Santa Cruz Tourism

Visit Santa Cruz - Best of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States. It is part of the Santa Fe, New Mexico Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 423 at the 2000 census.


Home to pretty treasures, Santa Cruz is United States's best kept secret. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Albuquerque, United States. Albuquerque, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The Loretto Chapel, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Canyon Road. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Albuquerque International Sunport. A vacation to Santa Cruz can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Santa Cruz*

  • Pollution Statistics in Santa Cruz

    Know the pollution level of Santa Cruz before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Santa Cruz: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Santa Cruz for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Santa Cruz.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.89 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.78 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 27.78 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 94.44 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 72.22 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.22 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Santa Cruz - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 69.34 (High)
    • Climate Index 57.18 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 20.75 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.4 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.97 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.6 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Santa Cruz

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Santa Cruz

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.87 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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