Santa Fe, TX Population

Population: 9,548. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,498 (+9.9% change)
Males: 4,699 (49.2%), Females: 4,849 (50.8%)

Galveston County

Zip codes: 77510, 77517.

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $47,550
Median house value: $86,800

Races in Santa Fe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.5%)
  • Hispanic (10.8%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (14.7%), Irish (11.2%), United States (11.1%), English (10.7%), French (6.3%), Italian (5.9%).

Land area: 14.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Santa Fe

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Santa Fe city

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +933 (+10.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Santa Fe:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Santa Fe:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 16 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 21 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • BRAZORIA COUNTY (about 31 miles; ANGLETON/LAKE JACKSON, TX; Abbreviation: LBX)
Other public-use airports nearest to Santa Fe:

  • BAY ELECTRIC SUPPLY (about 8 miles; LEAGUE CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T95)
  • ALVIN AIRPARK (about 13 miles; ALVIN, TX; Abbreviation: 6R5)
  • PEARLAND RGNL (about 13 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: LVJ)
Amtrak station near Santa Fe:

  • 10 miles: LAMARQUE (725 OAK) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Santa Fe:

  • ALVIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ALVIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,094)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 12 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 19 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 30 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
  • TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,808)

Schools

Public high school in Santa Fe:

  • SANTA FE H S (Students: 1,322; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Santa Fe:

  • SANTA FE J H (Students: 775; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • ROY J WOLLAM EL (Students: 747; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: PK – 01)
  • SANTA FE INT (Students: 679; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • SANTA FE ELEMENTARY NORTH (Students: 612; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: 02 – 03)
  • SANTA FE ELEMENTARY SOUTH (Students: 335; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: 04 – 04)
  • GALVESTON CO J J A E P (Students: 5; Location: 13304 HWY 6; Grades: 05 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Santa Fe:

  • MAE S. BRUCE LIBRARY (Operating income: $134,674; Location: 13302 6TH ST; 21,965 books; 506 audio materials; 511 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)