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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexArtesiaNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$30,726$24,459$29,829
Median household income$56,503$45,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,063$55,941$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,500$29,282$35,192
Median earnings male$51,858$31,150$36,919
Median earnings female$24,260$22,439$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%20.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Artesia is 3% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Artesia is 2% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Artesia is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Artesia is 64% higher than the national average

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      $37,664 $56,503 $113,006
      $30,446 $45,674 $91,348
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Artesia median earnings by income bracket

      Artesia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.3%15.3%
      Manufacturing sector4.1%4.1%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%13.5%
      Public administration5.4%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%10.6%
      Education, health & social services5.1%5.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Atoka, NM1,275$65,28618.0%
      Lake Arthur, NM403$28,75048.0%
      Morningside, NM634$11,92778.4%
      Artesia, NM12,463$56,5032.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mountain Home, AR12,463$40,35127.1%
      Salisbury, NY12,463$124,811125.6%
      South Charleston, WV12,461$51,0217.8%
      Palos Heights, IL12,460$90,99564.5%
      Marysville, CA12,467$47,12814.8%
      Artesia, NM12,463$56,5032.1%
      Source: The Artesia, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).