Santa Fe, NM Population

By | June 21, 2019

Population: 62,203. Estimated population in July 2020: 70,631 (+13.5% change)
Males: 29,758 (47.8%), Females: 32,445 (52.2%)

The city of Santa Fe is located in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. Check Countryaah.com for a full list of counties in New Mexico.

Zip codes: 87501, 87505.

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $40,392
Median house value: $182,800

Races in Santa Fe:

  • Hispanic (47.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (47.1%)
  • Other race (15.3%)
  • Two or more races (4.2%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Black (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.7%), English (10.2%), Irish (8.7%), United States (3.9%), Italian (2.8%), French (2.7%).

Elevation: 6989 feet

Land area: 37.3 square miles

Map of Santa Fe, NM

Population

For population 25 years and over in Santa Fe

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Santa Fe city

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

11.5% Foreign born (8.1% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,445 (+7.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Santa Fe:

  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (1700 CERRILLOS ROAD)
  • ST VINCENT HOSPITAL (455 ST MICHAEL’S DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Santa Fe:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Santa Fe:

  • ALBUQUERQUE INTL SUNPORT (about 62 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Abbreviation: ABQ)
  • SAN LUIS VALLEY REGIONAL/BERGMAN FIELD (about 122 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; Abbreviation: ALS)
  • SIERRA BLANCA REGIONAL (about 156 miles; RUIDOSO, NM; Abbreviation: SRR)

Other public-use airports nearest to Santa Fe:

  • SANTA FE MUNI (about 9 miles; SANTA FE, NM; Abbreviation: SAF)
  • SAN JUAN PUEBLO (about 25 miles; ESPANOLA, NM; Abbreviation: Q14)
  • LOS ALAMOS (about 25 miles; LOS ALAMOS, NM; Abbreviation: LAM)
Amtrak station:
SANTA FE () – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Santa Fe:

  • SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,760; Location: 6401 RICHARDS AVE; Public; Website: www.SANTA-FE.CC.NM.US)
  • COLLEGE OF SANTA FE (Full-time enrollment: 1,146; Location: 1600 ST MICHAELS DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: [email protected]; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ST JOHN’S COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 486; Location: 1160 CAMINO CRUZ BLANCA; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sjcsf.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS (Full-time enrollment: 127; Location: PO BOX 20007; Public)
  • SOUTHWEST ACUPUNCTURE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 86; Location: 2960 RODEO PARK DR W; Private, for-profit; Website: swacupuncture.com; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: SAN FELIPE AT AIRPORT RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.swc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • NEW MEXICO ACADEMY OF MASSAGE (Location: PO BOX 932; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santa Fe:

  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ALBUQUERQUE NM CAMPUS (about 55 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 3,261)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 61 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 9,188)
  • NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; LAS VEGAS, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,278)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 66 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ADAMS STATE COLLEGE (about 125 miles; ALAMOSA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,147)
  • SAN JUAN COLLEGE (about 170 miles; FARMINGTON, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,837)
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE (about 172 miles; DURANGO, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)

Schools

Public high schools in Santa Fe:

  • SANTA FE HIGH (Students: 1,833; Location: 2100 YUCCA ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CAPITAL HIGH (Students: 1,233; Location: 4851 PASEO DEL SOL; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • POJOAQUE HIGH (Students: 659; Location: 1574 STATE ROAD 502; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SANTA FE INDIAN SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: P.O. BOX 5340; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • MONTE DEL SOL CHARTE (Students: 304; Location: 4157 WALKING RAIN RD.; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • ACAD TECH. & CLASSIC (Students: 190; Location: 2395 RICHARDS AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • THE ACADEMY (Students: 166; Location: 2516 CERRILLOS RD.; Grades: 07 – 12)

Private high schools in Santa Fe:

  • ST MICHAELS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 100 SIRINGO ROAD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • SANTA FE PREPARATORY SCH (Students: 311; Location: 1101 CAMINO DE LA CRUZ BLANCA; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • DESERT ACADEMY AT SANTA FE (Students: 126; Location: RR 14 BOX 203; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • CHRISTIAN LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 86; Location: 121 E SIRINGO RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SANTA FE SECONDARY SCHOOL (Students: 34; Location: 230 ST. FRANCIS DR.; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • THE TUTORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 400 BRUNN SCHOOL RD; Grades: 3 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Santa Fe:

  • PINON ELEMENTARY (Students: 660; Location: 2921 CAMINO CABALLOS; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ORTIZ MIDDLE (Students: 656; Location: 4164 SOUTH MEADOWS; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • POJOAQUE PRIMARY EL (Students: 641; Location: 1574 STATE ROAD 502; Grades: PK – 04)
  • EL DORADO ELEM (Students: 523; Location: #2 AVENIDA TORREON; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DE VARGAS JR HIGH (Students: 521; Location: 1720 LLANO ROAD; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CAESAR CHAVEZ ELEM. (Students: 517; Location: 6251 JAGUAR DRIVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • RAMIREZ THOMAS ELEM (Students: 516; Location: 610 ALTA VISTA; Grades: KG – 05)
  • AGUA FRIA ELEM (Students: 495; Location: 3160 AGUA FRIA; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CHAPARRAL ELEM (Students: 486; Location: 2451 AVENIDA CHAPARRAL; Grades: KG – 06)
  • TURQUOISE TRAIL ELEM (Students: 432; Location: 13A SAN MARCOS LOOP; Grades: KG – 06)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Santa Fe:

  • ST FRANCIS CATHEDRAL ELEM SCH (Students: 220; Location: 275 EAST ALAMEDA; Grades: PK – 8)
  • S F WALDORF SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 26 PUESTA DEL SOL; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CRISTO REY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 167; Location: 316 CAMINO DELORA; Grades: KG – 8)
  • RIO GRANDE SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 715 CAMINO CABRA; Grades: KG – 6)
  • DESERT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 77; Location: 1130 CALLE LARGO; Grades: PK – 8)
  • LA MARIPOSA MONTESSORI (Students: 71; Location: 18 PUESTA DEL SOL RD; Grades: PK – 6)
  • GARCIA STREET CLUB INC (Students: 63; Location: 569 GARCIA ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • TEMPLE BETH SHALOM (Students: 60; Location: 205 E DARCOLA RD; Grades: PK – KG)
  • MONTE VISTA MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 1001 AVENIDA VISTA GRANDE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • REACH THE CHILDREN SCHOOL (Students: 54; Location: 527 DON GASPAR; Grades: KG – 6)

Libraries

Library in Santa Fe:

  • SANTA FE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,381,065; Location: 145 WASHINGTON AVENUE; 262,000 books; 6,146 audio materials; 3,651 video materials; 380 serial subscriptions)