Glorieta 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 430 at the 2010 census. The community is located in the southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains along Interstate 25 on the east side of Glorieta Pass.
Glorieta is located at 35°34′40″N 105°45′35″W (35.577653, -105.759655). It is located along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (now the BNSF); it was a stop along the record-breaking Scott Special passenger train.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.6 square miles (20 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 859 people, 315 households, and 223 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 68.7 people per square mile (26.5/km²). There were 339 housing units at an average density of 27.1 per square mile (10.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.11% White, 0.23% African American, 2.10% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 15.83% from other races, and 3.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 56.00% of the population.