Artesia, CA has a population of 16,789 and is the 2,547th largest city in the United States. The population density is 10,360 per sq mi which is 4358% higher than the California average and 11334% higher than the national average. The median age in Artesia is 40 which is approximately 12% higher than the California average of 36. In Artesia, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 33% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 44% of Artesia residents were born in California, 6% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 48% were foreign born.