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Population for Artesia: 12,637

Total Males: 6,544
Total Females: 6,093
Total Households: 5,780
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Brief Information About Artesia

Artesia is a city in Eddy County, New Mexico. It is located at the center of the intersection of U.S. Route 82 and 285; the two highways serve as the city's Main Street and First Street, respectively. Its population at the 2000 census was 10,692. The name is after the discovery of an artesian aquifer in the area in 1903. It was incorporated in 1905.

The city has a total area of 8.0 square miles, of which 8.0 square miles is land and 0.13% is water.

The principal economic activities which support the city are the oil and gas industry, agriculture and dairy. Prominent, local oil and gas businesses include Yates Petroleum, Mack Energy Corporation, and Marbob Energy Corp. The latter's assets was bought by Concho Resources in 2010. Holly Corporation also operates the Navajo Refinery, the largest refinery in New Mexico, at the corner of 1st and Main Street. The city also has one of the few residential training sites of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), mostly for United States Border Patrol Agents and U.S. Air Marshals.

ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES OF Artesia, NM (2020)
Label Estimate Margin of Error Percent Percent Margin of Error
  SEX AND AGE
      Total population 12,637 ±29 12,637% (x)
            Male 6,544 ±452 52% ±4
            Female 6,093 ±447 48% ±4
            Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 107 ±15 (x) (x)
            Under 5 years 1,061 ±351 8% ±3
            5 to 9 years 1,036 ±369 8% ±3
            10 to 14 years 1,437 ±359 11% ±3
            15 to 19 years 611 ±214 5% ±2
            20 to 24 years 631 ±256 5% ±2
            25 to 34 years 1,903 ±414 15% ±3
            35 to 44 years 1,819 ±358 14% ±3
            45 to 54 years 1,072 ±274 9% ±2
            55 to 59 years 791 ±235 6% ±2
            60 to 64 years 795 ±270 6% ±2
            65 to 74 years 775 ±245 6% ±2
            75 to 84 years 573 ±184 5% ±2
            85 years and over 133 ±96 1% ±1
            Median age (years) 33 ±3 (x) (x)
            Under 18 years 4,035 ±463 32% ±4
            16 years and over 8,922 ±455 71% ±4
            18 years and over 8,602 ±461 68% ±4
            21 years and over 8,398 ±444 67% ±4
            62 years and over 1,925 ±348 15% ±3
            65 years and over 1,481 ±295 12% ±2
        18 years and over 8,602 ±461 8,602% (x)
              Male 4,020 ±396 47% ±4
              Female 4,582 ±376 53% ±4
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 88 ±13 (x) (x)
        65 years and over 1,481 ±295 1,481% (x)
              Male 681 ±192 46% ±9
              Female 800 ±209 54% ±9
              Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 85 ±32 (x) (x)
  RACE
      Total population 12,637 ±29 12,637% (x)
              One race 11,204 ±531 89% ±4
              Two or more races 1,433 ±532 11% ±4
          One race 11,204 ±531 89% ±4
                White 9,421 ±772 75% ±6
                Black or African American 214 ±177 2% ±1
          American Indian and Alaska Native 389 ±233 3% ±2
                Cherokee tribal grouping 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Chippewa tribal grouping 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Navajo tribal grouping 39 ±62 0% ±1
                Sioux tribal grouping 0 ±21 0% ±0
          Asian 56 ±83 0% ±1
                Asian Indian 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Chinese 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Filipino 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Japanese 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Korean 56 ±83 0% ±1
                Vietnamese 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Other Asian 0 ±21 0% ±0
          Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Native Hawaiian 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Chamorro 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Samoan 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Other Pacific Islander 0 ±21 0% ±0
            Some other race 1,124 ±527 9% ±4
          Two or more races 1,433 ±532 11% ±4
                White and Black or African American 262 ±189 2% ±2
                White and American Indian and Alaska Native 175 ±176 1% ±1
                White and Asian 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native 0 ±21 0% ±0
  Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
        Total population 12,637 ±29 12,637% (x)
                White 10,717 ±661 85% ±5
                Black or African American 580 ±265 5% ±2
                American Indian and Alaska Native 564 ±315 5% ±3
                Asian 89 ±104 1% ±1
                Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Some other race 2,120 ±723 17% ±6
  HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
        Total population 12,637 ±29 12,637% (x)
              Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 6,871 ±783 54% ±6
                    Mexican 6,392 ±796 51% ±6
                    Puerto Rican 0 ±21 0% ±0
                    Cuban 1 ±3 0% ±0
                    Other Hispanic or Latino 478 ±360 4% ±3
              Not Hispanic or Latino 5,766 ±780 46% ±6
                    White alone 4,933 ±749 39% ±6
                    Black or African American alone 150 ±100 1% ±1
                    American Indian and Alaska Native alone 350 ±229 3% ±2
                    Asian alone 56 ±83 0% ±1
                    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 ±21 0% ±0
                    Some other race alone 0 ±21 0% ±0
                Two or more races 277 ±175 2% ±1
                      Two races including Some other race 31 ±52 0% ±0
                      Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 246 ±178 2% ±1
        Total housing units 5,780 ±410 (x) (x)
  CITIZEN, VOTING AGE POPULATION
        Citizen, 18 and over population 8,090 ±514 8,090% (x)
                Male 3,813 ±428 47% ±4
                Female 4,277 ±360 53% ±4