Portales SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

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Portales, New Mexico Info Snack

Portales is a city in and the county seat of Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 12,280 at the 2010 census. Portales is located near the larger city of Clovis as well as Cannon Air Force Base, a major contributor to the economy of the region.
Population
12,123
Unemployment
12.6%
Poverty
30.9%
Median Home
$115,900
Median Income
$32,065
Median Rent
$774

Rankings for Portales in New Mexico

Best Places Around Portales

1

Clovis, NM
Population 39,255

2

Cannon AFB, NM
Population 2,654

Map Of Portales, NM

Population over time in Portales

Year Population % Change
2017 12,123 -1.2%
2016 12,275 -1.1%
2015 12,416 -0.5%
2014 12,481 0.3%
2013 12,441 0.9%
2012 12,327 1.4%
2011 12,161 1.2%
2010 12,017 -

Crime in Portales Per 100k

Crime Portales NM USA
Violent Crime 201.2 783.5 382.9
Murder 0.0 7.1 5.3
Robbery 25.2 178.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 142.5 537.8 248.9
Property Crime 3705.6 3941.7 2362.0
Burglary 1785.7 858.1 430.4
Larceny 1626.4 2519.9 1694.0
Car Theft 293.4 563.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Portales

White
48.6% (5,886)
African American
4.2% (505)
American Indian
0.7% (79)
Asian
0.7% (88)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (17)
Two Or More
2.1% (251)
Hispanic
43.7% (5,297)
Race Portales NM USA
White 48.6% 38.2% 61.5%
African American 4.2% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 43.7% 48.2% 17.6%

Household Income For Portales, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
16.8% (203,666)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (98,196)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.3% (233,973)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (100,620)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.4% (198,817)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.9% (132,140)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (136,989)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.7% (93,347)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (8,486)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (6,061)
Income Portales NM USA
Less than $10,000 16.8% 9.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 6.2% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.3% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.4% 14.0% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.9% 17.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 11.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.7% 11.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Portales

Female
48.5% (5,884)
Male
51.5% (6,238)
Gender Portales NM USA
Female 48.5% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 51.5% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portales for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.2% (993)
9-12th Grade
10.8% (1,312)
High School / GED
24.4% (2,962)
Some College
23.2% (2,818)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (845)
Bachelor's Degree
14.4% (1,746)
Master's Degree
8.7% (1,049)
Professional Degree
0.4% (48)
Doctorate Degree
2.9% (345)
Education Portales NM USA
< 9th Grade 8.2% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.8% 8.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 24.4% 26.4% 27.3%
Some College 23.2% 23.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.4% 15.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.7% 8.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.4% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.9% 1.8% 1.4%

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