Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSanta FeNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$37,178$24,459$29,829
Median household income$57,274$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,388$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,771$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$35,171$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$28,469$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%20.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Santa Fe is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Santa Fe is 4% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Santa Fe is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Santa Fe is 5% lower than the national average

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      $38,178 $57,274 $114,548
      $30,446 $45,674 $91,348
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Santa Fe median earnings by income bracket

      Santa Fe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%12.1%
      Manufacturing sector3.5%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%1.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%16.9%
      Public administration9.0%9.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%4.0%
      Education, health & social services13.2%13.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      White Rock, NM5,845$128,723132.7%
      Chupadero, NM256$128,364132.0%
      Lamy, NM158$79,61543.9%
      Tesuque, NM828$78,75042.3%
      Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM5,510$77,57640.2%
      Santa Fe, NM84,418$57,2743.5%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Alhambra, CA84,509$66,59320.4%
      Redwood City, CA84,518$123,294122.9%
      Johns Creek, GA84,551$125,862127.5%
      New Braunfels, TX84,622$71,27428.8%
      Danbury, CT84,650$73,20432.3%
      Santa Fe, NM84,418$57,2743.5%
      Source: The Santa Fe, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).