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Santa Fe: Introduction
Santa Fe: Geography and Climate
Santa Fe: History
Santa Fe: Population Profile
Santa Fe: Municipal Government
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Santa Fe

The City in Brief

Founded: 1607 (incorporated, 1846)

Head Official: Mayor Larry Delgado (since 1998)

City Population

1980: 48,953

1990: 56,537

2000: 62,203

2003 estimate: 66,476

Percent change, 1990–2000: 8.0%

U.S. rank in 1980: 431st

U.S. rank in 1990: 428th

U.S. rank in 2000: 508th (State rank: 3rd)

Metropolitan Area Population

1980: 93,118

1990: 117,043

2000: 147,635

Percent change, 1990–2000: 26.1%

U.S. rank in 1980: Not reported

U.S. rank in 1990: Not reported

U.S. rank in 2000: 205th (MSA)

Area: 37.33 square miles (2000)

Elevation: 7,000 feet above sea level

Average Annual Temperature: 49.3° F

Average Annual Precipitation: 14 inches, 32 inches of snow

Major Economic Sectors: Government, tourism, services, trade

Unemployment Rate: 4.2% (January 2005)

Per Capita Income: $25,454 (1999)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 4,929

Major Colleges and Universities: The College of Santa Fe, St. John's College, Santa Fe Community College

Daily Newspaper: The Santa Fe New Mexican

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