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Artesia, California - Basic Facts

The City of Artesia had a population of 17,063 as of July 1, 2019. 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 California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Artesia is located at latitude 33.8658 and longitude -118.0831 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Artesia encompass a land area of 1.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Artesia (GNIS ID: 2409735) 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.

California 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 Downey-Norwalk CCD of Los Angeles County.


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Artesia, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Artesia, CA Housing Affordability Index is 52
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Artesia, CA Wealth Index is 78
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 17,063 (100%)
Population in Households 16,431 (96.3%)
Population in Families 14,470 (84.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 632 ( 3.7%)
Population Density 10,529
Diversity Index2 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,047
Average Household Income $82,965
Per Capita Income $22,651
Wealth Index4 78

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,478 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,165 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $608,958
Housing Affordability Index3 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,643
Average Household Size 3.54
Family Households 3,775
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.35% 0.25%
Households 0.25% 0.17%
Families 0.28% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Artesia, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Artesia to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 380 75th
Population Density # 58 96th
Diversity Index # 203 87th
Median Household Income # 756 50th
Per Capita Income # 1118 26th

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