Most Expensive Santa Fe Neighborhoods
Santa Fe is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 70,297 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.
Santa Fe is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.62% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 sales jobs (11.46%), office and administrative support (10.52%) and management occupations (10.41%).
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.
Also of interest is that Santa Fe has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Santa Fe telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.59% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing noticeable about Santa Fe, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Santa Fe is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Santa Fe a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The citizens of Santa Fe are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.00% of adults in Santa Fe have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Santa Fe in 2010 was $33,967, which is wealthy relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,868 for a family of four. However, Santa Fe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Santa Fe is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Santa Fe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Santa Fe residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Santa Fe also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 48.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Santa Fe include German, English, Irish, Italian, Scottish and French.
The most common language spoken in Santa Fe is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|SANTA FE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||31,498|
|SANTA FE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||59.71%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||40.29%|
|TYPE OF SANTA FE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||60.73%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.53%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.46%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.16%|
|SIZE OF SANTA FE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.63%|
|AGE OF SANTA FE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||18.05%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||49.19%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||24.45%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.32%|
|SANTA FE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$267,352|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,203|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $47,000||7.38%|
|$47,001 - $95,000||2.44%|
|$95,001 - $189,000||16.70%|
|$189,001 - $284,000||29.82%|
|$284,001 - $379,000||16.47%|
|$379,001 - $473,000||8.14%|
|$473,001 - $710,000||10.41%|
|$710,001 - $947,000||4.46%|
|PEOPLE OF SANTA FE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.27%|
|5 TO 17||13.61%|
|18 TO 24||7.37%|
|25 TO 34||12.00%|
|35 TO 54||25.90%|
|55 TO 64||16.30%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.10%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$50,213|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,967|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||18.11%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.02%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.59%)
Public Service (9.04%)
Real estate (3.19%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.06%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||1.81%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.72%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.23%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||48.61%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.77%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (66.60%)
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