Most Expensive Saratoga Neighborhoods
Saratoga is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 31,001 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Saratoga is the 243rd largest community in California.
Saratoga home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Saratoga real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Saratoga is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Saratoga is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saratoga who work in management occupations (25.98%), computer science and math (12.25%) and sales jobs (11.38%).
Also of interest is that Saratoga has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.24% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Saratoga is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Saratoga is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Saratoga really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Saratoga perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Saratoga, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Saratoga is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 77.58% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Saratoga in 2010 was $77,667, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $310,668 for a family of four.
Saratoga is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Saratoga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saratoga residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saratoga include German, English, Irish, Italian, European and Iranian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Saratoga's cultural character, accounting for 37.86% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Saratoga are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Saratoga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Other Asian languages, Hindi and Persian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||10,704|
|SARATOGA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||85.82%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||14.18%|
|TYPE OF SARATOGA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.11%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||7.05%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.08%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||5.28%|
|SIZE OF SARATOGA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||19.83%|
|AGE OF SARATOGA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.60%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||34.34%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||55.39%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.67%|
|SARATOGA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$2,509,749|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$3,573|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||0.80%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||0.37%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||1.32%|
|$310,001 - $464,000||0.68%|
|$464,001 - $619,000||0.51%|
|$619,001 - $774,000||0.72%|
|$774,001 - $1,161,000||3.51%|
|$1,161,001 - $1,548,000||7.91%|
|PEOPLE OF SARATOGA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||2.93%|
|5 TO 17||20.05%|
|18 TO 24||5.02%|
|25 TO 34||5.04%|
|35 TO 54||31.68%|
|55 TO 64||15.48%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.81%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.19%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$167,917|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$77,667|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.55%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (26.90%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (20.18%)
Information Technology (5.78%)
Real estate (3.05%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.40%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.39%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.34%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.32%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.47%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (56.01%)
Other Asian languages (4.58%)
Indic languages (1.81%)
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