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Population in 2012: 11,365 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.3%
 

Males: 5,498  (48.4%)
Females: 5,867  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  34.5 years
New Mexico median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 88210.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,973 (it was $29,529 in 2000)
Artesia:

$41,973
NM:

$42,558
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,760

Artesia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,104 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Artesia:

$110,104
NM:

$157,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $112,734; Detached houses: $118,610; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,239; In 2-unit structures: $112,713; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,388; Mobile homes: $48,157; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,211

Median gross rent in 2012: $689.

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  • Hispanic - 5,858 (51.8%)
  • White alone - 5,110 (45.2%)
  • Black alone - 105 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 106 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 78 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)

Races in Artesia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Artesia: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.6%), United States (7.5%), Irish (6.3%), English (6.1%), Portuguese (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 3379 feet

Land area: 7.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,426 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Artesia:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Artesia city:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

429 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.8%
New Mexico:  9.3%



According to our research of New Mexico and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Artesia, New Mexico as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Artesia to the number of sex offenders is 874 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $558 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $479 (0.5%)

Artesia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (137.4 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (138.3 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (420.6 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Morningside, NM (1.2 miles ), Atoka, NM (2.3 miles ), Lake Arthur, NM (3.3 miles ), Hope, NM (4.3 miles) , Hagerman, NM (4.4 miles ), Loco Hills, NM (4.6 miles) , Dexter, NM (5.0 miles ), Southwest Chaves, NM (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2006: 37 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2007: 77 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2008: 76 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $185,900
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $224,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.84 N, Longitude: 104.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,636 (+23.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,570 (77.4%)

Area code: 505

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Crime rates in Artesia by Year
Type 2002 2004 2006 2007 2008 2011 2012
Murders 2100003
per 100,000 18.39.40.00.00.00.026.3
Rapes 18441073
per 100,000 9.274.937.737.995.661.326.3
Robberies 5283035
per 100,000 45.918.775.328.40.026.343.9
Assaults 1023429616120110
per 100,000 935.4318.4273.056.8153.01050.1965.8
Burglaries 136344298228303172257
per 100,000 1247.23221.32805.22158.52896.71505.22256.6
Thefts 267430267267253283293
per 100,000 2448.64026.62513.42527.72418.72476.62572.7
Auto thefts 6362431261730
per 100,000 55.0337.1225.9293.5248.6148.8263.4
Arson 2200020
per 100,000 18.318.70.00.00.017.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.4) 448.7579.8436.1336.5440.4499.0580.4

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Crime rate in Artesia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 50 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
New Mexico average:

2.22

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Artesia, New Mexico accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.5%
New Mexico:

7.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-1.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Average climate in Artesia, New Mexico

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Tornado activity:

Artesia-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1976, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Artesia city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/11/1974, a category F2 tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Artesia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Mexico state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.2 miles away from Artesia center
On 3/14/1999 at 22:43:17, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 21.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/23/2004 at 09:22:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1999 at 19:04:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MD, 3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.6 miles away from Artesia center
On 6/22/2004 at 08:55:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eddy County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Landry Jones - Football player, Alexa Havins - Film actor, Steve Jones (golfer) - Professional golfer, Kenny Dale - Country singer, Charles W. Henderson - Military writer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Artesia:

  • ARTESIA DIALYSIS (DVA) (Dialysis Facility, 702 N 13TH ST)
  • J AND J HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, 2314 WEST MAIN)
  • ARTESIA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 702 N 13TH STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF ARTESIA (Hospital, 702 NORTH 13TH STREET)
  • HEARTLAND CARE OF ARTESIA (Nursing Home, 1402 WEST GILCHRIST AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Artesia, NM

Airports and heliports located in Artesia:


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Local government website: www.pvtnetworks.net/%7Eapl

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Artesia:

  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 111 miles; Portales, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,746)
  • South Plains College (about 129 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • El Paso Community College (about 137 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 140 miles; Odessa, TX; FT enrollment: 2,108)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 142 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 143 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 143 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)

Public high school in Artesia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Artesia:

See full list of schools located in Artesia, School District: ARTESIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Artesia:

  • ARTESIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $535,415; Location: 306 W. RICHARDSON AVE.; 71,745 books; 3,060 audio materials; 959 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 149 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under Notable Locations, Artesia now has a bronze sculpture site, complete with fountain, called the Derrick Floor and dedicated to the oil industry, along with the Sally Chism statue. All can be viewed by driving downtown Artesia on Main Street. Artesia is also currently working working another statue project to be completed within two years. In addition, the train depot is the site of the Artesia Chamber and houses a museum dedicated to the dairy and oil industry.

