age

Saranac Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7862.4869.130.9
Married3943.3192.17.9
Non Family3131.1140.659.4
Female693.3362.337.7
Male106.71000

3.33

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saranac Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade171.43%
9th to 12th Grade574.79%
High School Graduate54746.01%
Some College19116.06%
Associates Degree1129.42%
Bachelors Degree12110.18%
Graduate Degree14412.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Saranac Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saranac Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0771,008254
2+ Races71690
Native American17170
Hispanic12100
Black111111
Other Race660
Asian300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Saranac Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,967$47,429$33,761
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,116$34,700$29,167
Some College$61,786$66,000$31,250
Bachelors Degree$54,250$47,321$71,023
Graduate Degree$34,198$78,500$34,008

$34,967

Average Earnings

$47,429

Average Male

$33,761

Average Female

Saranac Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saranac Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Saranac Language

98.43% of Saranac residents speak only English, while 1.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Saranac Language

Saranac Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,79721812.13%
Hispanic261453.85%
Other66100%

11.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.38%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saranac

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saranac is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saranac is White, with 12.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.73%.

Saranac Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School20.11%
Some College11.55%
Less Than 9th Grade4.05%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Saranac Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed47.06%
Female Employed5.21%
Male Employed2.47%
Female Unemployed0%

Saranac Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saranac Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$71,875$73,479
Families$91,081$87,190
Married Families$91,719$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,016$49,976

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saranac Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Saranac Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Saranac Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Saranac Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saranac Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

133

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam37
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War12
Korea10
World War II10

Saranac Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6451
65 to 7434
75+29
18 to 3411
35 to 548

Saranac Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1339.23%

Saranac Veterans by Race

Saranac Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saranac Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Saranac Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Saranac Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Saranac Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

88.28%

Born in Saranac

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Saranac residents were born in the United States, with 88.28% having been born in Michigan. 0.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Saranac Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,39930.21%
20281,39630.22%
20271,39330.22%
20261,39030.22%
20251,38730.22%
20241,38430.22%
20231,38130.22%
20221,378-3-0.22%
20211,38190.66%
20201,372493.7%
20191,32310.08%
20181,32220.15%
20171,320-1-0.08%
20161,32130.23%
20151,318-5-0.38%
20141,32340.3%
20131,31940.3%
20121,315-1-0.08%
20111,31600%
20101,31600%

Saranac Population by Year