Saranac Lake employment information

IndexSaranac LakeNew YorkNational
Income per capita$25,805$32,829$28,555
Median household income$44,097$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,823$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,724$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$31,542$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$29,890$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level14.8%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Saranac Lake is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Saranac Lake is 18% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Saranac Lake is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Saranac Lake is 5% lower than the national average.

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Saranac Lake median earnings by income bracket

Saranac Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.5%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%10.3%
Public administration9.9%5.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%1.3%
Education, health & social services18.3%48.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Placid, NY2,356$46,69313%
Paul Smiths, NY615$0100%
Saranac Lake, NY6,055$44,09718%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Peoria Heights, IL6,056$49,6017%
Pauls Valley, OK6,054$35,18034%
Enola, PA6,053$47,80911%
Hampshire, IL6,053$81,83753%
Byron Center, MI6,057$63,99220%
Saranac Lake, NY6,055$44,09718%
Source: The Saranac Lake, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.