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Santa Fe, NM (New Mexico) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $303,200 (it was $177,200 in 2000)
Santa Fe:

$303,200
New Mexico:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $203,900 - $478,500

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $490,903
Here:

$490,903
State:

$289,733

Townhouses or other attached units: $384,187
Here:

$384,187
State:

$243,400

In 2-unit structures: $6,094,294
Here:

$6,094,294
State:

$218,702

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $318,599
Here:

$318,599
State:

$149,700

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $365,886
Here:

$365,886
State:

$258,834

Mobile homes: $110,444
Here:

$110,444
State:

$171,050

Santa Fe,NM index of house prices

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

Houses: 41,881 (35,112 occupied: 22,775 owner occupied, 12,337 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

32%

Housing density: 1,122 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $649,996.

Median contract rent in 2019: $985 (lower quartile is $652, upper quartile is $1,355)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,812


Median gross rent in Santa Fe, NM in 2019: $1,091

Housing units in Santa Fe with a mortgage: 13,302 (628 second mortgage, 663 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,473

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,233

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $65,070

Median monthly housing costs: $1,120


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Santa Fe, New Mexico Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 84,700
  • Male householders: 16,073 (4,954 living alone), Female householders: 19,039 (7,710 living alone)
  • 12,498 spouses (12,165 opposite-sex spouses), 3,010 unmarried partners, (2,626 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 23,430 children (22,303 natural, 342 adopted, 785 stepchildren), 2,050 grandchildren, 993 brothers or sisters, 1,095 parents, 131 foster children, 2,133 other relatives, 2,887 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,361

Size of family households: 10,023 2-persons, 4,598 3-persons, 2,668 4-persons, 1,012 5-persons, 1,087 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,664 1-person, 2,728 2-persons, 106 3-persons, 183 4-persons.

8,101 married couples with children.
5,341 single-parent households (1,799 men, 3,542 women).

64.8% of residents of Santa Fe speak English at home.
32.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 12,701 (15.0%)
(38.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.9
State:

4.4

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
  • 97no bedroom
  • 7181 bedroom
  • 5,0762 bedrooms
  • 13,1363 bedrooms
  • 2,6964 bedrooms
  • 1,0525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 911no bedroom
  • 2,9261 bedroom
  • 4,5922 bedrooms
  • 3,0113 bedrooms
  • 8424 bedrooms
  • 555+ 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
  • 349no vehicle
  • 8,0151 vehicle
  • 8,0302 vehicles
  • 4,5733 vehicles
  • 1,1924 vehicles
  • 6165+ 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
  • 1,419no vehicle
  • 6,0411 vehicle
  • 3,8132 vehicles
  • 9263 vehicles
  • 1384 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
  • 971 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 6943 rooms
  • 4,2504 rooms
  • 6,4905 rooms
  • 3,6266 rooms
  • 3,1617 rooms
  • 2,1228 rooms
  • 2,3089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • 9111 room
  • 1,4582 rooms
  • 2,5543 rooms
  • 3,0284 rooms
  • 1,9375 rooms
  • 9456 rooms
  • 8917 rooms
  • 4888 rooms
  • 1259+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 1,938Less than $10,000
  • 3,178$10,000 to $19,999
  • 2,885$20,000 to $29,999
  • 3,740$30,000 to $39,999
  • 3,411$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2,535$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,290$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,069$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,719$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,036$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,889$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,422$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Santa Fe, NM

  • Distribution of house value in Santa Fe, NM in 2019
  • 194Less than $10,000
  • 219$10,000 to $14,999
  • 170$15,000 to $19,999
  • 692$20,000 to $24,999
  • 439$25,000 to $29,999
  • 50$35,000 to $39,999
  • 149$50,000 to $59,999
  • 251$70,000 to $79,999
  • 108$80,000 to $89,999
  • 358$90,000 to $99,999
  • 807$100,000 to $124,999
  • 255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 684$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,089$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,949$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,845$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,960$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2,371$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,518$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,213$750,000 to $999,999
  • 472$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 420$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 562$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Santa Fe, NM

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Santa Fe, NM in 2019
  • 91Less than $100
  • 62$100 to $149
  • 432$150 to $199
  • 185$200 to $249
  • 465$250 to $299
  • 155$300 to $349
  • 44$350 to $399
  • 150$400 to $449
  • 313$450 to $499
  • 694$500 to $549
  • 376$600 to $649
  • 233$650 to $699
  • 205$700 to $749
  • 865$750 to $799
  • 1,076$800 to $899
  • 709$900 to $999
  • 2,279$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,400$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,258$1,500 to $1,999
  • 519$2,000 to $2,499
  • 203$2,500 to $2,999
  • 54$3,000 to $3,499
  • 129$3,500 or more
  • 440No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.9%
Number of people working at home: 3,141 (7.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,021
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,380
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,475
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10,564
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,559
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 966
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,758
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 465
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,392
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 892
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,236
  • 90 or more minutes: 477
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Santa Fe

