Saranac, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Saranac, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Saranac had a population of 1,382 as of July 1, 2017. Saranac ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saranac is located at latitude 42.9273 and longitude -85.2095 in Ionia County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Saranac (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Ionia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 646 feet.

The Village of Saranac (GNIS ID: 2399184) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Saranac is located within Township of Boston, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ionia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saranac population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Saranac, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,382
Daytime Population: Workers 355
Daytime Population: Residents 773
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,128
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,380
Population in Familes 1,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,201
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $57,016
Average Household Income $68,534
Per Capita Income $25,342


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 472 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $138,068
Average Home Value $160,085


Total Households 591
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 427
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.59%
Households 0.43% 0.5%
Families 3.23% 0.37%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.82%

Saranac, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saranac to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 368 47th
Population Density # 280 60th
Diversity Index # 581 16th
Median Household Income # 140 80th
Per Capita Income # 260 63rd

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