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Santa Fe, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Santa Fe had a population of 13,357 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Santa Fe is located at latitude 29.3876 and longitude -95.1015 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Santa Fe (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Santa Fe (GNIS ID: 2411822) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Santa Fe is located within Texas City-League City Division of Galveston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Santa Fe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Santa Fe: Alta Loma, Alto Loma, Arcadia.

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Santa Fe, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,357
Population in Households 13,348
Population in Familes 11,522
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 768
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 5,012
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 3,796
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,930 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,082 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $166,811
Average Home Value $190,416


Median Household Income $67,087
Average Household Income $82,920
Per Capita Income $30,656
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.16% 1.69%
Households 1.19% 1.67%
Families 1.08% 1.56%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Santa Fe, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Fe to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 208 88th
Population Density1 # 894 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1198 32nd
Median Household Income # 261 85th
Per Capita Income # 307 83rd

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