Santa Clara, New Mexico Population 2024

1,598

Santa Clara is a city located in Grant County New Mexico. Santa Clara has a 2024 population of 1,598. Santa Clara is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,637 in 2020.

The average household income in Santa Clara is $54,133 with a poverty rate of 29.75%. The median age in Santa Clara is 44.9 years: 57.1 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Santa Clara Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Clara was:

  • White: 64.33%
  • Two or more races: 35.32%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
803.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.38% (-39)
The current population of Santa Clara, New Mexico is 1,598 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,637.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,12264.33%
Two or more races61635.32%
Other race60.34%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Santa Clara Population by Race

Santa Clara Population Pyramid 2024

Santa Clara Median Age

44.9

Total

57.1

Male

42.3

Female

Santa Clara Adults

There are 1,351 adults, (469 of whom are seniors) in Santa Clara.

Santa Clara Age Dependency

97.7

Age Dependency Ratio

53.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Clara Sex Ratio

Female98756.59%
Male75743.41%

Santa Clara Population by Age

Santa Clara Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5552.968.531.5
Non Family2071.3652.247.8
Married1763.4389.210.8
Female1014.3454.545.5
Male714.0484.515.5

3.55

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Santa Clara Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade17414.81%
Associates Degree948%
Bachelors Degree847.15%
Graduate Degree1099.28%
High School Graduate37932.26%
Less Than 9th Grade1048.85%
Some College23119.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Santa Clara Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Clara Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic927691140
2+ Races45630895
White24320153
Other Race660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.81%.

Santa Clara Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$32,813$0$33,073
Graduate Degree$52,188$0$52,135
High School Graduate$35,045$36,161$18,750
Less Than 9th Grade$128,333$0$0
Overall$33,933$36,451$28,462
Some College$22,917$0$0

$33,933

Average Earnings

$36,451

Average Male

$28,462

Average Female

Santa Clara Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Clara Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Santa Clara Language

54.68% of Santa Clara residents speak only English, while 45.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.02% of the population.

Santa Clara Language

Santa Clara Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,27437029.04%
Multiple58519433.16%
White33110431.42%

29.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.88%

Male Poverty Rate

34.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Clara

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara is Multiple, with 33.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Clara is Hispanic, with 29.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.82%.

Santa Clara Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.57%
Some College17.83%
High School13.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Santa Clara Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60%
Female Employed4.92%
Male Employed4.31%
Male Unemployed0%

Santa Clara Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Clara Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,500$69,467
Households$46,078$54,133
Married Families$60,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,155$25,485

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Santa Clara Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.8%

Male Marriage Rate

20.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Clara Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Santa Clara Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Santa Clara Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Santa Clara Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

100

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam52
Korea16
World War II10
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

Santa Clara Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+55
65 to 7445
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Santa Clara Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White708.15%
Hispanic666.24%
2+ Races306.17%

Santa Clara Veterans by Race

Santa Clara Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Clara Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Clara Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Clara Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Clara Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.05%

Born in Santa Clara

95.3%

Native Born

4.7%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

4.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.3% of Santa Clara residents were born in the United States, with 82.05% having been born in New Mexico. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Clara Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,549-10-0.64%
20281,559-10-0.64%
20271,569-9-0.57%
20261,578-10-0.63%
20251,588-10-0.63%
20241,598-10-0.62%
20231,608-4-0.25%
20221,612-9-0.56%
20211,621-16-0.98%
20201,637-120-6.83%
20191,757-19-1.07%
20181,776-24-1.33%
20171,800-24-1.32%
20161,824-20-1.08%
20151,844-29-1.55%
20141,873-12-0.64%
20131,885-8-0.42%
20121,893-6-0.32%
20111,899-1-0.05%
20101,90000%

Santa Clara Population by Year