The unemployment rate in Portales is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portales jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portales's cost of living is 24.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Roosevelt county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 70.1% to 27.3%. More Voting Stats
Portales's population is 12,123 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Portales is Real Estate: $132,300
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.3%.
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. More Education