General Law city
Incorporated: May 29, 1959
City Hall: 18747 Clarkdale Ave, Artesia, California 90701
Population (2020 Census): 16,395 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 18.9%
Population Density (2020 Census): 10,120.4 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 4,745
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.5
Land Area: 1.62 square miles (4.20 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)
Total Area: 1.62 square miles (4.20 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.867591 -118.080634
Established in the 1870’s. Named by a well-drilling company, Artesia Land Company, due to its abundance of wells.
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