Artesia, California Population 2020

16,714

Artesia is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 16,714, it is the 318th largest city in California and the 2139th largest city in the United States. Artesia is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually but its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,522 in 2010. Artesia reached it's highest population of 16,849 in 2015. Spanning over 2 miles, Artesia has a population density of 10,313 people per square mile.

The average household income in Artesia is $80,452 with a poverty rate of 10.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,591 per month, and the median house value is $505,300. The median age in Artesia is 38.8 years, 38.3 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.6 males.

Artesia Demographics

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

  • Asian: 37.29%
  • White: 32.68%
  • Other race: 21.85%
  • Two or more races: 4.44%
  • Black or African American: 2.87%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
The current population of Artesia, California is 16,714, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,750.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,522.

Artesia, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian6,27137.29%
White5,49632.68%
Some Other Race3,67421.85%
Two or More Races7464.44%
Black or African American4822.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.38%

Artesia Population Pyramid 2020

Artesia Median Age

38.8


Total

38.3


Male

39.6


Female

Artesia Adults

There are 13,288 adults, (2,485 of whom are seniors) in Artesia.

Artesia Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Artesia Sex Ratio

Female

8,688

51.66%

Male

8,129

48.34%

Artesia Households and Families

Artesia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Artesia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married51.4%48.6%
Female48%52%
All47.3%52.7%
Male41.9%58.1%
Non Family37.6%62.4%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5943.5647.3
Married2,5143.9851.4
Non Family8981.4437.6
Female7674.3648
Male4154.1441.9

3.93

Average Family Size

3.56

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Artesia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,40711.81%
9th to 12th Grade9778.20%
High School Graduate2,79423.45%
Some College2,26419.00%
Associates Degree9507.97%
Bachelors Degree2,63322.10%
Graduate Degree8907.47%

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian4,7334,0922,772
Hispanic4,0342,685256
White2,3452,002318
Other Race2,0661,19155
Multiple Races48540297
Black348330119
Native American8484
Islander6464

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 58.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,282$37,227$31,443
Less Than High School$25,423$26,729$22,033
High School Grad$28,223$35,536$17,295
Some College$35,168$40,601$30,399
Bachelors Degree$40,532$37,783$42,642
Graduate Degree$67,500$69,434$52,672

$34,282

Average Earnings

$37,227

Average Male

$31,443

Average Female

Artesia Language

Artesia Language by Age

Artesia Language

33.71% of Artesia residents speak only English, while 66.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 27.16% of the population.

Artesia Poverty

Artesia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,58073411.16%
Other3,62363517.53%
Asian6,20463110.17%
White2,6441897.15%
Multiple7427510.11%
Native843642.86%
Black423307.09%

10.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.52%

Male Poverty Rate

8.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Artesia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Native, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Black, with 7.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.91%
High School13.03%
Some College7.65%
Bachelors or Greater7.30%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.42%
Female Unemployed34.17%
Male Employed3.56%
Female Employed1.82%

Artesia Income

Artesia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,708$80,452
Families$64,766$87,406
Married Families$70,917-
Non Families$31,389$42,472

Artesia Marital Status

Artesia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Artesia Married by Age and Sex

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

Artesia Veterans

484

Number of Veterans

448

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War137
Vietnam130
Second Gulf War59
Korea57
World War II29
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54162
55 to 64120
75+108
65 to 7494
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White3597.89%
Hispanic1242.62%
Asian771.47%
Other261.05%
Black174.89%
2 or More50.94%

$Artesia Veterans by Education

9.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Artesia Employment Status

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Artesia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

45.86%

Born in California

53.51%

Native Born

46.49%

Foreign Born

22.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

53.51% of Artesia residents were born in the United States, with 45.86% having been born in California. 22.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,714-18-0.11%
201916,732-18-0.11%
201816,750-78-0.46%
201716,828-18-0.11%
201616,846-3-0.02%
201516,849810.48%
201416,768780.47%
201316,690520.31%
201216,638640.39%
201116,574540.33%
201016,5201400.09%
200016,3809160.58%
199015,4641,1630.78%
198014,301-456-0.31%
197014,7574,7643.98%
19609,9930.00%