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Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs, Utah

  •   State: 
    Utah
      County: 
    Utah County
      City: 
    Saratoga Springs
      County FIPS: 
    49049
      Coordinates: 
    40°19′44″N 111°54′11″W
      Area total: 
    23.36 sq mi (60.49 km²)
      Area land: 
    23.22 sq mi (60.15 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.13 sq mi (0.34 km²)
      Elevation: 
    4,505 ft (1,373 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated December 31, 1997 Became a city May 31, 2001
  •   Latitude: 
    40,406
      Longitude: 
    -111,8636
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Provo-Orem, UT
      Timezone: 
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 
    84043
    84045
      GMAP: 

    Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah, United States

  •   Population: 
    37,696
      Population density: 
    1,623.43 residents per square mile of area (626.7/km²)
      Household income: 
    $71,751
      Households: 
    1,726
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.45%
      Income taxes: 
    6.98%

Saratoga Springs is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is part of the ProvoOrem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is a relatively new development along the northwestern shores of Utah Lake. The natural hot springs near the source of the Jordan River inspired early European-American settlers to create a resort known as Beck's Saratoga Springs. It was incorporated on December 31, 1997 and has been growing rapidly since then. On April 2, 2017, Thomas S. Monson, then president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that an LDS temple would be built somewhere in the city. On June 28, 2020, a wildfire known as the Knolls Fire forced the evacuation of around 13,000 people in 3,100 homes in Saratogas Springs. The population was 37,696 at the 2020 Census. The elevation is 4,505 feet. The City contains over twenty-one square miles and runs from Pelican Point on the west side ofUtah Lake over eleven miles north to the Camp Williams US Army facility in the foothills between Utah and Salt Lake Counties. As of 2014, the mayor of SaratOGa Springs is Jim Miller. The mayor is a professional manager appointed by the City Council to oversee the day-to-day operations of the city, and the city is governed by a manager-by-ordinance form of government. The town is in the Alpine School District, which covers all of Utah County north of Orem.

Geography

Saratoga Springs is the primary city name, but also Eagle Mountain, Eagle Mtn, Lehi, Saratoga Spgs are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is Saratoga Springs, Utah. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.61 square miles (26.8 km²) of which 16.51 square miles is land and 0.1 square mile (0.3km²) (1.26%) is water. (This water is mostly Utah lake.) The city is located in the eastern part of the Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. It is located on the Utah River, which flows through the center of the city. The city has an elevation of 1,071 feet (431 meters) and a population of 2,856. It has a population density of 1.1 people per square mile, or 16.6 per square kilometer. The town has a water supply of 0.3 square miles, or 0.4 per cent of its total area, and has a surface of 16square miles (26.4 km²), or 1.6 percent of its area. It was the site of the first Mormon settlement in the 19th century, and is the birthplace of the Mormon church. It also is home to the University of Utah, which was founded in 1858. The U.N. World Heritage Center is located there. It's also home to a museum, the Utah Museum of Natural History, and the National Museum of American History and Ethnology, both of which were founded in the early 20th century. The City is also the home of the Utah State Museum, which opened in 1881.

History

Saratoga Springs is a town in Utah, United States. It was founded as a resort in 1884 by the Beck family. Saratoga Springs was incorporated in December 1997. On April 2, 2017, Thomas S. Monson, then president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that an LDS temple would be built somewhere in the City. On June 28, 2020, a wildfire known as the Knolls Fire forced the evacuation of around 13,000 people in 3,100 homes in Saratogas. The City contains over twenty-one square miles and runs from Pelican Point on the west side of Utah Lake over eleven miles north to the Camp Williams US Army facility in the foothills between Utah and Salt Lake Counties. It is located between Utah Lake and the Jordan River on the East and the foothill locations of the nearby Lake Mountains range to the west. It has a population of around 3,000. The city is home to the University of Utah, which has a campus that is one of the largest universities in the state. It also has the Utah State University, which is a Division of the College of Medicine. The University of California, San Diego, has a satellite campus of the same name. The campus is located in the city's downtown area. It contains an outdoor pool, clubhouse, bowery, and kitchen facility for groups and parties. The resort area has now been redeveloped privately, containing an outdoor swimming pool and amusement park facilities for tourists and visitors.

Government

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 2014, the mayor of Saratoga Springs is Jim Miller. The city has a population of 2,000. The mayor's salary is $100,000 a year. The City Council has a salary cap of $50,000 per year. It has a budget of $1,000,000 for the mayor's office and $2,500 for the city attorney's office. The council's budget for the year is $1.5 million. The budget for 2015 is $2.1 million. It will be $1 million for 2016 and $3 million for 2017. It is $4 million for 2018 and $5 million for 2019. The 2018 budget is $3.2 million and the 2019 budget is$4.6 million.

