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Demographics

People

Total Population1,232
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+500
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,404
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,313

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,607
% Above Poverty Level83.7%
% Below Poverty Level16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.5%
Median Gross Rent$409
Median House Value$101,000

Ancestry

German21.3%
Dutch18.4%
Irish16.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.2%
English8.6%
Polish6%
Scottish2.8%
Canadian2.4%
Swedish2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Italian1.5%
Swiss0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Latvian0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Bulgarian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Romanian0.2%
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Saranac Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ionia 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
Belding5,766$48,920
Clarksville375$58,438
Freeport462$50,417
Ionia11,396$32,907
Lake Odessa2,066$40,365
Lowell3,930$65,867

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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