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City: Portales
Zip Codes: 88130

Quick Facts About Portales

    The unemployment rate in Portales is 7.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Portales jobs have Decreased by 1.21 percent. Learn more...
    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
    Portales's population is 11,995 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.21 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    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.
    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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Lived there. Never again.

If you like boring, low wages, and high unemployment for mediocre jobs, and ultra-conservatism then this is the place for you.... (Read More)



Not what you think

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

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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