Schools

Saratoga Springs is part of the Alpine School District, which covers all of Utah County north of Orem. Due to rapid population growth, Saratoga Springs had to build several elementary schools, followed by its junior high and high schools. In addition, a therapeutic girls' school, the New Haven School, opened in 1996. The district also has a middle school, a high school, and a junior high school. The school district's mascot is the Golden Retriever, which was named after the town's first postmaster, who died in 1953. The town is located in Utah County, near the border of Idaho and Wyoming. It is located on the Wasatch Front, which borders Utah County and Idaho. The city's population is about 3,000. It has a population of about 2,000 people, which makes it one of the largest cities in the state, along with Ogden and Salt Lake City. The area is home to the University of Utah, which has a campus in Orem, and the Utah State University, which is in Ogden. It also has the Utah Valley College of Applied Sciences, which opened in 2009. It was named for the late U.S. Senator Joseph W. Wirth, who was born in the town in 1881. The current mayor of the town is Steve Brawley, who served as mayor from 1987 to 1991. The mayor is the son of former Utah Governor Tom Brawly, who also served in the Utah House of Representatives.

Demographics

As of the 2010 census Saratoga Springs had a population of 17,781 in 4,387 households and 4,022 families. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,003 people, 271 households, and 249 families residing in the town. The racial and ethnic makeup of the population was 89.4% non-Hispanic white, 0.5% African-American,0.9% Asian, 0.,8% Pacific Islander, 0,3% Native American, 2.8% from two or more races, and 5. 8% Hispanic or Latino. The median age in 2010 was 21.6 years, with 38.3% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 32.9 percent from 25 to 44, 14.9 per cent from 45 to 64, and 3.8 per cent who were 65 years of age or older. The per capita income for the town was $20,304. About 2.7% of those under age 18 and 17.4 per cent of those age 65 or over were below the poverty line. The town's median income was $62,212, and the median income for a family was $61,923. The average household size was 3.70 and the average family size was3.88. The city's median age was 26.4 years, and for every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 males aged 18 and over there were 99.7 males.

Library

Saratoga Springs is one of the few American cities in the 21st century to have started a municipal library with a majority of donations from volunteers. In 2010, the city council authorized $10,000 in seed money to fund the start of a city library. As of August 2022, the library has over 8,000 cardholders and a collection of more than 24,000 items. The library also provides additional programs for residents including science nights, story times, Wiggle Worms, a literacy center, and test proctoring. On January 1, 2014, theCity library began operating under new full-time hours. The city library is located on the former site of the Saratoga Springs Public Library, which was closed in the 1990s for construction work. The current library building was built in the 1950s and is located in the former location of the city's Public Library. It is currently located on a former site where the city Public Library was built. The building was closed for construction in the 1970s and 1990s, but was reopened in the 2000s for use as a public library. It was closed again in the 2010s because of construction work, but reopened again in 2013 after the city Council authorized a full time library. In 2013, the City Council recognized the need for a full- time library and authorized it. The City Library has a total of 8,500 cardholders, with more than 4,000 of them being children. It also has a literacy program, a science program, and story times.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah = 23.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 52. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 91. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Saratoga Springs = 4.5 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 37,696 individuals with a median age of 26.4 age the population grows by 512.57% in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,623.43 residents per square mile of area (626.7/km²). There are average 3.56 people per household in the 1,726 households with an average household income of $71,751 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.80% of the available work force and has dropped -4.47% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 25.26%. The number of physicians in Saratoga Springs per 100,000 population = 121.4.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Saratoga Springs = 11.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 26.8 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 74. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 230. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 15 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 66, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah which are owned by the occupant = 86.32%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 6 years with median home cost = $228,690 and home appreciation of -9.52%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.29 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,475 per student. There are 22.7 students for each teacher in the school, 894 students for each Librarian and 857 students for each Counselor. 8.54% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 29.33% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 14.84% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Saratoga Springs's population in Utah County, Utah of 5,488 residents in 1900 has increased 6,87-fold to 37,696 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.97% female residents and 50.03% male residents live in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah.

    As of 2020 in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah are married and the remaining 19.57% are single population.

  • 40.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Saratoga Springs require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.12% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.26% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 5.33% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah, 86.32% are owner-occupied homes, another 5.88% are rented apartments, and the remaining 7.80% are vacant.

  • The 87.46% of the population in Saratoga Springs, Utah County, Utah who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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