Santa Fe County

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico

102 Grant Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505) 986-6200
Fax: (505) 995-2740
www.co.santa-fe.nm.us

In north-central NM, northeast of Albuquerque; original county; organized Jan 9, 1852 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the capital of NM and the county seat; Spanish 'Holy Faith.'

Area (sq mi):: 1910.79 (land 1909.19; water 1.60) Population per square mile: 73.80
Population 2005: 140,855 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 8.90%; 1990-2000 30.70% Population 2000: 129,292 (White 45.50%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 49.00%; Asian 0.90%; Other 25.00%). Foreign born: 10.10%. Median age: 37.90
Income 2000: per capita $23,594; median household $42,207; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,627-$32,378
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 22.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Santa Fe County seat (68,041)

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