Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population 2018

Santa Fe County, New Mexico's estimated population is 148,750 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Fe County, New Mexico is the 3rd largest county in New Mexico.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017148,7501,4300.97%
2016147,320-623-0.42%
2016147,9436670.45%
2015147,2762930.20%
2014146,9833670.25%
2013146,6164470.31%
2012146,1697270.50%
2011145,4429190.64%
2010144,52345,59546.09%
199098,92823,56831.27%
198075,36021,60440.19%
197053,7568,78619.54%
196044,9706,81717.87%
195038,1537,32723.77%
194030,82611,25957.54%
193019,5674,53730.19%
192015,0302601.76%
191014,7701120.76%
190014,6581,0968.08%
189013,5622,69524.80%
188010,8671,16812.04%
18709,6991,58519.53%
18608,1144015.20%
18507,7130.00%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White122,883
Some Other Race12,611
American Indian and Alaska Native4,936
Two or More Races3,855
Asian1,797
Black or African American1,150
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander88

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Median Age

45


Total

43.2


Male

46.7


Female

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Adults

There are 118,593 adults, (29,169 of which are seniors) in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Sex Ratio

Female

75,716

51.40%

Male

71,604

48.60%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Households and Families

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Male58.6%41.4%
Female58.2%41.8%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All61,2862.3569.7
Married26,1972.9783.6
Non Family25,1761.2459.8
Female6,9873.5858.2
Male2,9263.4558.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Households

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Education

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,9825.56%
9th to 12th Grade6,6436.17%
High School Graduate23,65621.98%
Some College20,83219.36%
Associates Degree6,4175.96%
Bachelors Degree22,50920.92%
Graduate Degree21,56220.04%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,27152,85132,805
Hispanic47,50036,6848,467
Other Race8,4786,102844
Native American2,8882,682770
Multiple Races2,3342,068974
Asian1,4721,4201,081
Black829737390
Islander594730

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 73.44%.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,814$36,519$32,079
Less Than High School$20,901$23,090$17,676
High School Grad$27,055$29,633$24,996
Some College$32,073$36,787$29,683
Bachelors Degree$44,700$49,216$41,934
Graduate Degree$55,961$69,536$50,055

$34,814

Average Earnings

$36,519

Average Male

$32,079

Average Female

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language by Age

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Language

65.31% of Santa Fe County, New Mexico residents speak only English, while 34.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.50% of the population.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic73,75715,56621.10%
White62,7695,9399.46%
Other11,9572,60421.78%
Native4,7191,04122.06%
Multiple3,72451613.86%
Black1,02712512.17%
Asian1,781744.15%
Islander8589.41%

15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.65%

Male Poverty Rate

16.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is Native, with 22.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe County, New Mexico is Asian, with 4.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.74%.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.08%
High School16.20%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.45%
Male Unemployed30.39%
Male Employed7.59%
Female Employed7.55%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Income

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,370$78,731
Families$66,202$92,027
Married Families$82,942$108,375
Non Families$40,331$56,502

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Married by Age and Sex

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Marital Status by Race

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by War

10,034

Number of Veterans

9,089

Male Veterans

945

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,232
First Gulf War1,424
Second Gulf War864
Korea844
World War II631

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,114
75+2,570
35 to 542,087
55 to 641,931
18 to 34332

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,8728.87%
Hispanic3,6246.61%
Other4454.53%
Indian3429.94%
2 or More2158.14%
Black11712.06%
Asian332.16%
Hawaiian1011.36%

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Veterans by Education

7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment Status

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment by Race

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Santa Fe808828387529933.70%
Española 1023210138-94-0.92%
Edgewood 37333805721.93%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990