Saratoga

Saratoga

Offers a luxurious and peaceful living experience characterized by its charming small-town ambiance.

Welcome to Saratoga

Saratoga, CA, is a tranquil and sophisticated community nestled at the foothills of the picturesque Santa Cruz Mountains. Known for its small-town charm, top-rated schools, and breathtaking natural beauty, Saratoga offers residents an upscale and serene living experience that combines the best of suburban life with easy access to the vibrant offerings of Silicon Valley. It is an ideal destination for homebuyers seeking a peaceful and elegant environment without sacrificing the conveniences of the Bay Area.

Downtown Saratoga, or Saratoga Village, is the heart of the community, featuring a delightful mix of boutique shops, art galleries, and fine dining establishments. With its beautifully maintained historic buildings and tree-lined streets, the Village exudes an inviting and relaxed atmosphere that encourages leisurely strolls and al fresco dining. Community events, such as the Saratoga Art & Wine Festival, the Saratoga Classic Car Show, and the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, help foster a strong sense of connection and belonging among residents.

Education is a key focus in Saratoga, with the city's schools consistently ranked among the best in California. The highly regarded Saratoga Union School District and the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District emphasize academic excellence, innovative teaching practices, and diverse enrichment programs. Additionally, several esteemed private schools are available for families seeking alternative educational options.

Outdoor enthusiasts will be captivated by Saratoga's stunning natural surroundings, which provide numerous opportunities for recreation and relaxation. The city boasts several well-maintained parks, such as the tranquil Hakone Gardens, a traditional Japanese garden, and the expansive Sanborn County Park, which offers miles of hiking and biking trails. The nearby Santa Cruz Mountains and the stunning coastline of Monterey Bay are also easily accessible for weekend adventures.

Saratoga's prime location ensures that residents enjoy the best of both worlds – the serenity of a picturesque small town and the convenience of easy access to major employment centers and transportation routes. Highways 85, 17, and 280, as well as nearby Caltrain and VTA Light Rail stations, make commuting simple and efficient. The city's proximity to top Silicon Valley employers, renowned universities, and the cultural attractions of neighboring San Jose further enhances its appeal.

In summary, Saratoga, CA, offers a luxurious and peaceful living experience characterized by its charming small-town ambiance, exceptional educational opportunities, and unrivaled natural beauty. For those seeking a tranquil and elegant environment with all the advantages of the Bay Area, Saratoga is the perfect place to call home.


Overview for Saratoga, CA

31,194 people live in Saratoga, where the median age is 50.2 and the average individual income is $108,776. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,194

Total Population

50.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$108,776

Average individual Income

Around Saratoga, CA

There's plenty to do around Saratoga, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

35
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Red Tent, Boutique La Lune, and Art of Living Center for Yoga and Meditation.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 3.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.11 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.73 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Saratoga, CA

Saratoga has 11,039 households, with an average household size of 2.81. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Saratoga do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 31,194 people call Saratoga home. The population density is 2,440.93 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

31,194

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50.2

Median Age

49.65 / 50.35%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
11,039

Total Households

2.81

Average Household Size

$108,776

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Saratoga, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Saratoga. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Saratoga Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St Andrew's Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Marshall Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Blue Hills Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Christa McAuliffe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Foothill Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Primary Plus El Quito School
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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