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Santa Fe, NM (New Mexico) Houses and Residents

Santa Fe,NM index of house prices

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

Houses: 30,488 (27,519 occupied: 21,402 owner occupied, 12,777 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

33%

Housing density: 817 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $516,649.

Median contract rent in 2015: $644 (lower quartile is $496, upper quartile is $809)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,781


Median gross rent in Santa Fe, NM in 2015: $707

Housing units in Santa Fe with a mortgage: 8,929 (1,260 second mortgage, 693 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,654

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,585

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,226

Median monthly housing costs: $987


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Santa Fe, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $271,000 (it was $177,200 in 2000)
Santa Fe:

$271,000
New Mexico:

$164,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $178,200 - $433,200

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $386,603
Here:

$386,603
State:

$240,941

Townhouses or other attached units: $267,592
Here:

$267,592
State:

$264,336

In 2-unit structures: $343,339
Here:

$343,339
State:

$243,469

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $213,078
Here:

$213,078
State:

$133,760

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,009,597
Here:

$1,009,597
State:

$264,326

Mobile homes: $77,036
Here:

$77,036
State:

$92,248
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1982

Household type by relationship:

Households: 60,331
  • In family households: 44,978 (10,363 male householders, 4,646 female householders)
    10,516 spouses, 14,892 children (13,951 natural, 431 adopted, 510 stepchildren), 1,305 grandchildren, 675 brothers or sisters, 343 parents, 911 other relatives, 1,327 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,353 (5,197 male householders (3,966 living alone)), 7,287 female householders (6,151 living alone)), 2,869 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,474 (427 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,031 2-persons, 3,685 3-persons, 2,685 4-persons, 970 5-persons, 425 6-persons, 213 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,117 1-person, 2,080 2-persons, 171 3-persons, 79 4-persons, 29 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

7,118 married couples with children.
3,982 single-parent households (1,072 men, 2,910 women).

63.4% of residents of Santa Fe speak English at home.
32.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 7,156 (11.6%)
(24.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Santa Fe, New Mexico:

  • 157no bedroom
  • 8441 bedroom
  • 4,3812 bedrooms
  • 8,1963 bedrooms
  • 2,1594 bedrooms
  • 2755+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico:

  • 846no bedroom
  • 4,0541 bedroom
  • 4,3752 bedrooms
  • 1,9003 bedrooms
  • 3194 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Fe in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 753no vehicle
  • 5,1641 vehicle
  • 6,5532 vehicles
  • 2,5323 vehicles
  • 7474 vehicles
  • 2635+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population

Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Fe in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,245no vehicle
  • 6,4611 vehicle
  • 3,1052 vehicles
  • 5493 vehicles
  • 944 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Santa Fe, New Mexico:

  • 341 room
  • 2892 rooms
  • 9603 rooms
  • 1,7124 rooms
  • 3,7625 rooms
  • 4,2586 rooms
  • 2,5947 rooms
  • 1,3118 rooms
  • 1,0929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico:

  • 6451 room
  • 1,5942 rooms
  • 2,8723 rooms
  • 2,9354 rooms
  • 2,0175 rooms
  • 8486 rooms
  • 3497 rooms
  • 1448 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population

Year house built

Median 2015 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 household income distribution

  • Santa Fe, NM household income distribution
  • 2,606Less than $10,000
  • 1,615$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,696$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,976$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,840$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,953$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,915$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,552$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,148$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,365$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,758$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,839$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,221$100,000 to $124,999
  • 566$125,000 to $149,999
  • 708$150,000 to $199,999
  • 735$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Santa Fe, NM

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Santa Fe, NM
  • 363Less than $10,000
  • 494$10,000 to $14,999
  • 414$15,000 to $19,999
  • 180$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 40$30,000 to $34,999
  • 261$40,000 to $49,999
  • 159$50,000 to $59,999
  • 265$60,000 to $69,999
  • 45$70,000 to $79,999
  • 140$80,000 to $89,999
  • 166$90,000 to $99,999
  • 506$100,000 to $124,999
  • 895$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,147$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,924$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,632$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,478$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,338$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,733$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,290$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,134$750,000 to $999,999
  • 634$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 68$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 67$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Santa Fe, NM

