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Saratoga is a city in Santa Clara County, in the San Jose-Sunnyvale metro area.

The community was named after Saratoga, NY, because of its local springs

The latitude of Saratoga is 37.263N. The longitude is -122.021W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,309.


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Median household income
Local
$139,895
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saratoga demographic reports
Saratoga is in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains
Former and merged names include:
· McCarthysville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1998 movie, "The Horse Whisperer"
Well-known residents have included:
· Sisters Joan Fontaine and Olivia DeHavilland, actresses
· Steven Spielberg, filmmaker
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Santa Clara County Park-Sanborn
Historic sites and museums: Hakone Gardens, Saratoga Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: West Valley College

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Saratoga residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saratoga ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saratoga was $65,400, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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68% of Saratoga residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saratoga, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,595.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,241.


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Libraries in Saratoga include Saratoga Community Library ... View libraries

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Santa Clara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saratoga political report.

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Saratoga restaurants taking online reservations include Sent Sovi, The Basin, The Plumed Horse, Viaggio ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Saratoga workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Saratoga between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Saratoga include Inn at Saratoga, Saratoga Oaks Lodge.

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