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Retire To Santa Fe, NM
City Report

Santa Fe, New Mexico is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.



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Read the city profile and recent blog posts from local real estate and community experts. The EPA map on page 3 shows superfund cleanups in the area and the interactive map below provides a birds-eye view of the city.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico


Santa Fe Population
. 1990 2000 2010
Santa Fe Metro Area blank blank 144,170
Santa Fe 55,859 62,203 67,947



Santa Fe
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2013 .$323,5370.1%
2012 .$323,0620.4%
2011 .$321,6910.6%
2010 .$319,6995.2%
2009 . $303,928 -8.8%
2008 . $333,377 -8.5%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2013)
. Santa Fe GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $323,537 $345,000
Nearest Big City Albuquerque na
Home Sales Price in Albuquerque $181,000 $251,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 144% of Albuquerque home prices 137%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2013)
. Santa Fe GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $323,537 $345,000
Monthly Rent $1,420 $1,363
Price/Rent Index 15.3 times the annual rent 17.0



Santa Fe
Cost of Living (2013)
112% GPTR 99 City Average
118%



Santa Fe Taxes
(2012-2013)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.3% -- 16* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 103 days 28* -- 107 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Santa Fe Building Permits
(single family homes)
2012 na
2011 94
2010 96
2009 102
2008 140



Santa Fe Interactive Maps


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