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Santa Fe, NM (New Mexico) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $283,000 (it was $177,200 in 2000)
Santa Fe:

$283,000
New Mexico:

$171,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $198,300 - $411,800

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $433,030
Here:

$433,030
State:

$261,432

Townhouses or other attached units: $299,886
Here:

$299,886
State:

$247,506

In 2-unit structures: $659,245
Here:

$659,245
State:

$247,340

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,371,659
Here:

$1,371,659
State:

$147,289

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $284,944
Here:

$284,944
State:

$127,515

Mobile homes: $112,998
Here:

$112,998
State:

$148,493

Santa Fe,NM index of house prices

Total population: 70,297 (Urban population: 60,600, Rural population: 1,205 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 40,130 (33,767 occupied: 20,690 owner occupied, 13,077 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

32%

Housing density: 1,075 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $102,652.

Median contract rent in 2017: $644 (lower quartile is $496, upper quartile is $809)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $630


Median gross rent in Santa Fe, NM in 2017: $707

Housing units in Santa Fe with a mortgage: 12,329 (841 second mortgage, 742 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,361

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,039

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,723

Median monthly housing costs: $1,025


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Santa Fe, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 83,763
  • In family households: 62,986 (9,568 male householders, 8,192 female householders)
    11,537 spouses, 24,180 children (22,773 natural, 720 adopted, 687 stepchildren), 1,582 grandchildren, 1,588 brothers or sisters, 2,327 parents, 1,534 other relatives, 2,478 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,361 (6,828 male householders (5,756 living alone)), 9,179 female householders (8,310 living alone)), 3,354 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,416

Size of family households: 8,494 2-persons, 4,275 3-persons, 2,576 4-persons, 1,362 5-persons, 588 6-persons, 465 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,066 1-person, 1,729 2-persons, 212 3-persons.

8,163 married couples with children.
6,014 single-parent households (2,339 men, 3,675 women).

66.3% of residents of Santa Fe speak English at home.
30.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 12,145 (14.5%)
(34.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 41no bedroom
  • 3471 bedroom
  • 5,0142 bedrooms
  • 10,6993 bedrooms
  • 3,9374 bedrooms
  • 6525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 867no bedroom
  • 2,9921 bedroom
  • 5,4092 bedrooms
  • 3,2923 bedrooms
  • 5174 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Fe in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Fe in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 510no vehicle
  • 6,7831 vehicle
  • 7,4452 vehicles
  • 3,8693 vehicles
  • 1,5824 vehicles
  • 5015+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Fe in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Fe in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,197no vehicle
  • 7,1991 vehicle
  • 2,8902 vehicles
  • 1,2873 vehicles
  • 5044 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 01 room
  • 1282 rooms
  • 1,5103 rooms
  • 2,8984 rooms
  • 5,0475 rooms
  • 4,2336 rooms
  • 3,2547 rooms
  • 1,8258 rooms
  • 1,7959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 6521 room
  • 1,2722 rooms
  • 3,1993 rooms
  • 3,6724 rooms
  • 2,6995 rooms
  • 7676 rooms
  • 3717 rooms
  • 2588 rooms
  • 1879+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Santa Fe, NM
  • Santa Fe, NM household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Santa Fe, NM in 2017
  • 1,791Less than $10,000
  • 3,090$10,000 to $19,999
  • 4,160$20,000 to $29,999
  • 2,769$30,000 to $39,999
  • 3,110$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,755$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,247$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,048$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,172$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,629$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,452$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,544$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Santa Fe, NM

  • Distribution of house value in Santa Fe, NM in 2017
  • 250Less than $10,000
  • 458$10,000 to $14,999
  • 345$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 369$25,000 to $29,999
  • 46$40,000 to $49,999
  • 21$50,000 to $59,999
  • 39$60,000 to $69,999
  • 133$70,000 to $79,999
  • 85$80,000 to $89,999
  • 229$90,000 to $99,999
  • 675$100,000 to $124,999
  • 219$125,000 to $149,999
  • 842$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,521$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,323$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,646$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,078$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,641$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,021$500,000 to $749,999
  • 709$750,000 to $999,999
  • 284$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 371$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 340$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Santa Fe, NM

