Saratoga, California

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Population in 2013: 30,907 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 15,047  (48.7%)
Females: 15,860  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95070.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $159,754 (it was $139,895 in 2000)
Saratoga:

$159,754
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $78,186 (it was $65,400 in 2000)

Saratoga city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: over $1,000,000 (it was over $1,000,000 in 2000)
Saratoga:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: over $1,000,000; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $903,902; In 2-unit structures: $655,683; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $686,515; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $613,170

Median gross rent in 2013: $2,089.

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  • Races in Saratoga, CA (2013)

    Saratoga races chart
    • 14,62146.9%White alone
    • 14,35646.1%Asian alone
    • 1,1263.6%Hispanic
    • 8952.9%Two or more races
    • 950.3%Black alone
    • 640.2%Other race alone
    • 250.08%American Indian alone

Races in Saratoga detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Saratoga: 141.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.8%), English (7.1%), Irish (6.3%), Italian (5.5%), United States (1.7%), Swedish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 412 feet

Land area: 12.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,553 people per square mile   (average).

Saratoga,CA real estate house value index trend

Saratoga, California map

For population 25 years and over in Saratoga:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 79.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 45.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saratoga city:

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

11,824 residents are foreign born (17.9% Asia, 4.4% Europe).

This city:

38.1%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Saratoga, California as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Saratoga to the number of sex offenders is 3,835 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 2013: $10,382 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,087 (0.7%)

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: -5,468 (-17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,965 (14.5%)

Area code: 408

Saratoga household income distribution Saratoga home values distribution

Crime rates in Saratoga by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000100010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.03.40.00.00.03.30.03.30.00.0
Rapes 3322322111113
per 100,000 9.99.76.76.710.16.76.73.33.33.33.33.39.7
Robberies 2234223239224
per 100,000 6.66.510.113.56.76.710.06.69.829.36.66.512.9
Assaults 24181481522241012121267
per 100,000 79.058.247.027.050.373.579.833.039.439.139.619.622.7
Burglaries 98838810611516187939792626989
per 100,000 322.4268.3295.3357.5385.5537.9289.4306.5318.2299.8204.8224.9288.1
Thefts 207230206211249345199204156164139155123
per 100,000 681.0743.4691.2711.7834.71,152.7661.9672.2511.7534.3459.1505.2398.1
Auto thefts 71213131319141210913710
per 100,000 23.038.843.643.843.663.546.639.532.829.342.922.832.4
Arson 0133135786922
per 100,000 0.03.210.110.13.410.016.623.126.219.529.76.56.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 82.778.074.476.997.0118.679.967.169.968.459.149.558.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Saratoga detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,760 (+6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (26%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Saratoga: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Saratoga, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Saratoga-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 761% 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 230.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 303.7 miles away from Saratoga center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 231.2 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, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Saratoga topographic map

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 and medical centers in Saratoga:

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

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.

Colleges/Universities in Saratoga:

  • West Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 6,128; 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: 16,729)
  • San Jose City College (about 6 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Santa Clara University (about 8 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 7,640)
  • Mission College (about 9 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 5,625)
  • Foothill College (about 9 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • San Jose State University (about 9 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 23,357)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 15 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,539)

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.374. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.374
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.82
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00223. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00223
U.S.:

0.01468

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

MOUNTAIN SUMMIT MUTUAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
SARATOGA SPRINGS, INC. (Population served: 180, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TWO RIVERS SPORT CAMP (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
ARROWHEAD COOPERATIVE COMPANY (Population served: 100, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
PARK MARINA (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.3%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.0% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.9% for American Indian residents, 2.7% for other race 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

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, California environmental map by EPA

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Saratoga compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
California average:

15.4

Saratoga travel time to work - commute Saratoga mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Saratoga:

(Saratoga, California Neighborhood Map)

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic447,36956
Evangelical Protestant148,599481
Other125,165221
Mainline Protestant44,623132
Orthodox7,72017
Black Protestant2,55220
None1,005,614-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$45,172$90,3442$10,784
Other Government Administration 4$45,378$136,1343$8,663
Streets and Highways 10$78,604$94,3254$19,545
Parks and Recreation 9$56,406$75,2081$4,917
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$93,727$102,2481$2,666
Other and Unallocable 8$59,658$89,4874$10,306
Totals for Government 48$378,945$94,73615$56,881

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

  • Construction - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $6,769,000 ($219.01)
    Central Staff Services: $343,000 ($11.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($3.33)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,259,000 ($105.45)
    Central Staff Services: $3,092,000 ($100.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,748,000 ($88.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,192,000 ($38.57)
    Health Services - Other: $865,000 ($27.99)
    Police Protection: $231,000 ($7.47)
    Parking Facilities: $168,000 ($5.44)
    Fire Protection: $126,000 ($4.08)
    Housing & Community Development: $122,000 ($3.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $595,000 ($19.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $3,061,000 ($99.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $53,000 ($1.71)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($0.97)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($0.58)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.13)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,073,000 ($99.43)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,509,000 ($48.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,140,000 ($36.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $147,000 ($4.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,743,000 ($56.39)
    Interest Earnings: $653,000 ($21.13)
    Special Assessments: $69,000 ($2.23)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,846,000 ($59.73)
    Highways: $1,309,000 ($42.35)
    All Other: $255,000 ($8.25)
    Health & Hospitals: $35,000 ($1.13)
  • Tax - Property: $4,006,000 ($129.61)
    NEC: $2,055,000 ($66.49)
    Total General Sales: $1,067,000 ($34.52)
    Public Utilities: $1,011,000 ($32.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $219,000 ($7.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,100,000 ($488.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,000,000 ($485.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $100,000 ($3.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,441,000 ($176.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

4.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($72,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alameda County, CA  0.54% ($76,962 average AGI)
from San Mateo County, CA  0.46% ($95,955)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.28% ($60,609)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($76,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
California average:

5.12%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,460 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.16%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alameda County, CA  0.68% ($78,628 average AGI)
to San Mateo County, CA  0.50% ($92,061)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.39% ($83,457)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 73m240ftTotal length
  • $709,000Total costs
  • 493,730Total average daily traffic
  • 18,188Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 131990-1999
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

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