Artesia, New Mexico Population 2022

12,659
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Artesia is a city located in Eddy County New Mexico. Artesia has a 2020 population of 12,659. Artesia is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 9.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,538 in 2010.

The average household income in Artesia is $72,998 with a poverty rate of 24.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $185,500. The median age in Artesia is 33.3 years, 33 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Artesia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Artesiawas:

  • White: 83.99%
  • Two or more races: 6.52%
  • Other race: 4.80%
  • Native American: 2.66%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Artesia, New Mexico is 12,659 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,659.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,538.

Artesia, New Mexico Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201053,9090.00%
201154,0701610.30%
201254,4193490.64%
201355,6621,2432.23%
201456,6821,0201.80%
201557,7151,0331.79%
201657,650-65-0.11%
201757,108-542-0.95%
201857,7296211.08%
201958,4607311.25%
202059,1917311.23%
202159,9227311.22%

Artesia Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,46883.99%
Black or African American1581.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native3312.66%
Asian960.77%
Some Other Race5984.80%
Two or More Races8126.52%
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Artesia Population by Race

Artesia Population Pyramid 2022

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Artesia Median Age

32.3


Total

30.1


Male

35


Female

Artesia Adults

There are 8,406 adults, (1,744 of whom are seniors) in Artesia.

Artesia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Artesia Sex Ratio

Female

6,193

49.69%

Male

6,270

50.31%

Artesia Population by Age

Artesia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Artesia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All56.1%43.9%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Female30.3%69.7%
Male22%78%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Artesia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8692.5556.1
Married2,4483.1572
Male3732.5122
Female7123.0830.3
Non Family1,3361.1850.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Artesia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4976.47%
9th to 12th Grade83210.83%
High School Graduate2,72835.52%
Some College1,75422.84%
Associates Degree5697.41%
Bachelors Degree7459.70%
Graduate Degree5567.24%
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Artesia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3033,106797
Black1178925
Hispanic3,9632,961497
2+ Races19917724
Other Race37822033
Asian96967
Native American189109

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.13%.

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,527$66,964$30,104
Less Than 9th Grade$14,861$25,057$14,057
High School Graduate$42,384$$21,510
Some College$48,528$62,791$44,896
Bachelors Degree$75,405$106,625$
Graduate Degree$60,833$88,194$44,614

$47,527

Average Earnings

$66,964

Average Male

$30,104

Average Female

Artesia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Artesia Language by Age

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Artesia Language

78.26% of Artesia residents speak only English, while 21.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.17% of the population.

Artesia Language

Artesia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native32122269.16%
Multiple81235743.97%
Hispanic6,7152,21933.05%
White5,02462412.42%
Other238NaN%

24.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.03%

Male Poverty Rate

20.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Artesia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Native, with 69.16% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.76%.

Artesia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.67%
High School17.67%
Some College12.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

Artesia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.19%
Male Unemployed57.36%
Female Employed13.23%
Female Unemployed71.72%

Artesia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Artesia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,503$79,872
Families$61,564$80,993
Married Families$94,207-
Non Families$37,028$72,953
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Income by Household Type

Artesia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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 20-34.

Artesia Marital Status by Race

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Artesia Marital Status

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574

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War126
Vietnam157
Korea100
World War II17

Artesia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 54217
55 to 6452
65 to 7476
75+207

Artesia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4726.38%
Black2723.08%
Native American2111.11%
Other Race215.10%
2+ Races3316.58%
Hispanic1373.19%

Artesia Veterans by Race

Artesia Veterans by Education

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12.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Artesia Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

6%

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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60.94%

Born in Artesia

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

2.90%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.19% of Artesia residents were born in the United States, with 60.94% having been born in New Mexico. 2.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Artesia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19404,0710.00%
19508,2444,1737.31%
196012,0003,7563.83%
197010,315-1,685-1.50%
198010,385700.07%
199010,6102250.21%
200010,692820.08%
201011,5388460.76%
201111,596580.50%
201211,557-39-0.34%
201311,6771201.04%
201412,0583813.26%
201512,2151571.30%
201612,3731581.29%
201712,145-228-1.84%
201812,2551100.91%
201912,3561010.82%
202012,4571010.82%
202112,5581010.81%
202212,6591010.80%

Artesia Population by Year