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Artesia, NM
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Living in Artesia

Artesia is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 12,381 people and three associated 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.

Also of interest is that Artesia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.03% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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 15.42 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Artesia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Artesia who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.91% of the adults in Artesia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Artesia in 2018 was $33,886, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,544 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 53.51% 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and British.

The most common language spoken in Artesia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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