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Notable locations in Artesia: Blue Quail Center (A), Flynn-Welch-Yates Number Three Oil Well Historic Site (B), Artesia Weather Station (C), Artesia General Hospital Library (D), Pecos Valley Railroad Depot (E), Hardwick Hotel (F), Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center (G), Artesia Fire and Emergency Medical Services (H), Artesia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Substation (I), Willie D Atkeson House (J), Artesia Public Library (K), Sun Country Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (L), Mauldin-Hall House (M), Sipple-Ward Building Historic Site (N), Doctor Robert M Ross House Historic Site (O), Moore-Ward Cobblestone House Historic Site (P), Robert-Sallie Chisum House Historic Site (Q), Hodges-Sipple House Historic Site (R), Edward R Gasler House Historic Site (S), John Acord House Historic Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Abo Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Artesia include: The Church of Latter Day Saints (A), Victory Mission Church (B), First Church of the Nazarene (C), Church of Christ (D), Christian Science Society Church (E), Immanuel Lutheran Church (F), Gethsemane Methodist Church (G), First Methodist Church South (H), First Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Artesia include: City Park (1), Artesia Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center (505 West Richardson Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Pecos Inn Motel (2209 West Main Street) (1), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2210 West Main Street) (2), Best Western Pecos Inn (2209 West Main Street) (3), Artesian Inn (First South) (4), Budget Inn Motel (922 South 1st Street) (5), Starlite Motel (1018 South 1st Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: New Mexico State - Courts- Eddy County Magistrate Court (105 North 15th Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Eddy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 0.0384. This is significantly better than average.
City:

0.0384
U.S.:

34.8272
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.0263. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0263
U.S.:

2.8794
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.99. This is significantly better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

3.99
U.S.:

10.54

Drinking water stations with addresses in Artesia and their reported violations in the past:

ARTESIA MUNICIPAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 14000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-1999), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-1999)
ARTESIA RURAL WATER COOPERATIVE (Population served: 2695, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-03-1999), St Public Notif received (FEB-17-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-26-1999)
COTTONWOOD WATER CO-OPERATIVE (Population served: 1245, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-25-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2002), St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MORNINGSIDE WATER USERS COOPERATIVE (Population served: 500, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RIVERSIDE MDWA (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-29-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-2001), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-21-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (MAY-05-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAPROCK WATER COMPANY (Population served: 95, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1998), St Site Visit (enforcement) (OCT-26-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 34.8% for other race residents, 3.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
New Mexico:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.4%
Whole state:  65.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  8.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Artesia, NM

49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
56 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Artesia compared to New Mexico state average:

Artesia, New Mexico environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Artesia (2011 data):

  • First American Bank: Fletc Branch, Drive-In Branch, at 303 W Main Street. Info updated 2010/06/26: Bank assets: $732.3 mil, Deposits: $605.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: First Artesia Bancshares, Inc.
  • Western Bank, Artesia, New Mexico: at 320 West Texas Avenue, branch established on 1948/08/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $149.9 mil, Deposits: $133.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Western Bancshares Of New Mexico,inc.
  • Washington Federal: Artesia Branch at 604 North 26th Street, branch established on 2005/09/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Artesia Branch at 610 West Main St, branch established on 1981/08/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank: Artesia Branch at 908 West Main Street, branch established on 2005/05/17. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $309.1 mil, Deposits: $270.3 mil, headquarters in Alamogordo, NM, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Alamogordo Bancorp Of Nevada, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Artesia, New Mexico:

  • Best Western Pecos Inn, 2209 W Main, Artesia, NM 88210 , Phone: (505) 748-3324, Fax: (505) 748-2868
  • Holiday Inn Express-artesia, 2210 W Main St, Artesia, NM 88210 , Phone: (505) 748-3904
  • Hotel Artesia, 203 N 2nd St, Artesia, NM 88210 , Phone: (575) 746-2066, Fax: (575) 736-2066
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Artesia, New Mexico

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Artesia travel time to work - commute


Artesia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Artesia city (based on Eddy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.04%
Here74.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents44.5%31.5%6.2%5.6%3.6%
Congregations7.3%23.2%11.0%13.4%8.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.1%0.8%4.2%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%3.7%25.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Eddy County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Eddy County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
New Mexico:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Eddy County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
New Mexico:

6.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Eddy County:

27.4%
New Mexico:

22.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,600$45,6000$0
Other Government Administration 15$25,700$20,5600$0
Judicial and Legal 5$7,988$19,1710$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$104,000$36,7060$0
Police - Other 7$15,000$25,7140$0
Firefighters 16$85,000$63,7500$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,200
Streets and Highways 7$18,770$32,1770$0
Airports 1$3,388$40,6564$3,000
Solid Waste Management 12$30,112$30,1120$0
Sewerage 7$17,978$30,8190$0
Parks and Recreation 10$20,600$24,7200$0
Water Supply 16$37,800$28,3500$0
Local Libraries 7$16,060$27,5310$0
Other and Unallocable 10$22,570$27,0840$0
Totals for Government 149$412,566$33,2275$4,200

