Loving, NM

Artesia is known as a charming agricultural community with a small-town feel. Though small, Artesia’s culture is anything but. As a historically artistic community, Artesia has its own Arts Council, along with an Arts and Cultural District where visitors can explore art galleries and shops featuring local artists, handcrafted objects, and one of a kind pieces. It is this commitment to arts and culture that is attracted new residents and businesses as well. Those who are seeking to locate in a historic community that puts an emphasis on arts, culture, and education will find a welcome home here. To learn more about Artesia click here or https://www.artesianm.gov/.

Artesia

Population

Total Population

12,300

Population
Growth Rate

0.64%

Median Age

36

Diversity Index

74.100

Housing & Income

Households

4,654

Total Housing Units

5,170


Owner Occupied

2,982

Renter Occupied

1,672

Vacant

516

Median Home Value

$188,609


Average Home Value

$218,285

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.65%


Per Capita Income

2.26%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,670 $61,908


Average Household

$82,156 $91,768


Per Capita

$30,864 $34,508

Workforce

Total Businesses

540

Total Employed

6,707

Workers 16+

4,931

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

53

Employed

1,029

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

79

Employed

973

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

760

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

622

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

19

Employed

575

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

515

Some
High School

954

Graduated
High School

2,852

Associates
Degree

704

Bachelor's
Degree

753

Graduate
Degree

503

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

4,847

Non-Resident Commuters

84

Drive Alone

4,589

Carpooled

294

Public

0

Work At Home

48