Santa Fe is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 84,683 people and 44 constituent neighborhoods, Santa Fe is the fourth largest community in New Mexico.
Santa Fe real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Santa Fe house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Santa Fe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Santa Fe are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Santa Fe is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Santa Fe who work in management occupations (12.22%), office and administrative support (10.86%), and sales jobs (10.38%).
Of important note, Santa Fe is also a city of artists. Santa Fe has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Santa Fe’s character.
The education level of Santa Fe ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Santa Fe, 41.71% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Santa Fe in 2018 was $37,081, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $148,324 for a family of four. However, Santa Fe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Santa Fe is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Santa Fe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Santa Fe, accounting for 55.16% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Santa Fe residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Santa Fe include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Santa Fe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.