Demographics

People

Total Population1,432
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+628
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married45.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$32,340
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$40,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,444

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,929
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$443
Median House Value$109,600

Ancestry

German26.3%
Irish19%
Dutch17.2%
English10.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.2%
Polish4.5%
Scottish2.9%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish2.2%
Canadian1.7%
Italian1.5%
Swiss0.6%
Belgian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Greek0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Bulgarian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Saranac Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyIonia County
Standard Zip Codes48881
Phone Area Codes616
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.92
Approximate Longitude-85.2

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)

StationIONIA 2 SSW
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 28 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationGREENVILLE 2 NNE
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationCHARLOTTE
Distance32.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belding5,737$51,417
Clarksville417$60,250
Freeport472$52,857
Ionia11,187$46,446
Lake Odessa2,154$41,488
Lowell4,060$69,932

Saranac Public Libraries

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

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Saranac Public Schools

Saranac Elementary School
250 Pleasant St
ZIP: 48881
(616) 642-1200
Primary
Total Enrollment 535
Saranac Jr/sr High School
150 Pleasant St
ZIP: 48881
(616) 642-1100
High
Total Enrollment 479
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