Santa Fe demographics profile

StatisticSanta FeNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,5891791
Median age42.937.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English63%65%79%
Speak Spanish33%28%13%
Santa Fe, NM has a population of 82,927 and is the 413th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,589 per sq mi which is 9172% higher than the New Mexico average and 1654% higher than the national average. The median age in Santa Fe is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the New Mexico average of 37. In Santa Fe, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 63% speak English and 33% speak Spanish. 45% of Santa Fe residents were born in New Mexico, 39% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Santa Fe is 9172% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Santa Fe is 15% higher than New Mexico.
  • In Santa Fe 84.56% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Santa Fe 0.87% of the population is African American.
  • In Santa Fe 1.28% of the population is Asian.

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Santa Fe population breakdown by race

RaceSanta FeNew MexicoNational
African American0.87%2.01%12.63%
American Indian2.11%9.28%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.06%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race2.78%3.26%3.06%
Other race8.35%10.49%4.75%
In Santa Fe, 54.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Santa Fe age breakdown

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Source: The Santa Fe, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).