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Artesia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Artesia had a population of 451 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Artesia is located at latitude 33.4154 and longitude -88.6439 in Lowndes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Artesia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 230 feet.

The Town of Artesia (GNIS ID: 2405171) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Artesia is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lowndes County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Artesia: Artesia Depot.

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Artesia, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 451
Population in Households 451
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 614
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $51,251
Average Household Income $79,772
Per Capita Income $32,604


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 125 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $232,292
Average Home Value $254,200


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.3% 1.42%
Households 0.29% 1.51%
Families 0.1% 1.43%
Median Household Income   5.7%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Artesia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Artesia to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 281 23rd
Population Density # 131 64th
Diversity Index # 110 70th
Median Household Income # 45 88th
Per Capita Income # 11 97th

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