Santa Fe, New Mexico - Facts & Figures
Santa Fe, New Mexico, the state's capital, holds quite a list of accolades, among them, #1 for cleanest air in the country by the American Lung Society, top ten for Performing Arts, and #2 in best national travel destination. Santa Fe is a major tourist destination, with 1.6 million visitors annually, and the average visitor visits three times in his lifetime. Tourists do this to take advantage of the wide range of cultural and outdoor events that Santa Fe has worked hard to develop, earning itself $1 billion annually in retail sales. The city itself also hosts many festivals and events annually, offers cultural museums and art, provides year-round outdoor adventures, and is home to over 20 world-class spas. Santa Fe's successful economy is dominated by tourism and local government.
- Population: 68,642
- Industries: state government, retail, tourism, scientific research (defense, health, energy), manufacturing (textiles, electronic instruments), health care
- Area Codes: 505
- ZIP Codes: 87501, 87502, 87503, 87504, 87505, 87506, 87507, 87508, 87540, 87592
- Surrounding Cities: Albuquerque, Phoenix, Agua Fria, Tesuque, Canada de los Alamos, Eldorado at Santa Fe,La Cienega, Chupadero, Rio en Medio, Glorieta