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Artesia is a city in Los Angeles County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named by the Artesia Company, which drilled wells in the area
The latitude of Artesia is 33.865N. The longitude is -118.082W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,812.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Artesia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Los Angeles County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 90701 ZIP code.
3% of Artesia residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Artesia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Artesia was $15,763, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Artesia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Artesia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $743. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,331.
Libraries in Artesia include Artesia Library ... View libraries
Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Artesia political report.
The average commute time for Artesia workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Artesia between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Artesia include Quality Inn.
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