Santa Fe, TX


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Santa Fe is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,037 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Santa Fe is the 195th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Santa Fe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Santa Fe is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Santa Fe who work in office and administrative support (13.97%), management occupations (13.44%), and sales jobs (12.71%).

In Santa Fe, just 12.82% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Santa Fe in 2010 was $30,456, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,824 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 12.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Santa Fe include Irish, English, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Santa Fe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.