Santa Fe, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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Santa Fe, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Santa Fe is the 4th largest city in New Mexico with a population of 71,701 as of July 1, 2018. Santa Fe ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Santa Fe is located at latitude 35.6652 and longitude -105.9734 in Santa Fe County. The formal boundaries for the City of Santa Fe (see map below) encompass a land area of 46.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Santa Fe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,995 feet.

The City of Santa Fe (GNIS ID: 2411821) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Santa Fe is located within Santa Fe Division of Santa Fe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Santa Fe: Alavija *, Hashoko *, Hulpana *, Kwa'apoge *, La Villa, La Villa de Santa Fe, La Villa Real de Santa Fe de San Francisco, Ogapoge *, Pala *, Poge *, San daxeye *, Santa Fe de San Francisco, Santa Fe ou Granada, Yoo'to, Yotqo *.

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Santa Fe, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 71,701
Population in Households 70,745
Population in Familes 47,806
Population in Group Qrtrs 956
Population Density2 1,539
Diversity Index3 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,046
Average Household Income $76,501
Per Capita Income $36,094

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 39,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,600 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,831 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,657 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $309,574
Average Home Value $402,526
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 33,431
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 16,463
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.6% 0.48%
Households 0.54% 0.46%
Families 0.2% 0.16%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Santa Fe, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Fe to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 4 99th
Population Density # 22 95th
Diversity Index # 154 65th
Median Household Income # 92 79th
Per Capita Income # 39 91st

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