Saratoga County NY Information


Saratoga County Subdivisions

Saratoga County NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 228,729
Population in Households 224,824
Population in Familes 180,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,905
Population Density1 282
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 93,020
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 61,649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,818 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,202 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,525 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $269,300
Average Home Value $304,140


Median Household Income $75,201
Average Household Income $89,274
Per Capita Income $36,538
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.85%
Households 1.0% 0.93%
Families 0.9% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 7 90th
Per Capita Income # 7 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.