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Saratoga Springs, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Saratoga Springs had a population of 27,996 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Saratoga Springs is located at latitude 43.0678 and longitude -73.7776 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saratoga Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles. Saratoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 305 feet.

The City of Saratoga Springs (GNIS ID: 979462) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saratoga Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Saratoga Springs: Chi-co-pee, Salatogi.

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Saratoga Springs, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,996
Population in Households 25,514
Population in Familes 17,657
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,482
Population Density1 998
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 12,080
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 6,236
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,973 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,659 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,421 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,893 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $303,279
Average Home Value $372,311


Median Household Income $62,868
Average Household Income $89,619
Per Capita Income $39,379
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.81%
Households 1.06% 0.98%
Families 0.83% 0.84%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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 Springs, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saratoga Springs to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 52 96th
Population Density1 # 710 41st
Diversity Index2 # 550 54th
Median Household Income # 513 57th
Per Capita Income # 336 72nd

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