Santa Fe, NM

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Population

82,980

0.0639% growth

Median Age

42.8


Median Household Income

$53,922

4.56% growth

Poverty Rate

15.1%


Number of Employees

40,339

1.03% growth

Median Property Value

$265,000

2.04% growth

About

In 2017, Santa Fe, NM had a population of 83k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $53,922. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Santa Fe, NM grew from 82,927 to 82,980, a 0.0639% increase and its median household income grew from $51,572 to $53,922, a 4.56% increase.

The population of Santa Fe, NM is 54.7% Hispanic or Latino, 40% White Alone, and 1.49% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. N/A% of the people in Santa Fe, NM speak a non-English language, and 90.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Santa Fe, NM are Santa Fe University of Art and Design (166 degrees awarded in 2016), St. John's College (245652) (115 degrees), and Southwestern College (188207) (76 degrees).

The median property value in Santa Fe, NM is $265,000, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Santa Fe, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Fe, NM is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Santa Fe, NM employs 40.3k people. The largest industries in Santa Fe, NM are Retail Trade (5,256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,133 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,653 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,298), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,906), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,216).

Median household income in Santa Fe, NM is $53,922. Males in Santa Fe, NM have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,925. The income inequality in Santa Fe, NM (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,922

2017 value

± $1,638

4.56%

1 Year Growth

± 3.99%

Households in Santa Fe, NM have a median annual income of $53,922, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,572 in 2016, which represents a 4.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,854

Average Male Salary

± $2,038

$41,925

Average Female Salary

± $1,598

In 2017, full-time male employees in New Mexico made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $52,566 ± $11,622

  2. White

    $43,679 ± $1,381

  3. Black

    $41,055 ± $8,510

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New Mexico workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Santa Fe, NM is from New Mexico.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.463

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Mexico was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Mexico was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in New Mexico in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Mexico across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 105

  2. Census Tract 104

  3. Census Tract 103.16

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Santa Fe, NM was Census Tract 105 with a value of $101,927, followed by Census Tract 104 and Census Tract 103.16, with respective values of $99,120 and $93,519.

The following map shows all of the places in Santa Fe, NM colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Santa Fe, NM (12.4k out of 82k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,086 ± 711

  2. Hispanic

    8,558 ± 684

  3. Other

    1,579 ± 288

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Santa Fe, NM is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

40.3k

2017 Value

± 1,318

1.03%

1 Year growth

± 4.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Santa Fe, NM grew at a rate of 1.03%, from 39.9k employees to 40.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Santa Fe, NM, are Management Occupations (4,675 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,575 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,279 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Santa Fe, NM.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Santa Fe, NM, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (4,675 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,575 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,279 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Santa Fe, NM has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.44 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.18 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.13 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Santa Fe, NM, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($77,399), Legal Occupations ($72,778), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,413).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

40.3k

2017 Value

± 1,318

1.03%

1 Year growth

± 4.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Santa Fe, NM grew at a rate of 1.03%, from 39.9k employees to 40.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Santa Fe, NM, are Retail Trade (5,256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,133 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,653 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Santa Fe, NM, though some of these residents may live in Santa Fe, NM and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Santa Fe, NM, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (5,256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,133 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (4,653 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Santa Fe, NM has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.05 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.68 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Santa Fe, NM, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,298), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,906), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,216).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $12.9B

  2. $12.8B

  3. $7.72B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $12.9B, followed by Crude petroleum ($12.8B) and Electronics ($7.72B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Mexico products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$69.2B

2015 Value

$110B

Projected 2045 Value

59.8% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Mexico trade was $69.2B. This is expected to increase 59.8% to $110B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Mexico trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Mexico to other states, or from other states to New Mexico.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $9.94B

  2. $8.59B

  3. $5.67B

In 2015, the top outbound New Mexico domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $9.94B, followed by Arizona with $8.59B and Oregon and $5.67B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Mexico shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

84.8% of the population of Santa Fe, NM has health coverage, with 35.6% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 15.1% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Santa Fe, NM was $7,214 in 2014. This is a 5.16% increase from the previous year ($6,860).

