Saratoga County NY Information

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Saratoga County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saratoga County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 17 74th
Population Density1 # 19 71st
Diversity Index2 # 42 34th
Median Household Income # 9 87th
Per Capita Income # 7 90th

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Saratoga County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 226,305
Population in Households 222,360
Population in Familes 178,297
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,945
Population Density1 279
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 91,874
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 60,710
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 103,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,124 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,750 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,648 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $274,189
Average Home Value $310,363
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,501
Average Household Income $89,763
Per Capita Income $36,678
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.71% 0.71%
Households 0.94% 0.79%
Families 0.75% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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