Artesia is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 12,458 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Artesia is the 18th largest community in New Mexico.
Artesia real estate is some of the most expensive in New Mexico, although Artesia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.44 minutes getting to work every day.
Artesia is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Artesia citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.52% of adults 25 and older in Artesia have a college degree.
The per capita income in Artesia in 2018 was $32,032, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,128 for a family of four. However, Artesia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Artesia is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Artesia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Artesia, accounting for 54.37% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Artesia residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Artesia include English, German, Irish, British, and European.
The most common language spoken in Artesia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.