Santa Fe, Texas Population 2021

13,599
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Santa Fe is a city located in Galveston County Texas. With a 2020 population of 13,599, it is the 197th largest city in Texas and the 2472nd largest city in the United States . Santa Fe is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 11.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,222 in 2010. Santa Fe reached it's highest population of 13,599 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Santa Fe has a population density of 782 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Fe is $92,930 with a poverty rate of 11.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $932 per month, and the median house value is $184,700. The median age in Santa Fe is 40.7 years, 38.9 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Santa Fe Demographics

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

  • White: 94.58%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Other race: 0.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Santa Fe, Texas is 13,599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,222.

Santa Fe, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,55494.58%
Two or More Races5434.09%
Some Other Race860.65%
Black or African American500.38%
Asian280.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.10%
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Santa Fe Population by Race

Santa Fe Population Pyramid $2021

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Santa Fe Median Age

40.7


Total

38.9


Male

43.8


Female

Santa Fe Adults

There are 10,152 adults, (2,495 of whom are seniors) in Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Fe Sex Ratio

Female

6,594

49.68%

Male

6,680

50.32%

Santa Fe Population by Age

Santa Fe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Fe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Female63.1%36.9%
Male35.3%64.7%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Fe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6212.8778.4
Married2,9183.587.3
Non Family1,0661.1167.5
Female4643.0463.1
Male1732.6735.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Santa Fe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3153.55%
9th to 12th Grade5956.70%
High School Graduate2,78731.37%
Some College3,14335.38%
Associates Degree7398.32%
Bachelors Degree1,08312.19%
Graduate Degree2212.49%
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Santa Fe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Fe Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,5586,9021,152
Hispanic958705110
2+ Races39736042
Other Race4320
Black2726
Native American77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.24%.

Santa Fe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,960$53,436$30,631
Less Than 9th Grade$42,337$44,500$
High School Graduate$32,292$53,807$21,647
Some College$42,950$62,908$31,895
Bachelors Degree$59,539$52,756$85,205
Graduate Degree$81,316$$102,578

$43,960

Average Earnings

$53,436

Average Male

$30,631

Average Female

Santa Fe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Fe Language by Age

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Santa Fe Language

94.22% of Santa Fe residents speak only English, while 5.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.68% of the population.

Santa Fe Language

Santa Fe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8991,0819.92%
Hispanic1,73842024.17%
Other861618.60%

11.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.56%

Male Poverty Rate

13.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Fe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe is Hispanic, with 24.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe is White, with 9.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.19%.

Santa Fe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.39%
High School11.12%
Bachelors or Greater5.53%
Some College5.00%

Santa Fe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.20%
Male Unemployed27.78%
Female Employed10.00%
Male Employed2.70%

Santa Fe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Fe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,486$92,930
Families$85,280$107,051
Married Families$97,571-
Non Families$26,211$43,817
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Income by Household Type

Santa Fe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Fe Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Fe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Santa Fe Marital Status by Race

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Santa Fe Marital Status

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746

Number of Veterans

706

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam344
First Gulf War169
Second Gulf War163
Korea67
World War II

Santa Fe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74223
35 to 54209
75+182
55 to 64118
18 to 3414

Santa Fe Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6767.03%
Hispanic655.47%
2+ Races6115.37%
Black933.33%

Santa Fe Veterans by Race

Santa Fe Veterans by Education

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1.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Fe Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Fe Employment by Age

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Santa Fe Employment by Race

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Santa Fe Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.48%

Born in Santa Fe

99.28%

Native Born

0.72%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.28% of Santa Fe residents were born in the United States, with 76.48% having been born in Texas. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Fe Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,599750.55%
202013,524750.56%
201913,449750.56%
201813,374560.42%
201713,3181310.99%
201613,1871981.52%
201512,9891691.32%
201412,8201771.40%
201312,6431361.09%
201212,5071271.03%
201112,380310.25%
201012,3492,8012.61%
20009,5481,1191.25%
19908,4292,2573.17%
19806,1720.00%

Santa Fe Population by Year