Santa Fe County

Santa Fe, NM: What you need to know

As the second-oldest city in the U.S., it's easy to see why Santa Fe earned a spot on our list of Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation. Just an hour's drive from Albuquerque, the city has a thriving cultural scene and is home to the famous Fiestas de Santa Fe, which has taken place since 1712. In addition, Santa Fe's gorgeous landscape makes the city a romantic destination.


Santa Fe, NM City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 83,008
Median Age 43
Median Household Income $50,737
Median Home Price $259,600
Walkscore 36

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Schools in Santa Fe, NM

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    It's a difficult task, but students who can pull themselves away from Santa Fe's beautiful scenery long enough to actually study are greeted by a diverse and rewarding academic community.

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Santa Fe, NM Demographics

Median Population in Santa Fe, NM

Median Age 42.5%
Age 18 Over 79.8%
Age 21 Over 76.4%
Age 62 Over 22.9%
Age 65 Over 18.3%

Race in Santa Fe, NM

  Ethnicity White 83.6%
  Ethnicity Black 1%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 54.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.9%
  Ethnicity Other 8.9%

Population By Gender in Santa Fe, NM

  Male 47.5%
  Female 52.5%

Language in Santa Fe, NM

  English Only 62.1%
  English Other 37.9%

Economics in Santa Fe, NM

  Median Household Income $50,737
  Median Home Price $259,600
  Homes Owned 38.5%
  Homes Rent 61.5%
  Median Property Rent $952

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Commute Types in Santa Fe, NM

  Walked 2.9%
  Worked at Home 7.5%
  Public Transportation 1.2%
  Other Means 3%
  Drove Alone 74.5%
  Carpooled 10.9%

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