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Population in 2012: 1,327 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.1%
 

Males: 621  (46.9%)
Females: 706  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  37.2 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48881.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,407 (it was $31,350 in 2000)
Saranac:

$40,407
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,345

Saranac village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,557 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Saranac:

$94,557
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,198; Detached houses: $121,109; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,787; In 2-unit structures: $101,505; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,729; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,729; Mobile homes: $48,493

Median gross rent in 2012: $380.

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  • White alone - 1,266 (95.5%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Saranac: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Irish (17.2%), English (10.6%), Polish (6.5%), United States (6.0%), Dutch (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 644 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,143 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Saranac:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saranac village:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

24 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.5%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Saranac, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Saranac to the number of sex offenders is 190 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,916 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,071 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Grand Rapids, MI (22.7 miles , pop. 197,800).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (113.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (146.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clarksville, MI (2.5 miles ), Lowell, MI (2.6 miles ), Ionia, MI (2.9 miles ), Lake Odessa, MI (3.3 miles ), Belding, MI (3.4 miles ), Freeport, MI (3.5 miles ), Lyons, MI (3.7 miles ), Forest Hills, MI (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 42.93 N, Longitude: 85.21 W

Area code: 616

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -156 (-10.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Saranac-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.9 miles away from the Saranac village center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saranac-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ionia County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Saranac:

  • LAURELS OF KENT (THE) (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LOWELL, MI)
  • DAVITA - IONIA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; IONIA, MI)
  • IONIA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; IONIA, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Saranac, MI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saranac:

  • Davenport University (about 17 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,488)
  • Calvin College (about 20 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 3,895)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 24 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 7,546)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 35 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 19,392)
  • Lansing Community College (about 36 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 7,815)
  • Michigan State University (about 40 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,413)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 42 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 2,053)

Public high schools in Saranac:

Public elementary/middle schools in Saranac:

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Library in Saranac:

  • SARANAC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $430,470; Location: 61 BRIDGE STREET; 27,954 books; 1,633 audio materials; 1,394 video materials; 172 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Saranac: Saranac Station (A), Saranac Community Fire Department (B), Saranac Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Saranac include: Saranac Community Church (A), Galilee Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saranac Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lake Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Saranac include: Saranac Historical Marker (1), Scheid Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Forest Hills Family Nudist Club (Recreation Areas; 9655 Riverside Drive).

 
Ionia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.7. This is about average.
City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.277. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.277
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.912. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.912
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.44
U.S.:

9.59
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 14.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.3
U.S.:

11.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Saranac and their reported violations in the past:

MR P'S PIT STOP (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-07-2002), St Unresolved (SEP-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-09-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2002), St Unresolved (SEP-30-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-01-2000), St Unresolved (SEP-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
ST ANTHONY'S CHURCH (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-01-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2002), St Unresolved (SEP-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MORRISON LAKE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SARANAC SOFT SERVE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE FUNERAL HOME (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-06-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2002), St Unresolved (MAR-31-2002), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
HERBRUCK'S POULTRY RANCH (CHICKERY) (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Saranac that have no violations reported:

  • MIRAGE INN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HERBRUCK'S POULTRY RANCH (HENNERY-PROCESSING) (Population served: 46, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 39.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 70.0% for other race residents, 75.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.2%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Saranac, MI


5 people in other group homes in 2000

Saranac compared to Michigan state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Saranac (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Saranac Branch at 29 Church Street, branch established on 2005/05/02. Info updated 2010/10/20: Bank assets: $2,304.7 mil, Deposits: $2,092.2 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 107 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Saranac travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Saranac village (based on Ionia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.81%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Reformed Church in North America
Adherents62.9%8.4%4.1%3.3%2.5%
Congregations12.7%17.5%4.8%7.9%3.2%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.6%1.3%11.1%
Congregations4.8%6.3%1.6%4.8%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Ionia County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Ionia County:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Ionia County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ionia County:

17.6%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,565$42,7800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$457
Streets and Highways 1$4,411$52,9320$0
Sewerage 1$3,193$38,3160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,742$32,9040$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$13,845$33,2281$815
Water Supply 1$3,193$38,3160$0
Totals for Government 10$30,949$37,1399$1,272

Saranac government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $198,000 ($149.21)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($104.75)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $410,000 ($308.97)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($134.14)
    Water Utilities: $119,000 ($89.68)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($74.60)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($30.14)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($27.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($26.38)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($24.87)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($15.83)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($14.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($6.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($40.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $157,000 ($118.31)
    Housing & Community Development: $39,000 ($29.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $143,000 ($107.76)

