Artesia, NM Profile: Facts & Data

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Artesia, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The City of Artesia had a population of 12,119 as of July 1, 2018. Artesia ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Artesia is located at latitude 32.8477 and longitude -104.428 in Eddy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Artesia (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Eddy County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,379 feet.

The City of Artesia (GNIS ID: 2409736) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Artesia is located within Artesia Division of Eddy County.


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Artesia, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,119
Population in Households 11,983
Population in Familes 9,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density2 1,219
Diversity Index3 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,886
Average Household Income $66,886
Per Capita Income $25,278

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,096 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,926 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,654 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 516 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $134,608
Average Home Value $192,091
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,580
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 3,138
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.84% 0.56%
Households 0.82% 0.56%
Families 0.66% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Artesia, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Artesia to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 96th
Population Density # 37 92nd
Diversity Index # 105 77th
Median Household Income # 112 75th
Per Capita Income # 126 72nd

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