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About Santa Fe County

According to the Census 2010 Santa Fe County has a population of 144,170 (increase of 11.5 percent). The population density was 67.7 people per square mile and there are 64,632 households. The median income for Santa Fe County is $52,923.

Information from the U.S. Census Bureau, State and County QuickFacts


Santa Fe County has a total area of 1,911 square miles (twice as large as the state of Rhode Island and as large as Delaware). Approximately 1,909 square miles of it (99.92%) is land and 2 square miles of it (0.08%) is water. The highest point in the County is the summit of Santa Fe Baldy (12,622 ft.).


First established by Mexico in 1844, Santa Fe County was reestablished in 1852 as one of the first counties in the United States New Mexico Territory.

Santa Fe County Government

Elected Officials: Oversight is provided by publicly elected officials – Board of County Commissioners(5 board members), County Clerk, County Assessor, County Treasurer, County Probate Judgeand County Sheriff. Santa Fe County has approximately 1002 positions of which approximately 850 are currently filled.