Artesia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,016,000 ($177.39)
    Sewerage: $1,638,000 ($144.13)
    Regular Highways: $607,000 ($53.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($1.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,044,000 ($179.85)
    Fire Protection: $1,169,000 ($102.86)
    Water Utilities: $982,000 ($86.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $700,000 ($61.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $697,000 ($61.33)
    Financial Administration: $649,000 ($57.11)
    Regular Highways: $466,000 ($41.00)
    Central Staff Services: $395,000 ($34.76)
    Libraries: $320,000 ($28.16)
    Sewerage: $310,000 ($27.28)
    Air Transportation: $225,000 ($19.80)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($19.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $138,000 ($12.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000 ($25.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $175,000 ($15.40)
    Fire Protection: $133,000 ($11.70)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($9.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $98,000 ($8.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($1.23)
    Central Staff: $13,000 ($1.14)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.35)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.35)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,324,000 ($468.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($0.88)

Artesia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $164,000 ($14.43)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,214,000 ($106.82)
    Sewerage: $710,000 ($62.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($2.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $823,000 ($72.42)
    Interest Earnings: $426,000 ($37.48)
    Rents: $10,000 ($0.88)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,571,000 ($138.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,909,000 ($343.95)
    Highways: $40,000 ($3.52)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,454,000 ($303.92)
    Public Utilities: $408,000 ($35.90)
    Property: $131,000 ($11.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $127,000 ($11.17)
    NEC: $42,000 ($3.70)

Artesia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,053,000 ($268.63)
    Water Utilities: $163,000 ($14.34)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,225,000 ($107.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,632,000 ($231.59)
    Other, NEC: $1,045,000 ($91.95)
    Water Utilities: $156,000 ($13.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $421,000 ($37.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $180,000 ($15.84)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($0.62)

Artesia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,612,000 ($1461.68)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,632,000 ($231.59)

6.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
New Mexico average:

7.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chaves County, NM  0.48% ($29,488 average AGI)
from Lea County, NM  0.34% ($40,105)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.34% ($25,250)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
New Mexico average:

7.42%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Chaves County, NM  0.61% ($32,485 average AGI)
to Dona Ana County, NM  0.41% ($31,309)
to Bernalillo County, NM  0.36% ($32,915)

Strongest AM radio stations in Artesia:

  • KSVP (990 AM; 1 kW; ARTESIA, NM)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KBIM (910 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KCRX (1430 AM; 5 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: ROSENDO CASAREZ, JR.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KATK (740 AM; 1 kW; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: CARLSBAD RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCC (930 AM; 1 kW; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: COMPASS ENTERPRISE, INC.)
  • KYKK (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HUMBLE CITY, NM; Owner: NOALMARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAMQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: KAMQ, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Artesia:

  • KTZA (92.9 FM; ARTESIA, NM; Owner: PECOS VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K218AK (91.5 FM; ARTESIA, NM; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KBIM-FM (94.9 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCDY (104.1 FM; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: KAMQ, INC.)
  • KEND (106.5 FM; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: BURKBERY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KWMW (105.1 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: M.T.D. INC)
  • KPZE-FM (106.1 FM; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: RUNNELS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LLC, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • KMTH (98.7 FM; MALJAMAR, NM; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS EASTERN N.M. UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around Artesia:

  • KOCT (Channel 6; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KOBR (Channel 8; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: STANLEY S. HUBBARD REVOCABLE TRUST)
  • KTEL-TV (Channel 25; CARLSBAD, NM; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Artesia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $536,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,865
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,424
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 42,498

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Artesia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Artesia, NM)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Artesia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Artesia)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 67
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Artesia


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Artesia, NM

Most common first names in Artesia, NM among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9574.7 years
John7873.6 years
Mary7678.1 years
William6675.5 years
George5775.2 years
Robert5371.6 years
Charles4473.6 years
Thomas2775.1 years
Frank2570.8 years
Manuel2472.0 years
Most common last names in Artesia, NM among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4074.6 years
Williams3274.3 years
Brown3075.1 years
Hernandez2967.1 years
Miller2971.9 years
Jones2876.7 years
Wilson2674.7 years
Garcia2176.2 years
Martinez1961.2 years
Martin1977.4 years
Businesses in Artesia, NM
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1McDonald's1
FedEx4Nike1
H&R Block1Pizza Hut1
Holiday Inn1RadioShack1
Jones New York1SONIC Drive-In1
KFC1Sprint Nextel1
Kincaid1UPS1
Kmart1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1
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