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Pros

-Climate and setting
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Tourist impact
-Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Santa Fe Metro Area


Santa Fe, established almost 400 years ago, is the capital of New Mexico; a crossroads of American Indian, Spanish, and European cultures; and a tourist attraction. The area’s distinct architecture, lifestyle, and food are unique among American cities. Over 250 art galleries and the recently opened Georgia O’Keeffe Museum attract visitors from around the world.


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Quick Facts About Santa Fe


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Santa Fe is 4.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Fe jobs have Increased by 0.79 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Fe's cost of living is 20.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Santa Fe's population is 68,298 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.68 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Santa Fe is $284,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.00 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Santa Fe public schools spend $12,502 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Santa Fe.

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Comments


Middle Class stay away
I'm a young/middle age, single professional who is middle class. The disparity in this town is staggering related to the socio-economic classes. I can't find anyone... (read more)
re: in answer to the cons of moving to santa fe -
Hi Denise, I'm looking to move to a dry sunny place where "the weather suits my clothes". I'm living in Northern Canada and while the air and water is clean and it is... (read more)
re: Unsettled in Santa Fe - 10/12/2012
If it's artsy and new age, that's perfect for me. I'm not an old lady I prefer to see myself as "vintage" and sort of an older hippie chick. I am leery because I hate... (read more)
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