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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.


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Median household income
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$44,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Artesia demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 118. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 7 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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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.

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19% of Artesia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Artesia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $743.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,331.


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Libraries in Artesia include Artesia Library ... View libraries

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Los Angeles County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Artesia political report.

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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.

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Hotels in Artesia include Quality Inn.

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