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Population in 2012: 30,677 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 

Males: 15,159  (49.4%)
Females: 15,518  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  47.8 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 95070.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $158,615 (it was $139,895 in 2000)
Saratoga:

$158,615
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $73,435

Saratoga city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: over $966,495 (it was over $1,000,000 in 2000)
Saratoga:

over $966,495
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,574,100; Detached houses: $1,631,894; Townhouses or other attached units: $855,185; In 2-unit structures: $976,744; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $611,017; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $675,599

Median gross rent in 2012: $2,001.

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  • White alone - 14,473 (48.1%)
  • Asian alone - 13,606 (45.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1,008 (3.4%)
  • Hispanic - 914 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 43 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Saratoga: 150.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (8.9%), German (8.7%), Irish (6.6%), Italian (5.4%), Russian (1.8%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 412 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,534 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Saratoga:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saratoga city:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 4.0%

11,226 residents are foreign born (18.5% Asia, 4.2% Europe).

This city:  37.3%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Saratoga, California as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Saratoga to the number of sex offenders is 4,382 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,546 (0.5%)

Saratoga satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cupertino, CA (3.4 miles , pop. 50,546).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (8.4 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (300.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Monte Sereno, CA (1.7 miles ), Cupertino, CA (1.8 miles ), Campbell, CA (1.9 miles ), Los Gatos, CA (2.0 miles ), Cambrian Park, CA (2.3 miles ), Fruitdale, CA (2.3 miles ), Santa Clara, CA (2.5 miles ), Buena Vista, CA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 69 buildings, average cost: $432,000
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $509,300
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $581,500
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $489,600
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $527,900
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $649,300
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $435,900
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $763,200
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $1,214,800
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,230,800
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $1,109,000
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $1,205,200
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $1,115,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $737,000
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $787,600
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $817,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.27 N, Longitude: 122.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,162 (-17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,737 (14.1%)

Area code: 408

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Crime rates in Saratoga by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1000010001010
per 100,000 3.30.00.00.00.03.40.00.00.03.30.03.30.0
Rapes 5332232211111
per 100,000 16.49.99.76.76.710.16.76.73.33.33.33.33.3
Robberies 4223422323922
per 100,000 13.16.66.510.113.56.76.710.06.69.829.36.66.5
Assaults 322418148152224101212126
per 100,000 105.179.058.247.027.050.373.579.833.039.439.139.619.6
Burglaries 83988388106115161879397926269
per 100,000 272.6322.4268.3295.3357.5385.5537.9289.4306.5318.2299.8204.8224.9
Thefts 198207230206211249345199204156164139155
per 100,000 650.2681.0743.4691.2711.7834.71152.7661.9672.2511.7534.3459.1505.2
Auto thefts 17712131313191412109137
per 100,000 55.823.038.843.643.843.663.546.639.532.829.342.922.8
Arson 0013313578692
per 100,000 0.00.03.210.110.13.410.016.623.126.219.529.76.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 100.882.778.174.576.997.0118.780.067.169.968.459.249.5

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Crime rate in Saratoga detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

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Saratoga, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,760 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Engineers (11%)
  • Top executives (11%)
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Computer specialists (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Saratoga-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 1766% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from Saratoga center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 17.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 34.4 miles away from Saratoga center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Clara County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: David Warshofsky - Actor, Vienna Teng - Singer, Mekenna Melvin - Actress, Brett Rodriguez - Major League Soccer player (San Jose, born: Apr 8, 1983), Ed Solomon - Film producer, Lance Guest - Actor, Zaza Harvey - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Saratoga:

  • CORINTHIAN CARE CENTER (Hospital, 18460 ALLENDALE AVENUE)
  • TUPAZ HOME #12 (Hospital, 18241 VANDERBILT DRIVE)
  • ODD FELLOWS HOME OF CA INFIRMARY (Nursing Home, 14500 FRUITVALE AVE)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA VILLA (Nursing Home, 20400 SARATOGA-LOS GATOS RD)
  • SARATOGA PLACE SNF (Nursing Home, 18611 SOUSA LANE)
  • SARATOGA RETIREMENT COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 14500 FRUITVALE AVENUE)
  • SUBACUTE/SARATOGA (Nursing Home, 13425 SOUSA LANE)

Political contributions by individuals in Saratoga, CA

Amtrak stations near Saratoga:

