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, 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 sales and office workers, managers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Santa Fe who work in office and administrative support (15.13%), management occupations (13.07%), and sales jobs (11.10%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Santa Fe has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Santa Fe a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The percentage of people in Santa Fe with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.95% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Santa Fe in 2010 was $31,484, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,936 for a family of four. However, Santa Fe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 12.74% 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.