Saratoga Springs, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Saratoga Springs, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Saratoga Springs had a population of 29,002 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Saratoga Springs is located at latitude 43.0831 and longitude -73.7846 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saratoga Springs 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.

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

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Saratoga Springs, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Saratoga Springs, NY Housing Affordability Index is 101
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Saratoga Springs, NY Wealth Index is 129
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 29,002
Population in Households 26,823
Population in Familes 18,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,179
Population Density 1,033
Diversity Index1 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $82,109
Average Household Income $111,331
Per Capita Income $48,562
Wealth Index3 129

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,598 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,979 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,839 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $363,587
Housing Affordability Index2 101
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,577
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 6,533
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.94% 0.85%
Households 1.15% 0.9%
Families 1.07% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Saratoga Springs, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saratoga Springs to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 48 96th
Population Density # 678 43rd
Diversity Index # 552 54th
Median Household Income # 392 67th
Per Capita Income # 233 81st

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