Santa Fe County NM Information


Santa Fe County Subdivisions

Santa Fe County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 147,501
Population in Households 144,871
Population in Familes 107,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,630
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 64,207
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 36,871
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 74,443 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,194 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,013 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,236 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $255,451
Average Home Value $343,968


Median Household Income $52,007
Average Household Income $74,472
Per Capita Income $32,564
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.44% 0.63%
Households 0.68% 0.8%
Families 0.36% 0.59%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Santa Fe County NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Fe County to the other 33 counties and county equivalents in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 94th
Population Density1 # 3 94th
Diversity Index2 # 15 58th
Median Household Income # 5 88th
Per Capita Income # 2 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.