Saratoga, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 248 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.9%
 
Males: 134  (54.1%)
Females: 114  (45.9%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47382, 47394.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,702 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Saratoga:

$19,702
IN:

$47,529

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,555 (it was $14,669 in 2000)

Saratoga town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $37,814 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Saratoga:

$37,814
IN:

$122,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $549.

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  • Races in Saratoga, IN (2010)

    Saratoga races chart
    • 24897.6%White alone
    • 52.0%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Saratoga: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.1%), Welsh (22.0%), Irish (14.6%), English (10.6%), United States (5.7%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 939 people per square mile   (low).

Saratoga,IN real estate house value index trend

Saratoga, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Saratoga:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saratoga town:

  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 29.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Saratoga, Indiana as of July 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Saratoga to the number of sex offenders is 252 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $438 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $321 (0.8%)

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

Saratoga household income distribution Saratoga home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Saratoga, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Saratoga-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 92% 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 slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from Saratoga center
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 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from Saratoga center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 217.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Saratoga topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • ST VINCENT RANDOLPH HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • HOME HEALTH ANGELS LLC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • RANDOLPH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINCHESTER, IN)
  • UNION CITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; UNION CITY, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saratoga:

  • Indiana University-East (about 26 miles; Richmond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,867)
  • Ball State University (about 27 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Taylor University (about 35 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Edison State Community College (about 38 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Anderson University (about 41 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 44 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 51 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.9. This is better than average.

City:

55.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.0%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Indiana average:

11.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,37435
Evangelical Protestant3,43736
Catholic6982
Other922
None17,570-
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: 5
Randolph County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

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

10.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.1%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.4%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

36.2%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Saratoga:

28.4
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Saratoga:

23.6%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.6%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Here:

48.8%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Saratoga, IN Residents
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 0$0 1$504
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$767
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$500
Firefighters 1$2,126$25,5120$0
Totals for Government 1$2,126$25,5129$1,771

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $132,000 ($532.26)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($44.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $76,000 ($306.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($68.55)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $10,000 ($40.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($48.39)
    Highways: $2,000 ($8.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $56,000 ($225.81)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($24.19)
    Rents: $2,000 ($8.06)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($4.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($48.39)
    Highways: $8,000 ($32.26)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $73,000 ($294.35)
    Property: $46,000 ($185.48)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($4.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $185,000 ($745.97)

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Indiana average:

5.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Delaware County, IN  1.03% ($26,106 average AGI)
from Wayne County, IN  0.67% ($24,132)
from Darke County, OH  0.56% ($23,351)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($422 average AGI)
Randolph County:

0.10%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Delaware County, IN  1.37% ($30,892 average AGI)
to Wayne County, IN  0.82% ($26,398)
to Darke County, OH  0.68% ($23,971)

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)

Saratoga fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2014 10:45 PM, Us-27 N, Cr-650 N, Lat: 40.25853, Lon: -84.97623, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • 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: KB9JSN, Licensee ID: L00600227, Grant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: Eugene M Hackler, Registrant: Eugene M Hackler, 330 E Main St, Saratoga, IN 47382
  • Call Sign: WB9VTS, Licensee ID: L00422392, Grant Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 01/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2014, 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Saratoga compared to Indiana state average:

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

Saratoga on our top lists:

  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
  • #20 (47382) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
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