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Santa Fe, NM in 2017
  • 79Less than $100
  • 80$100 to $149
  • 283$150 to $199
  • 424$200 to $249
  • 227$250 to $299
  • 69$350 to $399
  • 83$400 to $449
  • 138$450 to $499
  • 157$500 to $549
  • 110$550 to $599
  • 460$600 to $649
  • 552$650 to $699
  • 757$700 to $749
  • 539$750 to $799
  • 1,821$800 to $899
  • 1,688$900 to $999
  • 2,271$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,245$1,250 to $1,499
  • 910$1,500 to $1,999
  • 124$2,000 to $2,499
  • 331$2,500 to $2,999
  • 38$3,000 to $3,499
  • 691No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.0%
Number of people working at home: 2,172 (5.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 879
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,489
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,728
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9,805
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,951
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,798
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,713
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 145
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 414
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,076
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 910
  • 90 or more minutes: 321
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Santa Fe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 46,634 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 5,186 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 687 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 234 (0%)
  • Railroad: 825 (1%)
  • Taxi: 300 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 381 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,023 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,529 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 1.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 13.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 4.3%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 1,5402010 or later
  • 4,3292000 to 2009
  • 2,5061990 to 1999
  • 1,5371980 to 1989
  • 6591970 to 1979
  • 828Before 1970
Ancestries in Santa Fe, NM

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 2,396 (4.6%)
  • German: 1,471 (2.8%)
  • Irish: 1,426 (2.7%)
  • English: 1,367 (2.6%)
  • European: 971 (1.8%)
  • Italian: 580 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 470 (0.9%)
  • British: 368 (0.7%)
  • Eastern European: 348 (0.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 315 (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 284 (0.5%)
  • Polish: 260 (0.5%)
  • Northern European: 239 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 228 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 219 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 213 (0.4%)
  • French: 186 (0.4%)
  • Danish: 133 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 131 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 129 (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 79 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 78 (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 72 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 64 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 61 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 60 (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 60 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 55 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 55 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 47 (0.09%)
  • Austrian: 45 (0.09%)
  • Czech: 43 (0.08%)
  • Finnish: 41 (0.08%)
  • Lebanese: 39 (0.07%)
  • Slovak: 36 (0.07%)
  • Jordanian: 35 (0.07%)
  • Belizean: 32 (0.06%)
  • Bulgarian: 24 (0.05%)
  • Arab: 22 (0.04%)
  • Turkish: 22 (0.04%)
  • Brazilian: 20 (0.04%)
  • Croatian: 20 (0.04%)
  • Iranian: 16 (0.03%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 16 (0.03%)
  • Nigerian: 16 (0.03%)
  • South African: 16 (0.03%)
  • African: 14 (0.03%)
  • Australian: 13 (0.02%)
  • Liberian: 12 (0.02%)
  • Portuguese: 11 (0.02%)
  • Afghan: 10 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Cajun: 8 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 7 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 4 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 4 (0.01%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 4 (0.01%)
  • Slovene: 3 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Santa Fe:

62.4% (7,792)
New Mexico:

70.4% (141,724)

El Salvador
Santa Fe:

4.4% (549)
New Mexico:

0.9% (1,793)

Guatemala
Santa Fe:

4.3% (533)
New Mexico:

0.9% (1,762)

Germany
Santa Fe:

2.2% (269)
New Mexico:

2.5% (4,962)

Philippines
Santa Fe:

1.8% (221)
New Mexico:

2.1% (4,215)

Canada
Santa Fe:

1.7% (218)
New Mexico:

1.5% (3,084)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 37,580
  • Other state: 32,100
  • Northeast: 6,265
  • Midwest: 6,096
  • South: 8,601
  • West: 11,138

90.6% of Santa Fe residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40.5% lived in New Mexico.


Santa Fe:

90.6%
State average:

87.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 353
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 196
  • 5th and 6th grade: 946
  • 7th and 8th grade: 161
  • 9th grade: 124
  • 10th grade: 974
  • 11th grade: 542
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 48
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,227
  • Less than 1 year of college: 921
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,654
  • Associate degree: 1,184
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,990
  • Master's degree: 3,865
  • Professional school degree: 926
  • Doctorate degree: 1,061
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 489
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 78
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,344
  • 7th and 8th grade: 130
  • 9th grade: 415
  • 10th grade: 260
  • 11th grade: 333
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 134
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,279
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,404
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,475
  • Associate degree: 1,606
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,640
  • Master's degree: 4,402
  • Professional school degree: 971
  • Doctorate degree: 718
Educational Attainment for Females
Santa Fe marital status for males
Santa Fe marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,261
  • One, attached: 3,888
  • Two: 780
  • 3 or 4: 2,837
  • 5 to 9: 1,888
  • 10 to 19: 1,631
  • 20 to 49: 1,392
  • 50 or more: 1,680
  • Mobile homes: 2,773

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Santa Fe
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Santa Fe, NM
  • 87.5%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Santa Fe, NM
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 460
Here:

6.3%
New Mexico:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 216
Here:

6.0%
New Mexico:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 541
Here:

16.0%
New Mexico:

10.3%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability