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Saratoga, Wyoming

Saratoga is a town located in Carbon County, Wyoming. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,726.

There is a blog about life in Saratoga, written by a young woman who grew up there, runs the chamber of commerce there and is an elected member of the Saratoga Town Council. It's a mixture of personal observations, explanations of how and why she voted on key municipal issues, funny stories about her friends, and reviews of books she likes. You can read all about it at http://saratogalife.blogspot.com

This town is kind of like a cross between Twin Peaks and Cicely, Alaska[?].

Saratoga is also the home of the Steinley Cup microbrew competition, held every August at Veterans Island Park, a playground and picnic facility located on a small island in the North Platte River[?].

Geography Saratoga is located at 41°27'16" North, 106°48'30" West (41.454474, -106.808413)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.3 km² (3.6 mi²). 8.8 km² (3.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.28% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,726 people, 757 households, and 482 families residing in the town. The population density is 195.4/km² (505.7/mi²). There are 939 housing units at an average density of 106.3/km² (275.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.42% White, 0.12% African American, 0.81% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.56% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. 4.11% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 757 households out of which 27.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% are non-families. 31.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.79.

In the town the population is spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $37,135, and the median income for a family is $45,362. Males have a median income of $32,446 versus $20,489 for females. The per capita income for the town is $23,376. 10.0% of the population and 8.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.0% are under the age of 18 and 12.2% are 65 or older.

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