Saratoga Springs, NY


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Saratoga Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 27,765 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Saratoga Springs is the 60th largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Saratoga Springs are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Saratoga Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Saratoga Springs is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saratoga Springs who work in sales jobs (13.62%), management occupations (12.21%), and office and administrative support (10.27%).

In addition, Saratoga Springs is a college town. There are a lot of students in Saratoga Springs attending college, and as a result Saratoga Springs provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

The education level of Saratoga Springs ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Saratoga Springs, 49.57% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Saratoga Springs in 2010 was $39,395, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,580 for a family of four. However, Saratoga Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Saratoga Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saratoga Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saratoga Springs include Italian, German, English, and French .

The most common language spoken in Saratoga Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.