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People

Total Population 1,312
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 464
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,100
% Above Poverty Level 84.8%
% Below Poverty Level 15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42%
Median Gross Rent $374
Median House Value $96,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 14.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Saranac Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of Detroit, Michigan
County Ionia
Standard Zip Codes 48881
Phone Area Codes 616
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.929
Longitude -85.213

Saranac Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station IONIA 2 SSW
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Station GREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station CHARLOTTE
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belding 5,771 $48,654
Clarksville 402 $54,250
Freeport 512 $53,000
Ionia 11,384 $32,470
Lake Odessa 1,746 $42,400
Lowell 3,859 $59,702

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Saranac Public Libraries

Library
Saranac Public Library
61 BRIDGE STREET
Saranac, Michigan
(616) 642-9146

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Saranac High Schools

SARANAC HIGH SCHOOL
150 PLEASANT STREET
616-642-1100
Serves 370 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

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