The unemployment rate in Portales is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 18.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Portales, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Roosevelt county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. 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 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Portales is $140,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.3%. 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. More Education