Saranac, New York Population 2024

3,789

Saranac is a city located in Clinton County and Franklin County New York. Saranac has a 2024 population of 3,789. Saranac is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -1.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,850 in 2020.

The average household income in Saranac is $87,982 with a poverty rate of 12.95%. The median age in Saranac is 42.5 years: 42.6 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Saranac Demographics

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

  • White: 95.98%
  • Other race: 3.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
114.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
33.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.58% (-61)
The current population of Saranac, New York is 3,789 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,850.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,70595.98%
Other race1223.16%
Two or more races190.49%
Native American140.36%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Saranac Population by Race

Saranac Population Pyramid 2024

Saranac Median Age

42.5

Total

42.6

Male

42.2

Female

Saranac Adults

There are 2,925 adults, (714 of whom are seniors) in Saranac.

Saranac Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Saranac Sex Ratio

Female1,84247.72%
Male2,01852.28%

Saranac Population by Age

Saranac Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4812.6189.310.7
Married83131000
Non Family4461.3974.925.1
Male1043.731000
Female1003.615446

2.91

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

89.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Saranac Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1856.8%
Associates Degree29110.7%
Bachelors Degree35312.98%
Graduate Degree32712.02%
High School Graduate1,10140.48%
Less Than 9th Grade281.03%
Some College43515.99%

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
White2,6182,405618
Other Race646462
Hispanic21210
2+ Races19190
Native American14140

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 96.88%.

Saranac Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$65,238$86,125$48,631
Graduate Degree$67,188$88,617$63,750
High School Graduate$41,708$51,773$10,662
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$43,963$65,966$38,733
Some College$37,054$52,798$34,978

$43,963

Average Earnings

$65,966

Average Male

$38,733

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

100% of Saranac residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Saranac Language

Saranac Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,68849613.45%
Multiple19315.79%

12.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.59%

Male Poverty Rate

15.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saranac

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saranac is Multiple, with 15.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saranac is White, with 13.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.83%.

Saranac Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School23.43%
Some College2.07%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Saranac Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed13.13%
Male Employed3.62%

Saranac Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saranac Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$95,216$100,890
Households$81,887$87,982
Married Families$109,766$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,094$52,097

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Saranac Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

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 45-54.

Saranac Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Saranac Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

342

Number of Veterans

342

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam172
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War28
Korea16
World War II0

Saranac Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+123
55 to 6489
35 to 5465
65 to 7465
18 to 340

Saranac Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White34012.02%
Other Race23.13%
Hispanic29.52%

Saranac Veterans by Race

Saranac Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saranac Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

1.2%

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

85.26%

Born in Saranac

98.99%

Native Born

1.01%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.99% of Saranac residents were born in the United States, with 85.26% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Saranac Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,679-22-0.59%
20283,701-22-0.59%
20273,723-22-0.59%
20263,745-22-0.58%
20253,767-22-0.58%
20243,789-22-0.58%
20233,811-22-0.57%
20223,833-22-0.57%
20213,85550.13%
20203,850-80-2.04%
20193,930-2-0.05%
20183,932-11-0.28%
20173,943-3-0.08%
20163,946-13-0.33%
20153,959-28-0.7%
20143,987-11-0.28%
20133,998-13-0.32%
20124,011-10-0.25%
20114,02150.12%
20104,01600%

Saranac Population by Year