Saratoga County, NY

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2022 Population
236,328
0.561% 1-year growth
US Senator
N/AChuck Schumer
Democratic Party
US Senator
N/AKirsten Gillibrand
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.3
0.231% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.55%
2.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$97,038
6.87% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$306,000
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
124,959
0.733% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Saratoga County, NY had a population of 236k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $97,038. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Saratoga County, NY grew from 235,010 to 236,328, a 0.561% increase and its median household income grew from $90,800 to $97,038, a 6.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Saratoga County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%), White (Hispanic) (1.62%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%).

None of the households in Saratoga County, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.7% of the residents in Saratoga County, NY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Saratoga County, NY are Empire State University (3,106 degrees awarded in 2022) and Skidmore College (688 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Saratoga County, NY was $306,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Saratoga County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Saratoga County, NY was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Saratoga County, NY is home to a population of 236k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.5% of Saratoga County, NY residents were born outside of the country (13k people).

In 2022, there were 30.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (209k people) in Saratoga County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.87k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.7% of Saratoga County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Saratoga County, NY was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Saratoga County, NY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    209k ± 658
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    6.95k ± 391
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.87k ± 708
3.52%
Hispanic Population
8.32k people

In 2022, there were 30.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (209k people) in Saratoga County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.95k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.87k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.52% of the people in Saratoga County, NY are hispanic (8.32k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    505,872 ± 17,239 people
  2. China
    415,960 ± 15,668 people
  3. Jamaica
    230,433 ± 11,717 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,872 New York residents, followed by China with 415,960 and Jamaica with 230,433.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13k people
5.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.4k people

As of 2022, 5.5% of Saratoga County, NY residents (13k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Saratoga County, NY was 5.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,989 ± 495
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,772 ± 331
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,831 ± 333

Saratoga County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Saratoga County, NY employs 125k people. The largest industries in Saratoga County, NY are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,520 people), Educational Services (14,612 people), and Manufacturing (12,888 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($107,601), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($90,362), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($85,489).

Males in New York have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,694. The income inequality in New York (measured using the Gini index) is 0.494, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

125k
2022 Value
± 2,773
0.733%
1 Year growth
± 3.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Saratoga County, NY grew at a rate of 0.733%, from 124k employees to 125k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Saratoga County, NY, are Management Occupations (15,483 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (13,754 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (12,097 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Saratoga County, NY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

125k
2022 Value
± 2,773
0.733%
1 Year growth
± 3.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Saratoga County, NY grew at a rate of 0.733%, from 124k employees to 125k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Saratoga County, NY, are Health Care & Social Assistance (16,520 people), Educational Services (14,612 people), and Manufacturing (12,888 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Saratoga County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Saratoga County, NY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$68,140
Median earning men ± $1,685
$47,125
Median earning women ± $1,775

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($101,623), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($91,245), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,086).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,347), Manufacturing ($73,116), and Wholesale Trade ($72,532).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,055
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,328
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 1,251
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing the state of New York. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New York

N/AChuck Schumer
Senator from New York3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
N/AKirsten Gillibrand
Senator from New York1
Assumed office on January 26, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Hillary Clinton, who had become Secretary of State.

Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are the senators currently representing New York.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New York

New York is currently represented by 26 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New York have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Saratoga County, NY awarded 3,794 degrees. The student population of Saratoga County, NY in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,289 male students and 7,876 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Saratoga County, NY are White (2,198 and 59.4%), followed by Black or African American (468 and 12.7%), Hispanic or Latino (416 and 11.2%), and Unknown (399 and 10.8%).

The largest universities in Saratoga County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Empire State University (3,106 and 81.9%) and Skidmore College (688 and 18.1%).

The most popular majors in Saratoga County, NY are General Business (590 and 15.6%), Community Organization & Advocacy (468 and 12.3%), and Labor & Industrial Relations (243 and 6.4%).

The median tuition costs in Saratoga County, NY are $61,132 for private four year colleges, and $7,070 and $16,980 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Saratoga County, NY, the percentage of applicants admitted was 25.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,165 (35.3% men and 64.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,165 students enrolled in Saratoga County, NY, 35.3% men and 64.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,482 records, of which 65.4% were women and 34.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 525 degrees awarded
  2. 400 degrees awarded
  3. 216 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Saratoga County, NY was General Business with 525 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,106 degrees awarded
  2. 688 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire State University with 3,106 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,293 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Saratoga County, NY, which is 0.517 times less than the 2,501 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,198 degrees mean that there were 4.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 468 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($61,132) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,116) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,528) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.7% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.75% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.04M), Bachelors Degree (3.33M), and Some college (2.79M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Saratoga County, NY was $306,000 in 2022, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $273,500 to $306,000, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Saratoga County, NY is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Saratoga County, NY have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Saratoga County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Saratoga County, NY is $97,038. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Saratoga County, NY was Census Tract 626.02 with a value of $165,220, followed by Census Tract 613.01 and Census Tract 626.01, with respective values of $155,906 and $145,000.

In 2022, 10.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Saratoga County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.52%.

Property

$306,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,826
$70,909
Median Property Taxes
±$1,787

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in Saratoga County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 626.02
  2. Census Tract 613.01
  3. Census Tract 626.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Saratoga County, NY was Census Tract 626.02 with a value of $165,220, followed by Census Tract 613.01 and Census Tract 626.01, with respective values of $155,906 and $145,000.

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

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Household Income

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$97,038
Median Household Income
± $2,189
98.4k
Number of Households
± 2,376

In 2022, the median household income of the 98.4k households in Saratoga County, NY grew to $97,038 from the previous year's value of $90,800.

The following chart displays the households in Saratoga County, NY 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Saratoga County, NY is from New York.
0.494
2022 Wage GINI in New York
0.493
2021 Wage GINI in New York

In 2022, the income inequality in New York was 0.494 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.125% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New York was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New York in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.2%)
  3. Carpooled (6.05%)

In 2022, 77.9% of workers in Saratoga County, NY drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.2%) and those who carpooled to work (6.05%).

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Saratoga County, NY have a shorter commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in Saratoga County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Saratoga County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.52%.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.55% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Saratoga County, NY (15.2k out of 233k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Saratoga County, NY is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 6.3% of the children was living in poverty in Saratoga County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 103 in Saratoga County, NY. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 35.4 per 100,000 population.

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Health

97.2% of the population of Saratoga County, NY has health coverage, with 57.9% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Saratoga County, NY see 1428 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.99% decrease from the previous year (1457 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1439 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 503 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,428 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Saratoga County, NY

Primary care physicians in Saratoga County, NY see an average of 1,428 patients per year. This represents a 1.99% decrease from the previous year (1,457 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.8% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.78%
Uninsured
57.9%
Employer Coverage
11.4%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Saratoga County, NY grew by 3.84% from 2.68% to 2.78%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 25.7 in Saratoga County, NY.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.8% in Saratoga County, NY.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 3.56% in Saratoga County, NY.

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