Primary care physicians in Santa Fe, NM see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.684% increase from the previous year (1316 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1544 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 271 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, McKinley County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,325 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Mexico see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.684% increase from the previous year (1,316 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Mexico in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,214

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,155

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,445

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,663

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Mexico (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.16%, from $6,860 to $7,214.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.2%

Uninsured

35.6%

Employer Coverage

18.2%

Medicaid

15.1%

Medicare

14.5%

Non-Group

1.28%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Santa Fe, NM declined by 13.1% from 17.5% to 15.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Santa Fe, NM changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.7% prevalence

  2. 13.3% prevalence

  3. 10.9% prevalence

Cibola County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico, at 13.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Mexico by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Santa Fe, NM is home to a population of 83k people, from which 90.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Santa Fe, NM residents were born outside of the country (12.1k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Santa Fe, NM is composed of 45.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (54.7%), 33.2k White Alone residents (40%), 1.24k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.49%), 1.21k Two or More Races residents (1.46%), 1.05k Asian Alone residents (1.27%), 650 Black or African American Alone residents (0.783%), 195 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.235%), and 73 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.088%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Santa Fe, NM are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Santa Fe, NM was 42.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Santa Fe, NM are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Santa Fe, NM residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    12.1k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Santa Fe, NM residents (12.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Santa Fe, NM was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    145,710 ± 9,038 people

  2. Germany

    5,026 ± 1,738 people

  3. Philippines

    3,772 ± 1,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Mexico was Mexico, the natal country of 145,710 New Mexico residents, followed by Germany with 5,026 and Philippines with 3,772.

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Citizenship

90.1%

2017 Citizenship

89.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.1% of Santa Fe, NM residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Santa Fe, NM was 89.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    45.4k ± 1.45k

  2. White Alone

    33.2k ± 707

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    1.24k ± 267

In 2017, there were 1.37 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (45.4k people) in Santa Fe, NM than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.2k White Alone and 1.24k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Santa Fe, NM as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Santa Fe, NM citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Santa Fe, NM was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Santa Fe, NM are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,861 ± 201

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    568 ± 141

  3. Korea

    505 ± 133

Santa Fe, NM has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Santa Fe, NM awarded 426 degrees. The student population of Santa Fe, NM is skewed towards women, with 631 male students and 890 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Santa Fe, NM are White (233 and 58%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (100 and 24.9%), Unknown (19 and 4.73%), and Two or More Races (18 and 4.48%).

The largest universities in Santa Fe, NM by number of degrees awarded are Santa Fe University of Art and Design (166 and 39%), St. John's College (245652) (115 and 27%), and Southwestern College (188207) (76 and 17.8%).

The most popular majors in Santa Fe, NM are Liberal Arts & Sciences (104 and 24.4%), Cinematography & Film Production (59 and 13.8%), and Art Therapy (42 and 9.86%).

The median tuition costs in Santa Fe, NM are $49,758 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 26 degrees awarded

  2. 79 degrees awarded

  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Santa Fe, NM was General Music with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Santa Fe, NM according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 166 degrees awarded

  2. 115 degrees awarded

  3. 76 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$49,758

Median Private

In 2016, the Santa Fe, NM institution with the largest number of graduating students was Santa Fe University of Art and Design with 166 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

174

Degrees Awarded to Men

252

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 174 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Santa Fe, NM, which is 0.69 times less than the 252 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    233 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    100 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    19 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Santa Fe, NM were to White students. These 233 degrees mean that there were 2.33 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 100 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Santa Fe, NM was $265,000 in 2017, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $259,700 to $265,000, a 2.04% increase. The homeownership rate in Santa Fe, NM is 62.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Santa Fe, NM have an average commute time of 17.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Santa Fe, NM is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$53,922

Median Household Income

± $1,638

35.5k

Number of Households

± 1,187

In 2017, the median household income of the 35.5k households in Santa Fe, NM grew to $53,922 from the previous year's value of $51,572.

The following chart displays the households in Santa Fe, NM distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$265,000

2017 Median

± $6,691

$259,700

2016 Median

± $7,058

In 2017, the median property value in Santa Fe, NM grew to to $265,000 from the previous year's value of $259,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Santa Fe, NM compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Santa Fe, NM the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Santa Fe, NM distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Santa Fe, NM the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.5%

2017 Homeownership

62.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.5% of the housing units in Santa Fe, NM were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Santa Fe, NM compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Santa Fe, NM distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Santa Fe, NM have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

17.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Santa Fe, NM have a shorter commute time (17.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.838% of the workforce in Santa Fe, NM have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Carpooled

    9.45%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.26%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Santa Fe, NM was Drove Alone (77.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.45%) and those who Worked At Home (6.26%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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