Saratoga

A beautiful historic community.

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

WELCOME TO SARATOGA

 
Saratoga is a luxurious suburban oasis nestled in the heart of Santa Clara County, California; an affluent and picturesque community renowned for its upscale residential neighborhoods, excellent schools, and a serene suburban atmosphere. Known for its world-renowned wineries and beautiful woodsy surroundings; Saratoga is the perfect place to relax and unwind in style. The town is home to a lively downtown area that is filled with historic charm and modern sophistication. Here you'll find a variety of high-end shops and restaurants, as well as charming boutiques and antique stores. Saratoga's commitment to preserving its natural beauty is evident in its tree-lined streets and numerous parks, providing ample opportunities for outdoor activities and community events.

Saratoga's cultural scene is enriched by its historic sites, including the Montalvo Arts Center, which hosts performances and art exhibitions. The city's strong sense of community is fostered through various local events and gatherings, creating a close-knit and welcoming environment for residents.

Overall, Saratoga is a sought-after community for those who appreciate a high quality of life, a scenic backdrop, and a sense of community camaraderie while still enjoying the proximity to the technological and cultural offerings of Silicon Valley.

What to Love

  • Calm & less congested downtown
  • Upscale restaurants
  • Award-winning schools
  • Stunning mountain views 
  • Beautiful, top-rated wineries
  • Montalvo Arts Center

Local Lifestyle

Saratoga is perfect for families, working professionals, and those just looking for an upscale community with a variety of things to do. Saratoga neighborhoods span from vibrant and lively to peaceful and quiet, depending on proximity to Los Gatos and Monte Sereno, the downtown or commuter passways. Its lush green outdoor spaces around Highway 9 and in the mountains and beautiful residences garner a peaceful and family-oriented way of living for many residents.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Saratoga residents have much to choose from with regards to fine dining and entertainment options. 

Big Basin Burger Bar is located in the heart of downtown since 2015. Enjoy excellent artisan gourmet burgers made from 100% all natural and organic fresh ingredients. My recommendations: FRENCH MOO BURGER & CHICKEN WINGS.

Flowers Saratoga is a chic contemporary restaurant that offers authentic American cuisine in the heart of Saratoga. The restaurant has facilities for intimate and large-group dining. Its handcrafted cocktails and rich wine varieties complement various dishes. My recommendation: BLANCO FRANCO COCKTAIL.

The Hero Ranch Kitchen is an elegant restaurant that serves sumptuous American fare. Modern fixtures on the restaurant's indoor and outdoor dining areas give it a contemporary look and feel. The restaurant's rich menu includes popular dishes such as pork chops, crab cakes, lamb chops, and butter cake. My recommendations: BONE IN RIBEYE & ULTIMATE BREAD PUDDING.
 
The Historic Saratoga Village is a must-visit if you are into wine tasting. The village has a tasting room that invites guests to swirl and sip handcrafted wines and enjoy a fresh breeze on the room's patio. The destination also has quaint stores, fashion boutiques, fine dining options, and deluxe cafes. 

 

Things to Do

Nearby attraction is Montalvo Arts Center at the landmark 1912 Villa Montalvo. Montalvo Arts Center hosts a diverse lineup of world-class theatrical, musical, dance, and comedy performers in the outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre and the intimate Carriage House Theatre. The sprawling 175-acre grounds of Villa Montalvo also features beautifully landscaped gardens and hiking trails.

Schools

Saratoga is part of the Los Gatos-Saratgoa Union High School District and the Saratoga Union School District.
 
  • Saratoga High School, 9-12 (Public)
  • Lynbrook High School, 9-12 (Public)
  • Redwood Middle School, 6-8 (Public)
  • Foothill Elementary, K-5 (Public)
  • Saratoga Elementary, K-5 (Public)
  • Argonaut Elementary, K-5 (Public)
  • Sacred Heart, Private, Pre-K-8
  • Challenger, Private, Pre-K-8

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

0-9:

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

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

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

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 Du Ciel Artisan Cakes, Optimum Physique Personal Training, and Michelle Brown Fitness Personal Training.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.78 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.09 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.12 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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 Du Ciel Artisan Cakes, Optimum Physique Personal Training, and Michelle Brown Fitness Personal Training.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.78 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.09 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.12 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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