23.2 percent of people 25 or older had an associate's degree or higher in Artesia, New Mexico


23.2 percent of people 25 years or older had an associate's degree or higher in Artesia, New Mexico in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This number was 11.8 percent lower than the state average of 35 percent. In 2017 the total municipality population reached 11,842.

85.6 percent of the population had at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. The table below shows how many Artesia, New Mexico residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017 held each of the listed degrees.

Degree distribution in Artesia, New Mexico for 2017*
Degree
Number of people
Percentage of population
No degree
1,092
14.4
Regular high school diploma
2,473
32.7
GED or alternative credential
447
5.9
Some college less than 1 year
599
7.9
Some college 1 or more years no degree
1,197
15.8
Associate's degree
533
7.1
Bachelor's degree
782
10.3
Master's degree
423
5.6
Professional school degree
12
0.2
Doctorate degree
0
0
*All data is for residents who were at least 25 years old in 2017.

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