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 42,872 (75.8%)
  • Carpooled: 6,740 (11.9%)
  • Bus: 243 (0.4%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 503 (0.9%)
  • Taxi: 744 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 275 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 736 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 4,476 (7.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 1.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.2%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 31.8%Males
  • 11.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 5.3%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
  • 2,4372010 or later
  • 4,9292000 to 2009
  • 2,2481990 to 1999
  • 1,5371980 to 1989
  • 6591970 to 1979
  • 828Before 1970
Ancestries in Santa Fe, NM

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 2,769 (5.3%)
  • English: 1,587 (3.0%)
  • European: 1,472 (2.8%)
  • German: 1,344 (2.6%)
  • Irish: 959 (1.8%)
  • Italian: 698 (1.3%)
  • Northern European: 422 (0.8%)
  • British: 371 (0.7%)
  • Scottish: 346 (0.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 264 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 256 (0.5%)
  • Polish: 253 (0.5%)
  • Russian: 249 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 234 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 210 (0.4%)
  • French: 198 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 193 (0.4%)
  • Dutch: 156 (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 110 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 103 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 84 (0.2%)
  • Kenyan: 77 (0.1%)
  • Greek: 77 (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 64 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 60 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 57 (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 55 (0.1%)
  • South African: 53 (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 45 (0.09%)
  • Swiss: 43 (0.08%)
  • Celtic: 39 (0.07%)
  • Danish: 38 (0.07%)
  • Romanian: 38 (0.07%)
  • Iranian: 33 (0.06%)
  • Arab: 32 (0.06%)
  • Finnish: 31 (0.06%)
  • Brazilian: 30 (0.06%)
  • African: 29 (0.06%)
  • Armenian: 28 (0.05%)
  • Belizean: 26 (0.05%)
  • Turkish: 25 (0.05%)
  • Nigerian: 24 (0.05%)
  • Croatian: 23 (0.04%)
  • Albanian: 15 (0.03%)
  • Portuguese: 12 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 11 (0.02%)
  • Jordanian: 11 (0.02%)
  • Basque: 9 (0.02%)
  • Lebanese: 9 (0.02%)
  • Jamaican: 9 (0.02%)
  • Yugoslavian: 9 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 8 (0.02%)
  • Cajun: 8 (0.02%)
  • Afghan: 7 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 6 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Estonian: 5 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 4 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 3 (0.01%)

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

Mexico
Santa Fe:

61.8% (7,711)
New Mexico:

68.8% (135,722)

El Salvador
Santa Fe:

6.4% (799)
New Mexico:

1.0% (1,961)

Guatemala
Santa Fe:

5.4% (677)
New Mexico:

0.9% (1,838)

Germany
Santa Fe:

2.1% (267)
New Mexico:

1.8% (3,645)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Santa Fe:

2.0% (248)
New Mexico:

1.7% (3,367)

Canada
Santa Fe:

1.6% (200)
New Mexico:

1.3% (2,505)

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

  • This state: 38,761
  • Other state: 32,091
  • Northeast: 6,141
  • Midwest: 7,047
  • South: 9,123
  • West: 9,780

88.5% of Santa Fe residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.3% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37.3% lived in New Mexico.


Santa Fe:

88.5%
State average:

86.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 758
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 65
  • 5th and 6th grade: 385
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,117
  • 9th grade: 622
  • 10th grade: 564
  • 11th grade: 405
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 413
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,782
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,141
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,370
  • Associate degree: 1,572
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,484
  • Master's degree: 3,470
  • Professional school degree: 874
  • Doctorate degree: 861
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 561
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 66
  • 5th and 6th grade: 960
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,017
  • 9th grade: 323
  • 10th grade: 375
  • 11th grade: 526
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 141
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,910
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,498
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6,067
  • Associate degree: 2,435
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,609
  • Master's degree: 5,553
  • Professional school degree: 1,043
  • Doctorate degree: 686
Educational Attainment for Females
Santa Fe marital status for males
Santa Fe marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,625
  • One, attached: 4,813
  • Two: 1,320
  • 3 or 4: 1,850
  • 5 to 9: 1,484
  • 10 to 19: 1,568
  • 20 to 49: 1,130
  • 50 or more: 806
  • Mobile homes: 4,285

Median worth of mobile homes: $35,379

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 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
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Santa Fe, NM
  • 72.6%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 447
Here:

6.9%
New Mexico:

7.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 471
Here:

11.5%
New Mexico:

6.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 834
Here:

29.3%
New Mexico:

11.1%
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