Saranac government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $441,000 ($332.33)
    Sewerage: $117,000 ($88.17)
    All Other: $9,000 ($6.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $495,000 ($373.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000 ($21.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,000 ($45.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $31,000 ($23.36)
    Property Sale Other: $17,000 ($12.81)
    Rents: $16,000 ($12.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $133,000 ($100.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $178,000 ($134.14)
    Highways: $95,000 ($71.59)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $236,000 ($177.84)

Saranac government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $907,000 ($683.50)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $818,000 ($616.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $89,000 ($67.07)

Saranac government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $598,000 ($450.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,474,000 ($1110.78)

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Michigan average:

5.24%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, MI  1.63% ($30,790 average AGI)
from Montcalm County, MI  0.89% ($26,582)
from Ingham County, MI  0.47% ($38,097)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, MI  1.71% ($31,663 average AGI)
to Montcalm County, MI  0.98% ($26,953)
to Eaton County, MI  0.47% ($31,505)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saranac:

  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMJH (810 AM; daytime; 4 kW; ROCKFORD, MI)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saranac:

  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WLHT-FM (95.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBLU-FM (88.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: BLUE LAKE FINE ARTS CAMP)
  • WFGR (98.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WAYG (89.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Saranac:

  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOHO-CA (Channel 33; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W19BA (Channel 19; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,109
Total average daily truck traffic: 831
Total future (year 2023) average daily traffic: 15,170

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Saranac)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 42.929444 Lon: -85.213056, Call Sign: WPTP968
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.965 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 11/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Dennis G Bowen
    Registrant: Chrouch Communications, Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Road, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008, Email:
  • 250 S Pleasant Street (Lat: 42.925139 Lon: -85.203750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPTZ829
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2002, Expiration Date: 07/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2002, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Chrouch Communications Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Rd, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008, Email:
  • Lat: 42.914944 Lon: -85.172694, Call Sign: WPYV212
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2003, Expiration Date: 11/04/2013, Certifier: Rick Riccardi
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 1300 N. Seventeenth Street, 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (202) 828-5700, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:
  • Lat: 42.925139 Lon: -85.203750, Call Sign: WPZN865
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.887 MHz, 452.337 MHz, 456.887 MHz, 463.212 MHz, 464.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2004, Expiration Date: 02/10/2014, Certifier: Tim Jurmo
    Registrant: Chrouch Communications Inc, 7860 Morrison Lake Road, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SARANAC, 1532 Johnson Rd (Lat: 42.965278 Lon: -85.174444), Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WPOT287
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/1999, Expiration Date: 04/06/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2006
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place (Mc: Ga3b1reg), Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4271, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • Saranac, Lat: 42.964917 Lon: -85.204167, Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQMG628
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 08/03/2020, Certifier: Larry J Vander Veen
    Registrant: Freedomnet Solutions, 400 76th St. Suite 15, Byron Center, MI 49315, Phone: (616) 459-2000, Email:
  • SARANAC, 4.2 Miles Se Of (Lat: 42.885583 Lon: -85.153333), Overall height: 102.7 m, Call Sign: KQK33, Licensee ID: L00006462
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 6152.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/1986, Expiration Date: 03/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/28/1999
    Registrant: Michigan Bell Telephone Company, Ohio Bell 65 Erieview Plaza, Cleveland, OH 44114
  • SARANAC, 4.2 Miles Se Of (Lat: 42.885583 Lon: -85.153333), Overall height: 102.7 m, Call Sign: WHR264
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3890.00 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/26/1998
    Registrant: At&t Communications Of Michigan Inc, 1200 Peachtree Ne Floc Prii 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Saranac)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2097Y , Serial Number: 17249597, Year manufactured: 1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Facility Flyers LLC, 6422 Portland Rd, Saranac, MI 48881
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC SR 5XP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503ULDCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2492L , Serial Number: 99-2358-SR5XP, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin G Sheppard, 202 Division St, Saranac, MI 48881
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 208 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28TY , Serial Number: 138178, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Roger R Jr Babb, 78 Morrison Lake Gardens, Saranac, MI 48881
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-D4A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 430MM , Serial Number: 24-4525, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Sch I Enterprise LLC, 6757 Paradise Park, Saranac, MI 48881
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/05/1990



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$60,1601$45,1204$128,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$125,655
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$101,190
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$79,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0313.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Saranac


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Saranac, MI

Most common first names in Saranac, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2168.1 years
Charles1967.2 years
Harold1578.9 years
Helen1480.4 years
George1478.8 years
James1470.7 years
Howard1377.1 years
John1374.9 years
Donald1368.2 years
William1274.9 years
Most common last names in Saranac, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2069.6 years
Miller2073.8 years
Cahoon1275.8 years
Weeks774.0 years
Hunter779.0 years
Clark777.7 years
Thompson777.2 years
Dean671.2 years
Bowen681.3 years
Taylor676.2 years
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  • Mark A. Williams (2)
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