About Santa Fe

 

Fast Facts

  • 2016 Estimated Population:  13,205
  • 2010 Population Base:  12,347
  • Population Change:  6.90%
  • Veterans (2011-2015):  1,152
  • Households (2011-2015):  4,717
  • Persons per Household:  2.69
  • Median Household Income (in 2015 dollars):  $61,674

Major Employers

Major Employers

Entity

Description

# Employees

Santa FE ISD

K-12 Education

620

HEB

Grocery

65

City of Santa Fe

Municipality

55

McDonalds

Food Service

40

Southern Valve

Manufacturing

37

Sonic

Food Service

35

Chicken Express

Food Service

29

U.S. Post Office

Mail Service

28

Sloan Lumber

Lumber Supply

20

Primero Industrial Services

Building /Facility Remodeling

20

O'Reillys

Retail

17

Tractor Supply

Retail

14

Source:  City of Santa Fe

   

 

Taxes

City of Santa Fe TOTAL Property Tax (per $100 assessed value)

Taxing Entity

2016 Tax Rate

Santa Fe City

$0.326200

Santa Fe ISD

$1.402300

College of the Mainland

$0.208376

Galveston County Emergency Services District #1

$0.084000

Galveston County

$0.552000

Galveston County Drainage District #1

$0.100000

Total

$2.672876

   

Sales & Use Tax

Texas State

6.25%

Santa Fe City

1.00%

Ad valorem Tax Reduction

0.50%

Santa Fe Economic Development

0.50%

Total

8.25%

 

Utilities

 

Connectivity

Airport Name

Service Type

Miles from Santa Fe

Runway Lengths

William P. Hobby (HOU)

Commercial

25

7602 / 7599 / 6000 / 5148

Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

Commercial

56

12000 / 10000 / 10000 / 9402 / 9000

Ellington Field (EFD)

General Aviation / Military

19

9001 / 8001 / 4609

Scholes International (GLS)

General Aviation

20

6001 / 6000

 

FROM Santa Fe TO:

Miles

Interstate 45

5

Beltway 8

20

Loop 610

28

Interstate 10

37

Houston

35

Dallas

273

Austin

200

San Antonio

232

El Paso

774

 

Labor Force

Total Civilian Labor Force (not seasonally adjusted) - December 2017

 

Employed

Unemployed

Area

Labor Force

Employment

Number

% of Labor Force

Texas

13,545,282

13,043,959

501,323

3.7

Galveston County

161,078

153,527

7,551

4.7

Gulf Coast WDA

3,251,161

3,398,117

146,956

4.3

Source: Tracer2.com

       

 

Quarterly Employment and Wages 3rd Qtr 2017

Area

Industry

Average Employment

Average Weekly Wage

Gulf Coast WDA

Total, All Industries

2,952,096

$1,179

Galveston County

Total, All Industries

109,784

$886

Source: Tracer2.com

     

 

Education

CAMPUS NAME

2016 ACCOUNTABILITY RATING

TOTAL STUDENTS

High School

Santa Fe High School

Met Standard

1,433

Junior High School

Santa Fe Junior High School

Met Standard

1,063

Elementary

Dan J Kubacak Elementary

Met Standard

1,047

Roy J Wollam Elementary

Met Standard

1,108

Source:  Texas Education Agency

   

 

Resources

Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
Santa Fe Independent School District
Galveston County
Galveston County Appraisal District
Houston-Galveston Area Council
Texas Economic Development Council
Texas Legislature
Texas Online
Office of the Governor Economic Development & Tourism
Houston-Galveston Area Workforce Solutions
Texas Small Business Resource Guide
Texas Workforce Commission Skills for Small Business Program