  • 8 miles: SAN JOSE (65 CAHILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: SANTA CLARA-GREAT AMERICA (SANTA CLARA, FOOT OF STARS & STRIPES DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.
  • 20 miles: FREEMONT-MISSION SAN JOSE (FREMONT, MISSION BLVD. & I-680) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.saratoga.ca.us

Colleges/Universities in Saratoga:

  • West Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 3,930; Location: 14000 Fruitvale Ave; Public; Website: www.westvalley.edu)
  • West Valley Mission Community College District Office (Location: 14000 Fruitvale Ave; Public)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Saratoga:

  • De Anza College (about 4 miles; Cupertino, CA; Full-time enrollment: 11,139)
  • San Jose City College (about 6 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 2,992)
  • Santa Clara University (about 8 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 6,769)
  • Mission College (about 9 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 2,635)
  • Foothill College (about 9 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • San Jose State University (about 9 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 21,893)
  • Stanford University (about 14 miles; Stanford, CA; FT enrollment: 14,562)

Public high schools in Saratoga:

Public elementary/middle schools in Saratoga:

Private elementary/middle schools in Saratoga:

  • ST ANDREWS SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 13601 SARATOGA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 286; Location: 13718 SARATOGA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PRIMARY PLUS (Students: 260; Location: 18720 BUCKNALL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Saratoga: Villa Montalvo Arboretum (A), Hakone Gardens (B), Neale's Hollow Spring Center (C), Saratoga Golf And Country Cub (D), Villa Montalvo (E), Santa Clara County Fire Department Saratoga Fire Station (F), Saratoga Community Branch Santa Clara County Free Library (G), Saratoga City Hall (H), Santa Clara County Fire Department West Valley Fire Station (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Quito Village Shopping Center (1), Saratoga Village Shopping Center (2), Plaza del Roble Shopping Center (3), Blue Hills Shopping Center (4), Azule Crossing Shopping Center (5), Argonaut Place Shopping Center (6), Saratoga Center Shopping Center (7), Saratoga Oaks Shopping Center (8), Saratoga Village Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Saratoga include: Westhope Presbyterian Church (A), Saratoga Federated Church (B), Sacred Heart Church of Saratoga (C), Saint Andrew's Epsicopal Church (D), Congregation Beth David (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Sobey Creek (A), Vasona Creek (B), Prospect Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Saratoga include: Brookglen Park (1), Congress Springs Park (2), El Quito Park (3), Heritage Orchard (4), Kevin Moran Park (5), Deer Park (6), Wildwood Park (7), Azule Park (8), Gardiner Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bay Area Amusements LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; Po Box 2621), Aarman Inc (Tours & Charters; 12280 Saratoga Sunnyvale R).

 
Santa Clara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00402
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.398. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.398
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.63
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.36
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.489
U.S.:

2.433

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

SARATOGA SPRINGS, INC. (Population served: 150, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TWO RIVERS SOCCER CAMP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2001)
ARROWHEAD COOPERATIVE COMPANY (Population served: 100, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
MOUNTAIN SUMMIT MUTUAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MT ADAMS INN (Serves WA, Population served: 22, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.4%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for other race residents, 0.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Saratoga, CA

People in group quarters in Saratoga in 2010:

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Saratoga in 2000:

  • 208 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Saratoga compared to California state average:

Saratoga, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Saratoga (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Saratoga Branch at 12200 Saratoga-Sunnyvale Rd, branch established on 2008/10/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Comerica Bank: Saratoga Branch at 13000 Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd, branch established on 1978/11/08. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Saratoga Branch at 14428 Big Basin Way, branch established on 1965/12/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union Bank, National Association: Saratoga Branch at 12988 Saratoga Sunnyvale Rd, Ste A, branch established on 2011/09/26. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Saratoga Branch at 18860 Cox Avenue, branch established on 1959/05/25. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of America, National Association: Saratoga Branch at 14476 Big Basin Way, branch established on 1936/09/11. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: Saratoga Branch at 12948 Saratoga Sunnyvale Road, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Saratoga Branch at 14411 Big Basin Way, branch established on 1957/10/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Saratoga travel time to work - commute


