Portales, New Mexico 

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Population

11,995

12% Growth

Unemployment Rate

7.1%

Median Income

$33,642

Avg. Home Price

$148,158

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Country: United States
State: New Mexico
County: Roosevelt County
Metro Area: Portales Metro Area
City: Portales
Zip Codes: 88130


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portales is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Portales jobs have decreased by 1.21%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portales's cost of living is 10.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Portales's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Portales's population is 11,995 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.21%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portales is $148,158. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 22.49%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Portales public schools spend $9,960 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Portales. Learn More...

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Reviews for Portales    8 Reviews
Lived there. Never again. - 8/22/2017
If you like boring, low wages, and high unemployment for mediocre jobs, and ultra-conservatism then this is the place for you.... (Read More)

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Not what you think - 4/24/2016
I have to admit. After searching through rentals in Clovis as well as Portales, we decided that Portales was a bit more organized and prettier in comparison. Now... (Read More)

Update on Living in Portales - 8/3/2014
My husband and I called Portales home since 1981 when we moved to the area with the Air Force. Cannon AFB is 11 miles N of the city. We chose Portales over Clovis to... (Read More)


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88130