Santa Fe County NM Information


Santa Fe County Subdivisions

Santa Fe County NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 151,567
Daytime Population: Workers 74,962
Daytime Population: Residents 78,103
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 153,065
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 148,940
Population in Familes 110,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,627
Population Density2 79
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $53,508
Average Household Income $76,589
Per Capita Income $33,229


Total Housing Units 74,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44,420 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,602 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,925 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $310,829
Average Home Value $387,100


Total Households 65,022
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 37,066
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.69% 0.74%
Households 0.67% 0.73%
Families 0.33% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.27%


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, 2017 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 Density # 3 94th
Diversity Index # 16 55th
Median Household Income # 3 94th
Per Capita Income # 2 97th

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