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Santa Fe
  • Town in New Mexico

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Santa Fe is a town in New Mexico with a population of 87,617. Santa Fe is in Santa Fe County. Living in Santa Fe offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Santa Fe there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Santa Fe and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Santa Fe are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$370,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,314
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    757.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    47.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    112.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,076.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,058.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    749.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  11%

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