Railyard District

Where history melds with modern culture

Welcome to Railyard District

 
With respect to Santa Fe's past and a vision for its future, the Railyard District is forward-thinking and community-centered. The bustling hub is focused on transforming the area into a public space ideal for social, recreational, and commercial activities. The Railyard District fully embraces the cultural and historical significance of the original Railyard while also creating a vibrant cityscape to fully serve the dynamic needs and interests of Santa Fe’s residents.
 

What to Love

 
  • Vibrant, walkable community
  • Home to excellent galleries, shops, and entertainment
  • A community-focused district 

Local Lifestyle

 
Locals love the Railyard District because it provides convenient access to contemporary amenities. With pedestrian and cycling trails, water harvesting practices, and various other environmentally responsible systems in place, the Railyard District proves to be environmentally conscious. Boasting outstanding cuisine, arts and culture, and plenty of open space. The Railyard District is a favorite location of locals and visitors alike. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 
When it comes to fun and food, the Railyard District delivers. Tomasita's Santa Fe New Mexican Restaurant is known for offering classic Southwestern food in a lively environment. La Choza Restaurant, a casual New Mexican restaurant and local favorite, offers up favorites like tacos and burritos and also features a vegetarian menu. If you have a taste for local spirits, Altar Spirits distillery has a cocktail lounge and bottle shop where you can sample spirits, enjoy a seasonally crafted cocktail, or take home a bottle of your favorite handcrafted spirit. 

There's a variety of shopping available in the Railyard District. Whether you are looking for a new plant to spruce up the interior of your home or luxury furniture for your patio, you'll find what you need. Or consider catching a movie at the Violet Crown Santa Fe cinema. 
 

Things to Do

 
The Railyard District has some of the best activities and festivals in the region. Visit the Santa Fe Farmers Market to support local farmers while shopping for seasonal produce and food products. Artists and art lovers will love the SITE Santa Fe art museum, where you can view various international and contemporary exhibits. They also host lectures, discussions, and more. The Santa Fe Artists Market is another venue for local artists. Juried artists display and sell their work, which ranges from pottery to jewelry, paintings, textiles, and more. To view contemporary and modern art, head to the LewAllen Galleries. Known for its impressive architecture and array of stunning exhibitions, it’s one of the finest privately-owned galleries in the Western US. 
 
To catch a flick, visit the Jean Cocteau Cinema. This single-screen indie cinema proudly curates a selection of meaningful films with the mission to bring back the magic of going to the movies. In 1976, it was originally opened as The Collective Fantasy, and later became the Jean Cocteau Cinema in 1983. To the disappointment of avid movie fans, it closed in 2006, but was later bought, restored, and reopened in 2013. Now, the building is also home to artistic tenants to help keep Santa Fe’s thriving art scene alive and well.

The Railyard Plaza hosts various events throughout the year, including the Summer Concert Festival, which is the perfect way to relax, enjoy some good music, and even grab great food from local restaurants or food trucks.  
 

Schools

 
Students near the Railyard District are expertly served by several excellent schools, including: 

  • Wood Gormley Elementary, Grades K-6
  • E.J. Martinez Elementary School, Grade K-6
  • New Mexico School for the Arts, Grades 9-12, U.S. News and World Report Top 10 High School and Blue Ribbon Award recipient
  • New Mexico School for the Deaf, Grades PK-12
 
 

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Overview for Railyard District, NM

96,489 people live in Railyard District, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $38,802.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

96,489

Total Population

49 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$38,802.86

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Railyard District, NM

Railyard District has 41,203 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Railyard District do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 96,489 people call Railyard District home. The population density is 843.53 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

96,489

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49

Median Age

47.57 / 52.43%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
41,203

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$38,802.86

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Railyard District, NM

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The following schools are within or nearby Railyard District. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
El Camino Real Academy Community
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Nina Otero Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Early College Opportunities
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Nm School For The Deaf
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
New Mexico Connections Academy
PUBLIC
4th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Gonzales Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Wood-Gormley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
R.M. Sweeney Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Cesar Chavez Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Ramirez Thomas Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Mandela International Magnet (Mims)
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
Fayette St Academy
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Little Earth School
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Santa Fe School For The Arts & Sciences
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Santa Fe Girls' School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Tierra Encantada Charter School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Acequia Madre Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Carlos Gilbert Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
E.J. Martinez Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Francis X. Nava Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Aspen Community School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available

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