Artesia, New Mexico Population 2024

11,894

Artesia is a city located in Eddy County New Mexico. Artesia has a 2024 population of 11,894. Artesia is currently declining at a rate of -2% annually and its population has decreased by -7.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,868 in 2020.

The average household income in Artesia is $90,529 with a poverty rate of 12.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Artesia is 33.9 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Artesia Demographics

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

  • White: 67.8%
  • Two or more races: 17.26%
  • Other race: 10.62%
  • Native American: 3.06%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
11.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,049.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.57% (-974)
The current population of Artesia, New Mexico is 11,894 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,868.

Artesia, New Mexico Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,56467.8%
Two or more races2,18017.26%
Other race1,34110.62%
Native American3873.06%
Asian1080.85%
Black or African American520.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Artesia Population by Race

Artesia Population Pyramid 2024

Artesia Median Age

33.9

Total

32.2

Male

35.3

Female

Artesia Adults

There are 8,923 adults, (1,282 of whom are seniors) in Artesia.

Artesia Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Artesia Sex Ratio

Female5,95947.17%
Male6,67352.83%

Artesia Population by Age

Artesia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,8112.6163.936.1
Married2,5033.1180.719.3
Non Family1,3311.1951.548.5
Female6493.2641.358.7
Male3283.3630.869.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Artesia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7899.84%
9th to 12th Grade6127.63%
High School Graduate2,18927.29%
Some College2,21127.56%
Associates Degree7048.78%
Bachelors Degree95311.88%
Graduate Degree5647.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Artesia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic3,9942,977549
White3,5833,327904
2+ Races1,095703104
Other Race87761856
Native American2191850
Asian945512
Black52310

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.23%.

Artesia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$52,210$68,409$32,117
Less Than 9th Grade$27,911$0$18,544
High School Graduate$0$93,306$25,347
Some College$54,105$72,170$41,991
Bachelors Degree$56,434$87,432$45,547
Graduate Degree$51,944$99,333$49,621

$52,210

Average Earnings

$68,409

Average Male

$32,117

Average Female

Artesia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Artesia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Artesia Language

67.8% of Artesia residents speak only English, while 32.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.4% of the population.

Artesia Language

Artesia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,74696614.32%
White5,0083837.65%
Multiple2,17736116.58%
Native38720252.2%
Other1,340664.93%

12.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.81%

Male Poverty Rate

11.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Artesia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Native, with 52.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Artesia is Other, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.84%.

Artesia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.19%
High School10.72%
Some College10.4%
Bachelors or Greater1.68%

Artesia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.79%
Female Employed7.3%
Male Employed2.92%
Male Unemployed0%

Artesia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Artesia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$75,389$90,529
Families$89,100$94,680
Married Families$110,878$-999,999,999
Non Families$49,917$76,367

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Artesia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Artesia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Artesia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Artesia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Artesia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

559

Number of Veterans

368

Male Veterans

191

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War233
Vietnam171
Second Gulf War95
World War II14
Korea10

Artesia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54297
75+107
65 to 7488
55 to 6449
18 to 3418

Artesia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4176.63%
Hispanic1423.17%
2+ Races766.08%
Other Race555.42%
Asian1111.7%

Artesia Veterans by Race

Artesia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

34.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Artesia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Artesia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Artesia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Artesia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.43%

Born in Artesia

91.55%

Native Born

8.45%

Foreign Born

4.78%

Non Citizen

3.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.55% of Artesia residents were born in the United States, with 54.43% having been born in New Mexico. 4.78% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,676-244-2.23%
202810,920-243-2.18%
202711,163-244-2.14%
202611,407-243-2.09%
202511,650-244-2.05%
202411,894-243-2%
202312,137-244-1.97%
202212,381-84-0.67%
202112,465-403-3.13%
202012,8685324.31%
201912,336910.74%
201812,2451020.84%
201712,143-226-1.83%
201612,3691531.25%
201512,2161571.3%
201412,0593833.28%
201311,6761241.07%
201211,552-38-0.33%
201111,590610.53%
201011,5298377.83%
200010,692820.77%
199010,6102252.17%
198010,385700.68%
197010,315-1,685-14.04%
196012,0003,75645.56%
19508,2444,173102.51%
19404,07100%
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Artesia Population by Year