Artesia Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Artesia, NM

General Artesia Information

State: New Mexico

County: Eddy County

Close cities: Artesia, NM, Hagerman, NM, Dexter, NM, Carlsbad, NM, Lakewood, NM, Lake Arthur, NM, Loco-Hills, NM, Carlsbad North, NM, Hope, NM

Artesia Population (census data)
Total 10,485 (-2.7% since 2000)
Male 5,024 (47.9%)
Female 5,461 (52.1%)

Population Density: 1,315 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.7 (US Avg is 100)

Artesia Elevation: 3,379 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.97 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,934

Zip Codes: 88210, and 88211.

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Artesia Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (51.7%)
  • Hispanic (45.0%)
  • Other race (21.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (1.4%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (8.1%)
  • United States (7.5%)
  • Irish (6.3%)
  • German (5.6%)
  • Dutch (1.8%)
  • Scottish (1.6%)
Foriegn Born: 795 people (7.6%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Artesia Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks, Houston Astros, Colorado Rockies, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Phoenix Suns, San Antonio Spurs
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University

Artesia School Information

High Schools
Artesia High (1006 W Richardson Avenue, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Artesia Junior High (Fifteenth & Cannon, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Central Elementary (405 South Sixth, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Hermosa Elementary (601 Hermosa Drive, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Roselawn Elementary (600 N Roselawn Avenue, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Yeso Elementary (1812 Centre Avenue, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Yucca Elementary (900 North 13th, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Artesia Intermediate (1100 Bullock Avenue, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)
Grand Heights Early Childhood (2302 W Grand Avenue, Artesia, NM, 88210 - Artesia Public Schools District)

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