Saratoga, CA

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Population

31,013

0.594% growth

Poverty Rate

4.78%


Median Age

49.1


Median Household Income

$173,136

2.1% growth

Number of Employees

13,432

0.599% growth

Median Property Value

$1.93M

11% growth

About

In 2017, Saratoga, CA had a population of 31k people with a median age of 49.1 and a median household income of $173,136. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Saratoga, CA grew from 30,830 to 31,013, a 0.594% increase and its median household income grew from $169,579 to $173,136, a 2.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Saratoga, CA are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (46.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.6%), White (Hispanic) (3.51%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.97%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.7%). N/A% of the people in Saratoga, CA speak a non-English language, and 91.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Saratoga, CA are West Valley College (842 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Saratoga, CA is $1.93M, and the homeownership rate is 84.4%. Most people in Saratoga, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Saratoga, CA is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Almost sunset in Santa Teresa County Park.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Saratoga, CA employs 13.4k people. The largest industries in Saratoga, CA are Manufacturing (3,015 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,882 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,476 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($250,001), Manufacturing ($162,522), and Finance & Insurance ($155,962).

Median household income in Saratoga, CA is $173,136. Males in Saratoga, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Saratoga, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$173,136

2017 value

± $7,024

2.1%

1 Year Growth

± 6.25%

Households in Saratoga, CA have a median annual income of $173,136, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $169,579 in 2016, which represents a 2.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Saratoga, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 5076

  2. Census Tract 5077.02

  3. Census Tract 5074.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Saratoga, CA was Census Tract 5076 with a value of $230,694, followed by Census Tract 5077.02 and Census Tract 5074.01, with respective values of $186,653 and $183,594.

The following map shows all of the places in Saratoga, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.78% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Saratoga, CA (1.47k out of 30.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    828 ± 189

  2. Asian

    559 ± 214

  3. Hispanic

    112 ± 120

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Saratoga, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.4k

2017 Value

± 723

0.599%

1 Year growth

± 7.43%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Saratoga, CA grew at a rate of 0.599%, from 13.4k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Saratoga, CA, are Management Occupations (3,290 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,726 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,283 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Saratoga, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Saratoga, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,290 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,726 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,283 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Saratoga, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (4.52 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (4.42 times), and Management Occupations (2.41 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Saratoga, CA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($163,883), Legal Occupations ($156,594), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($155,761).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.4k

2017 Value

± 723

0.599%

1 Year growth

± 7.43%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Saratoga, CA grew at a rate of 0.599%, from 13.4k employees to 13.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Saratoga, CA, are Manufacturing (3,015 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,882 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,476 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Saratoga, CA, though some of these residents may live in Saratoga, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Saratoga, CA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,015 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,882 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,476 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Saratoga, CA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3.06 times higher than expected), Information (2.82 times), and Manufacturing (2.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Saratoga, CA, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($250,001), Manufacturing ($162,522), and Finance & Insurance ($155,962).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

98.2% of the population of Saratoga, CA has health coverage, with 63.5% on employee plans, 3.69% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 0.321% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Saratoga, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Saratoga, CA see 973 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.103% increase from the previous year (972 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 888 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 329 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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973 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Santa Clara County, CA see an average of 973 patients per year. This represents a 0.103% increase from the previous year (972 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Santa Clara County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.78%

Uninsured

63.5%

Employer Coverage

3.69%

Medicaid

15.2%

Medicare

15.4%

Non-Group

0.321%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Saratoga, CA declined by 14.6% from 2.09% to 1.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Saratoga, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Saratoga, CA is home to a population of 31k people, from which 91.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 38.6% of Saratoga, CA residents were born outside of the country (12k people).

In 2017, there were 1.05 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.5k people) in Saratoga, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.8

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Saratoga, CA was 49.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Saratoga, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Saratoga, CA residents was 49.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

38.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

12k people

37.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

11.5k people

As of 2017, 38.6% of Saratoga, CA residents (12k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Saratoga, CA was 37.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

91.6%

2017 Citizenship

92%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.6% of Saratoga, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Saratoga, CA was 92%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Saratoga, CA

  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    14.5k ± 727

  2. White (Non-Hispanic)

    13.8k ± 679

  3. White (Hispanic)

    1.09k ± 327

In 2017, there were 1.05 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.5k people) in Saratoga, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.8k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Saratoga, CA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    425 ± 128

  2. Korea

    297 ± 97

  3. World War II

    141 ± 66

Saratoga, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Saratoga, CA awarded 842 degrees. The student population of Saratoga, CA is skewed towards women, with 3,478 male students and 4,301 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Saratoga, CA are White (400 and 47.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (220 and 26.3%), Asian (121 and 14.5%), and Two or More Races (42 and 5.02%).

The largest universities in Saratoga, CA by number of degrees awarded are West Valley College (842 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Saratoga, CA are General Business Administration & Management (109 and 12.9%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (94 and 11.2%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (70 and 8.31%).

The median tuition costs in Saratoga, CA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 103 degrees awarded

  2. 94 degrees awarded

  3. 70 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Saratoga, CA was General Business Administration & Management with 103 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Saratoga, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

842 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Saratoga, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Valley College with 842 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

295

Degrees Awarded to Men

547

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 295 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Saratoga, CA, which is 0.539 times less than the 547 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    400 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    220 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    121 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Saratoga, CA were to White students. These 400 degrees mean that there were 1.82 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 220 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Saratoga, CA was $1.93M in 2017, which is 8.42 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.74M to $1.93M, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Saratoga, CA is 84.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Saratoga, CA have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Saratoga, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.93M

2017 Median

± $67,820

$1.74M

2016 Median

± $50,311

In 2017, the median property value in Saratoga, CA grew to to $1.93M from the previous year's value of $1.74M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Saratoga, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Saratoga, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$173,136

Median Household Income

± $7,024

10.9k

Number of Households

± 595

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.9k households in Saratoga, CA grew to $173,136 from the previous year's value of $169,579.

The following chart displays the households in Saratoga, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Saratoga, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Saratoga, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

84.4%

2017 Homeownership

84.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.4% of the housing units in Saratoga, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Saratoga, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Saratoga, CA have a longer commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Saratoga, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.1%

  3. Carpooled

    8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Saratoga, CA was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Worked At Home (11.1%) and those who Carpooled (8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Saratoga, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Saratoga, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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