Saratoga Springs, Utah
|Saratoga Springs, Utah|
|Incorporated||December 31, 1997|
|Became a city||May 31, 2001|
|Named for||Saratoga Springs, New York|
|• City Manager||Mark Christensen|
|• Mayor||Mia Love|
|• Councilmen||Bud Poduska, Michael McOmber, Jim Miller, Shellie Baertsch, Rebecca Call|
|• Total||21.7 sq mi (56.2 km2)|
|• Land||21.6 sq mi (55.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||4,505 ft (1,373 m)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1437677|
Saratoga Springs is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. The elevation is 4,505 feet. It is part of the Provo–Orem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is a relatively new development along the northern shores of Utah Lake. It was incorporated on December 31, 1997 and has been growing rapidly since then. The population was 1,003 at the 2000 census, while the 2009 estimates placed it at 16,125, making it one of the fastest growing US cities during this time period. The 2010 census states population at 17,781 meeting expectations of growth despite the state of the economy. Although Saratoga Springs was a town in 2000, it became a city in 2001.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.61 square miles (26.8 km²), of which, 16.51 square miles (26.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.26%) is water.
Saratoga Springs has a manager-by-ordinance form of government. A professional manager is appointed by the City Council to oversee the daily operations of the City. As of 2010 the current mayor of Saratoga Springs is Mia Love. Mayor Love is a Haitian-American woman, and was the 2012 Republican Party nominee for the United States House of Representatives in Utah's 4th congressional district.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,003 people, 271 households, and 249 families residing in the town. The population density was 98.2 people per square mile (37.9/km²). There were 301 housing units at an average density of 29.5 per square mile (11.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.72% White, 0.60% black, 0.10% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.50% Pacific Islander, 0.90% from other races, and 2.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.99% of the population.
There were 271 households out of which 57.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 84.1% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8.1% were non-families. 6.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.70 and the average family size was 3.88.
In the town the population was spread out with 38.3% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 14.9% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $62,212, and the median income for a family was $61,923. Males had a median income of $44,464 versus $36,739 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,304. About 3.8% of families and 2.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Fastest Growing US Cities 2000-2009
- 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law (P.L.) 94-171) Summary File—Saratoga Springs city/prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau, 2011
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