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Population in 2012: 252 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 

Males: 125  (49.7%)
Females: 127  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 47382, 47394.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,063 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Saratoga:

$23,063
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,827

Saratoga town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,049 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Saratoga:

$44,049
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $53,979; Detached houses: $53,979

Median gross rent in 2012: $559.

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  • White alone - 248 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Saratoga: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Welsh (31.9%), German (28.3%), English (15.9%), Irish (6.2%), Italian (5.3%), Norwegian (5.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 955 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Saratoga:

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saratoga town:

  • Never married: 36.7%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.6%
Indiana:  4.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $393 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (0.9%)

Saratoga satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (25.1 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (59.2 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (181.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winchester, IN (2.3 miles ), Union City, IN (2.4 miles ), Union City, OH (2.6 miles ), Ridgeville, IN (2.6 miles ), Salamonia, IN (3.2 miles) , Farmland, IN (3.4 miles ), Lynn, IN (3.6 miles ), Portland, IN (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 84.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (64%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (25%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Saratoga-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Saratoga town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saratoga-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from Saratoga center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Saratoga:

  • JAY-RANDOLPH DEVELOP SERVICES (Hospital, about 1 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERV (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • RAI WINCHESTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saratoga:

  • Ball State University (about 27 miles; Muncie, IN; Full-time enrollment: 17,693)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 27 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Taylor University (about 35 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Anderson University (about 41 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,026)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 45 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 51 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,009)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 52 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 15,487)

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Notable location: Ward Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.1. This is about average.
City:

37.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

SARATOGA CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-06-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SARATOGA LIONS CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-28-2003 to AUG-26-2003)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.6%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Saratoga, IN

Saratoga compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Saratoga town (based on Randolph County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.78%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Catholic ChurchFriends (Quakers)Church of the Nazarene
Adherents16.8%13.1%10.5%10.1%9.6%
Congregations23.1%3.8%2.6%21.8%9.0%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodMidwest Congregational Christian FellowshipEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents8.4%8.1%6.8%4.8%11.6%
Congregations5.1%2.6%12.8%2.6%16.7%
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: 5
Randolph County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Randolph County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

10.86 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.6%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Randolph County:

9.1%
State:

14.3%

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 0$0 1$289
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$421
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$1,647
Firefighters 0$0 20$425
Totals for Government 0$0 26$2,782

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $132,000 ($523.81)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($43.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $76,000 ($301.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($67.46)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $10,000 ($39.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($47.62)
    Highways: $2,000 ($7.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($222.22)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($23.81)
    Rents: $2,000 ($7.94)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($3.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($47.62)
    Highways: $8,000 ($31.75)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $73,000 ($289.68)
    Property: $46,000 ($182.54)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($3.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $185,000 ($734.13)

5.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Indiana average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Delaware County, IN  1.26% ($26,508 average AGI)
from Wayne County, IN  1.02% ($25,618)
from Darke County, OH  0.83% ($19,807)


6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Indiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Delaware County, IN  1.45% ($43,226 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IN  0.75% ($20,132)
to Darke County, OH  0.63% ($21,683)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saratoga:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saratoga:

  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBSJ (91.7 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPGW-FM (100.9 FM; PORTLAND, IN; Owner: WPGW, INC.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Saratoga:

  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA9SKN
    Grant Date: 09/14/1994, Expiration Date: 09/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2006
    Registrant: Paul A Cox, Box 135, Saratoga, IN 47382
  • Call Sign: WB9VTS, Licensee ID: L00422392
    Grant Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 01/07/2012
    Registrant: Donald E Cox, Box 135, Saratoga, IN 47382



Most common first names in Saratoga, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James363.0 years
Robert383.0 years
Harold288.0 years
Betty272.0 years
Dorothy282.9 years
Grace291.5 years
George286.0 years
Charles285.0 years
Joseph272.0 years
Leah283.4 years
Most common last names in Saratoga, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sipe771.7 years
Warren584.8 years
Cox381.0 years
Fraze373.7 years
Mcdavid354.7 years
Nunez376.6 years
Paschal374.4 years
Edwards275.5 years
Almonrode278.0 years
Antonio260.0 years

Saratoga on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products"
  • #97 (47394) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Icelander first ancestries"
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