Artesia, California Population 2021

16,399
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Artesia is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 16,399, it is the 319th largest city in California and the 2189th largest city in the United States. Artesia is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,522 in 2010. Artesia reached it's highest population of 16,835 in 2015. Spanning over 2 miles, Artesia has a population density of 10,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Artesia is $83,571 with a poverty rate of 8.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,662 per month, and the median house value is $542,200. The median age in Artesia is 38.3 years, 38.4 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Artesia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Artesia was:

  • Asian: 36.69%
  • White: 28.26%
  • Other race: 25.32%
  • Black or African American: 5.07%
  • Two or more races: 4.01%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
The current population of Artesia, California is 16,399, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,522.

Artesia, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian6,14836.69%
White4,73528.26%
Some Other Race4,24325.32%
Black or African American8505.07%
Two or More Races6724.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander500.30%
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Artesia Population by Race

Artesia Population Pyramid 2021

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Artesia Median Age

38.3


Total

38.4


Male

38.2


Female

Artesia Adults

There are 13,380 adults, (2,575 of whom are seniors) in Artesia.

Artesia Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Artesia Sex Ratio

Female

8,890

53.05%

Male

7,868

46.95%

Artesia Population by Age

Artesia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Artesia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.5%45.5%
All48.3%51.7%
Non Family41.1%58.9%
Female41.1%58.9%
Male40.1%59.9%

48.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Artesia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4603.6648.3
Married2,423454.5
Female9104.3741.1
Non Family7681.4741.1
Male3594.2440.1

3.94

Average Family Size

3.66

Average Household Size

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Artesia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,40811.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,0838.90%
High School Graduate2,95324.26%
Some College2,29818.88%
Associates Degree1,0108.30%
Bachelors Degree2,54420.90%
Graduate Degree8787.21%
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Artesia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,6744,1022,487
Hispanic4,3712,727388
Other Race2,6641,373113
White2,1931,933242
Black548528237
Multiple Races383365110
Native American6060
Islander5050

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.21%.

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,758$36,197$30,649
Less Than High School$25,749$26,680$25,251
High School Grad$30,675$34,863$25,371
Some College$34,695$39,882$31,076
Bachelors Degree$42,321$37,760$47,036
Graduate Degree$58,750$69,659$50,979

$32,758

Average Earnings

$36,197

Average Male

$30,649

Average Female

Artesia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Artesia Language by Age

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Artesia Language

31.73% of Artesia residents speak only English, while 68.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.08% of the population.

Artesia Language

Artesia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian6,0655939.78%
Hispanic6,5795388.18%
Other4,17448911.72%
White2,3831526.38%
Multiple6707711.49%
Black785546.88%
Native60610.00%

8.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.81%

Male Poverty Rate

7.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Artesia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Other, with 11.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Artesia is White, with 6.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Artesia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.36%
High School10.15%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%
Some College5.67%

Artesia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.89%
Female Unemployed22.88%
Male Employed3.51%
Female Employed1.73%

Artesia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Artesia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,647$83,571
Families$70,511$88,157
Married Families$74,308-
Non Families$38,250$47,083
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Income by Household Type

Artesia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Artesia Married by Age and Sex

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Artesia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Artesia Marital Status by Race

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Artesia Marital Status

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369

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
Second Gulf War57
Korea56
First Gulf War55
World War II37

Artesia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+101
35 to 5497
65 to 7489
55 to 6482
18 to 34

Artesia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2766.81%
Asian801.58%
Hispanic380.75%
Black71.28%
2 or More61.35%

Artesia Veterans by Race

Artesia Veterans by Education

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1.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Artesia Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Artesia Employment by Age

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Artesia Employment by Race

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Artesia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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46.23%

Born in California

53.11%

Native Born

46.89%

Foreign Born

20.52%

Non Citizen

26.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

53.11% of Artesia residents were born in the United States, with 46.23% having been born in California. 20.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Artesia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,399-101-0.61%
202016,500-101-0.61%
201916,601-101-0.60%
201816,702-106-0.63%
201716,808-18-0.11%
201616,826-9-0.05%
201516,835800.48%
201416,755760.46%
201316,679490.29%
201216,630550.33%
201116,575560.34%
201016,5191390.08%
200016,3809160.58%
199015,4641,1630.78%
198014,301-456-0.31%
197014,7574,7643.98%
19609,9930.00%

Artesia Population by Year