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Santa Fe, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Santa Fe had a population of 14,444 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Santa Fe is located at latitude 29.378 and longitude -95.1058 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Santa Fe 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.

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

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Santa Fe, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Santa Fe, TX Housing Affordability Index is 180
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Santa Fe, TX Wealth Index is 119
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,444
Population in Households 14,435
Population in Familes 12,443
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density 830
Diversity Index1 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $73,760
Average Household Income $94,104
Per Capita Income $34,768
Wealth Index3 119

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,232 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,197 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $199,700
Housing Affordability Index2 180
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,429
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 4,099
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.64% 1.73%
Households 1.68% 1.72%
Families 1.57% 1.65%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Santa Fe, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Santa Fe to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 201 89th
Population Density # 859 51st
Diversity Index # 1192 32nd
Median Household Income # 293 83rd
Per Capita Income # 281 84th

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