Saratoga mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Saratoga city (based on Santa Clara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.25%
Here43.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents66.4%7.4%2.8%2.6%2.3%
Congregations8.0%2.5%8.0%1.5%7.9%
NameUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.7%1.4%11.6%
Congregations4.4%0.7%7.9%3.9%55.3%
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: 345
Santa Clara County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
Santa Clara County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 239
Santa Clara County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,488
Here:

8.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Clara County:

19.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

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 6$42,143$84,2864$9,053
Other Government Administration 4$38,625$115,8750$0
Police - Other 1$9,219$110,6280$0
Streets and Highways 13$75,442$69,6393$12,403
Parks and Recreation 15$77,933$62,3465$9,748
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$48,022$82,3230$0
Other and Unallocable 9$52,317$69,7560$0
Totals for Government 55$343,701$74,98912$31,204

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

  • Construction - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $6,769,000 ($220.65)
    Central Staff Services: $343,000 ($11.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($3.36)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,259,000 ($106.24)
    Central Staff Services: $3,092,000 ($100.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,748,000 ($89.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,192,000 ($38.86)
    Health Services - Other: $865,000 ($28.20)
    Police Protection: $231,000 ($7.53)
    Parking Facilities: $168,000 ($5.48)
    Fire Protection: $126,000 ($4.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $122,000 ($3.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $595,000 ($19.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $3,061,000 ($99.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $53,000 ($1.73)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($0.98)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($0.59)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.13)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,073,000 ($100.17)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,509,000 ($49.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,140,000 ($37.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $147,000 ($4.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,743,000 ($56.82)
    Interest Earnings: $653,000 ($21.29)
    Special Assessments: $69,000 ($2.25)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,846,000 ($60.18)
    Highways: $1,309,000 ($42.67)
    All Other: $255,000 ($8.31)
    Health & Hospitals: $35,000 ($1.14)
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000 ($130.59)
    NEC: $2,055,000 ($66.99)
    Total General Sales: $1,067,000 ($34.78)
    Public Utilities: $1,011,000 ($32.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $219,000 ($7.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,100,000 ($492.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,000,000 ($488.97)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $100,000 ($3.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,441,000 ($177.36)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($70,257 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
California average:

5.75%

0.40% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,896 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.40%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  0.66% ($73,219 average AGI)
from San Mateo County, CA  0.64% ($108,860)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.27% ($55,906)


6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($81,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

6.27%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,530 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.19%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  0.64% ($84,443 average AGI)
to San Mateo County, CA  0.51% ($105,470)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.37% ($102,801)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saratoga:

  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KZSF (1370 AM; 5 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CARLOS A. DUHARTE)
  • KLIV (1590 AM; 5 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVVN (1430 AM; 3 kW; SANTA CLARA, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saratoga:

  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFFG (97.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC.)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Saratoga:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KAXT-CA (Channel 22; SANTA CLARA-SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: LINDA K. TRUMBLY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Saratoga fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 58 meters (190ft)
Total costs: $709,000
Total average daily traffic: 383,230
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,083

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 4
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 11
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Saratoga, CA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$413,910180$809,0431,792$515,91942$448,6031$220,00028$491,018
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$730,26028$716,818217$489,3606$287,4200$04$336,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$248,79031$815,135283$692,09312$271,5660$012$548,345
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$030$712,223195$599,55912$271,3530$05$445,354
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$644,08365$590,0021$275,0400$01$280,670

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5073.01 , 5073.02, 5074.01, 5074.02, 5075.00, 5076.00, 5079.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$375,3100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$461,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5073.01 , 5073.02, 5074.01, 5074.02, 5075.00, 5076.00, 5079.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 34
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Saratoga


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Saratoga, CA

Most common first names in Saratoga, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17783.0 years
John17677.7 years
William15478.2 years
Robert10874.6 years
James9974.2 years
Margaret9182.8 years
George9077.3 years
Ruth9081.3 years
Helen8881.3 years
Dorothy8780.6 years
Most common last names in Saratoga, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6078.5 years
Miller3682.3 years
Brown3579.3 years
Anderson3580.3 years
Johnson3280.6 years
Jones2881.2 years
Nelson2581.2 years
Lee2280.6 years
Martin2177.1 years
Williams2075.3 years
Businesses in Saratoga, CA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Safeway1
Ethan Allen1Starbucks3
FedEx4UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets4Vons1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Quiznos1
Browse common businesses in Saratoga, CA


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