Artesia is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 16,369, it is the 385th largest city in California and the 2756th largest city in the United States. Artesia is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,456 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Artesia has a population density of 10,100 people per square mile.
The average household income in Artesia is $83,571 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,747 per month, and the median house value is $600,000. The median age in Artesia is 38.3 years, 38.4 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Artesiawas:
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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 53.06%.
32.06% of Artesia residents speak only English, while 67.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.72% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Native, with 11.90% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Multiple, with 6.07% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.86%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Artesia
51.44% of Artesia residents were born in the United States, with 44.65% having been born in California. 19.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.