Saranac Lake employment information

IndexSaranac LakeNew YorkNational
Income per capita$26,002$34,212$29,829
Median household income$43,014$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,518$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,911$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$30,643$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$26,789$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level20.0%15.5%15.1%
The Saranac Lake, NY employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Saranac Lake is $26,002, which is 24% lower than than the New York average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $43,014, which is 29% lower than than the New York average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Saranac Lake is 4%, which is 10% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Saranac Lake is 20% which is 33% higher than than the national average.

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$28,673$43,014$86,028
City
$40,489$60,741$121,482
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Saranac Lake is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Saranac Lake is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Saranac Lake is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Saranac Lake is 33% higher than the national average.

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Saranac Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.5%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services18.2%15.4%
Public administration7.5%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%2.8%
Education, health & social services18.4%46.0%
Other40.2%26.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Placid, NY2,639$49,89810%
Paul Smiths, NY658$0100%
Saranac Lake, NY5,569$43,01422%

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Breckenridge, TX5,573$40,33127%
Emporia, VA5,565$27,16951%
Saranac Lake, NY5,569$43,01422%
Source: The Saranac Lake, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).