What you need to know about Santa Fe, NM

As the second-oldest city in the U.S., it's easy to see why Santa Fe earned a spot on our list of Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation. Just an hour's drive from Albuquerque, the city has a thriving cultural scene and is home to the famous Fiestas de Santa Fe, which has taken place since 1712. In addition, Santa Fe's gorgeous landscape makes the city a romantic destination.

Top 10 Historic Preservation Cities 2012


Down by 3.43%
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Loretto Chapel spiral staircase
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Rich in historical ambiance, the City Different is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of arts and culture

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Homes Owned 60.97%
60.97% Complete
Homes Rented 39.03%
39.03% Complete

Real Estate

In Santa Fe, New Mexico

Ready to move to Santa Fe? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Santa Fe.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Santa Fe, New Mexico

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Santa Fe rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Most residents are
Over 65 Years old


In Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Bachelor’s Degree 44%
44% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete

Santa Fe, NM's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Historic Preservation Cities 2012

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