Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake is a four-season vacation destination and a close-knit community with a remarkable history.

Welcome to Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake is a four-season vacation destination and close-knit community with a remarkable history, outdoor recreation, arts offerings, and fine hotels and restaurants. Saranac Lake offers some of the best hiking, birding, cross-country skiing, cycling, snowshoeing, canoeing, and ice fishing in the Adirondacks. 9 miles from Lake Placid, Saranac Lake can be reached in 5 hours by car from New York City or Boston. The region is served by daily flights to the Adirondack Regional Airport (7 miles) and Plattsburgh International Airport (50 miles), and trains arriving in Saratoga Springs, Albany and Westport.

Overview for Saranac Lake, NY

7,135 people live in Saranac Lake, where the median age is 44.9 and the average individual income is $37,305. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,135

Total Population

44.9 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,305

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for Saranac Lake, NY

Saranac Lake has 3,320 households, with an average household size of 2.06. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Saranac Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,135 people call Saranac Lake home. The population density is 61.63 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,135

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.9

Median Age

54.02 / 45.98%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,320

Total Households

2.06

Average Household Size

$37,305

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Saranac Lake, NY

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Saranac Lake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Petrova Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Bloomingdale School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Saranac Lake Senior High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Saranac Lake Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5

Around Saranac Lake, NY

There's plenty to do around Saranac Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

10
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Our Plates, Nori's, Good Food Naturally, and ADK Cavu Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.56 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.63 miles 28 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.08 miles 35 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.94 miles 106 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.48 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.54 miles 131 reviews 4.6/5 stars

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