Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

2911 Route 9
Malta, NY 12020
P: +1 518-871-1887

Why Saratoga County, New York?


Saratoga County, New York is one of the fastest growing counties in the Northeast and upstate New York. With a robust educational system and workforce training programs, Saratoga County boasts a high standard of living and quality of place.

Our People

The Saratoga County region is fortunate to have high-quality schools and a pleasing atmosphere that makes living here comfortable and desirable. This means employers get the benefit of high-quality, motivated employees that are skilled and have a strong work ethic. Also, the existence of lauded institutions of higher learning such as SUNY Polytechnic, Empire State College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Union College and Skidmore College provides a pipeline of educated and technically knowledgeable workers.

Our Region

Saratoga County provides an incredible quality of place, a rich cultural heritage, and diverse venues for recreation and entertainment. From the locks and dams of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, and the historic Erie Canal in Waterford to the Fire Tower at the top of Mt. Hadley, the topographic and geological diversity of the region has something to offer for everyone. Residents and visitors to Saratoga County can take advantage of boating on numerous lakes and rivers, as well as hiking the southern Adirondacks. Another favorite past time is a trip to the world-famous Saratoga Race Course. Agriculture stands side-by-side with technology in Saratoga County with dairy farms in Charlton and Northumberland and GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Malta and Stillwater.

Join Our Community

Your employees and company leadership will enjoy a high quality of place in Saratoga County. Arts, culture, recreation, and restaurants await you. We're here ready to help you make a favorable decision to invest in Saratoga County.

Programs and Incentives

Working with Empire State Development, the Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency, and multiple municipal, industrial development agencies, we can walk you through a wide variety of incentives that may be available to you, including PILOTS, tax abatements, and credits.

And we can do it in a much more cost-effective manner because our services are free. We also have the exclusive rights to refund our portion of Saratoga County Industrial Development Agency administrative fees back to a client's project. This makes choosing us as your economic development partner a natural choice for you.

Top & Targeted Industries

Saratoga County is home to one of the most significant private sector investments in the past decade: GLOBALFOUNDRIES Fab 8. The leading-edge semiconductor chip maker currently employs more than 3,000, and utilizes hundreds of other contractors, spawning an education and workforce pipeline revolution. In addition to advanced manufacturing, Saratoga County is ideal for the following targeted industries:
  • Semiconductor and advanced manufacturing
  • Financial Business Process Outsourcing
  • Research and Development
  • Specialized Distribution
  • Tourism
  • Agriculture

Did You Know?

  • Saratoga County is famous for the historic and wildly popular Saratoga Race Course.
  • The Battle of Saratoga was dubbed "the turning point" in the American Revolution.
  • Today, our tagline is Health, History, Horses.

Data Name Value Percent
Total Population 227,377  
Median Age 42.6  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 66,902 41.43%
High School Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 151,985 94.11%
Civilian Labor Force 123,573 66.21%
Median Household Income $80,839  
Major airports within area + 100 mile radius Albany Intl
Regional airports within area + 100 mile radius
Airport Name
Floyd Bennett Memorial
Rutland - Southern Vermont Rgnl
General aviation airports within area + 50 mile radius
Airport Name
Argyle
Blue Heron
Chapin Fld
Duanesburg
Fulton County
Garnseys
Harris
Heber Airpark
Plateau Sky Ranch
Rensselaer County
Round Lake
Saratoga County
Schenectady County
South Albany
William H Morse State