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Overview for Portales, NM

12,151 people live in Portales, where the median age is 27.1 and the average individual income is $19,774. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,151

Total Population

27.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$19,774

Average individual Income

Around Portales, NM

There's plenty to do around Portales, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

23
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
50
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Tropical Sno, Sweetwater's at Landall's, and Enchantment Vineyards.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.39 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.24 miles 13 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.51 miles 11 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.39 miles 44 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining 1.35 miles 4 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.39 miles 35 reviews 4.3/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Portales, NM

Portales has 4,273 households, with an average household size of 2.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Portales do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,151 people call Portales home. The population density is 1,527.01 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,151

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

27.1

Median Age

49 / 51%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,273

Total Households

2.63

Average Household Size

$19,774

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Portales, NM

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Portales. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
1st - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Brown Early Childhood Center
PUBLIC
PreK - K
No rating available
Valencia Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 4th
4/5
Portales Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Lindsey-Steiner Elementary
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available

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