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Santa Fe, NM
  • 161Less than $100
  • 167$100 to $149
  • 115$150 to $199
  • 36$200 to $249
  • 87$250 to $299
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 42$350 to $399
  • 75$400 to $449
  • 302$450 to $499
  • 101$500 to $549
  • 240$550 to $599
  • 447$600 to $649
  • 946$650 to $699
  • 823$700 to $749
  • 1,061$750 to $799
  • 2,098$800 to $899
  • 1,536$900 to $999
  • 2,231$1,000 to $1,249
  • 817$1,250 to $1,499
  • 438$1,500 to $1,999
  • 95$2,000 to $2,499
  • 34$2,500 to $2,999
  • 299$3,000 to $3,499
  • 19$3,500 or more
  • 562No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,7571995 to March 2000
  • 1,3751990 to 1994
  • 8911985 to 1989
  • 6461980 to 1984
  • 3701975 to 1979
  • 2891970 to 1974
  • 1291965 to 1969
  • 699Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Santa Fe population
Santa Fe commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,385
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,728
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,834
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,932
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,257
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 604
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,750
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 246
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 540
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,244
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 754
  • 90 or more minutes: 288
Santa Fe, NM Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.5%
Number of people working at home: 2,331 (7.3% of all workers)

Santa Fe mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 23,099 (72%)
  • Carpooled: 4,227 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 338 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 68 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 52 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 254 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,312 (4%)
  • Other means: 172 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,331 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 27,754
 English: 4,271
 German: 4,121
 Irish: 3,138
 United States or American: 2,446
 Italian: 1,322
 Scotch-Irish: 1,060
 Scottish: 946
 French (except Basque): 843
 Russian: 730
 Norwegian: 668
 Polish: 645
 European: 582
 British: 479
 Dutch: 475
 Swedish: 440
 Welsh: 391
 Greek: 205
 Arab:: 203
 Northern European: 184
 Danish: 176
 Austrian: 170
 Hungarian: 161
 Swiss: 159
 Lithuanian: 155
 Canadian: 155
 Czech: 146
 French Canadian: 146
 Lebanese: 124
 Ukrainian: 122
 Portuguese: 122
 Eastern European: 102
 Finnish: 91
 Subsaharan African:: 68
 Armenian: 66
 Celtic: 63
 Iranian: 62
 African: 61
 Romanian: 57
 Czechoslovakian: 55
 Belgian: 51
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 48
 Scandinavian: 47
 Arab/Arabic: 33
 Croatian: 33
 Israeli: 33
 Latvian: 32
 Slovak: 28
 Other Arab: 28
 Basque: 25
 Afghan: 24
 Bulgarian: 20
 Jamaican: 18
 Pennsylvania German: 18
 Estonian: 14
 Australian: 13
 Serbian: 11
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 8
 New Zealander: 8
 Cape Verdean: 7
 Icelander: 7
 Guyanese: 7
 Acadian/Cajun: 7
 Iraqi: 6
 Belizean: 6
 Palestinian: 6
 Syrian: 6
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 6
 Yugoslavian: 5
 Soviet Union: 5
 Bahamian: 5
 British West Indian: 5

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

  • 61%Mexico
  • 4%Germany
  • 3%United Kingdom
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%Guatemala
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%India

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

  • This state: 27,708
  • Northeast: 6,003
  • Midwest: 6,841
  • South: 6,214
  • West: 7,150

50% of Santa Fe residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in New Mexico.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 340
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 163
  • 5th and 6th grade: 609
  • 7th and 8th grade: 591
  • 9th grade: 380
  • 10th grade: 399
  • 11th grade: 393
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 507
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,340
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,014
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,354
  • Associate degree: 893
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,536
  • Master's degree: 1,999
  • Professional school degree: 1,071
  • Doctorate degree: 894

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 267
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 69
  • 5th and 6th grade: 496
  • 7th and 8th grade: 522
  • 9th grade: 557
  • 10th grade: 325
  • 11th grade: 518
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 633
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,216
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,574
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,797
  • Associate degree: 1,430
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,977
  • Master's degree: 3,001
  • Professional school degree: 737
  • Doctorate degree: 395

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.3%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 7.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 7.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • 6.7%Females
Santa Fe marital status for males
Santa Fe marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,846
  • One, attached: 3,391
  • Two: 1,038
  • 3 or 4: 1,585
  • 5 to 9: 1,358
  • 10 to 19: 1,657
  • 20 to 49: 943
  • 50 or more: 1,482
  • Mobile homes: 1,155
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 33

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,946

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Santa Fe:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 91.3%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 73.4%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 766
Here:

13.4%
New Mexico:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 490
Here:

17.4%
New Mexico:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,316
Here:

37.4%
New Mexico:

11.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)