Portales Roosevelt County, New Mexico

Portales: City in and the county seat of Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States

About

Portales is a city located in the county of Roosevelt in the U.S. state of New Mexico. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,280 and a population density of 674 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,487 inhabitants.

Portales Quick Facts

Population : 11,487 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
County : Roosevelt County
Phone Area Codes : 575
Area : 18.22 km2
Altitude : 4,006 feet / 1221 meters
Capital city : Portales is capital of Roosevelt County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 21:17:33 (19th January 2022)
Postal code : 88130
Density : 630 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.9% (2010-2020)
Weather : 44℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
Portales locator map
Location of Portales on New Mexico map.
Roosevelt County Court House image
Roosevelt County Court House
Roosevelt County Court House image

Geography

Portales is located at 34°11'10"N 103°20'4"W (34.1861900, -103.3344000).

Portales map

Weather

Portales forecast: Mostly sunny. High near 44, with temperatures falling to around 39 in the afternoon. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Portales decreased by 6.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,280 - census
2011 12,689 3.22% estimation process
2012 12,657 -0.25% estimation process
2013 12,500 -1.26% estimation process
2014 12,286 -1.74% estimation process
2015 11,980 -2.55% estimation process
2016 11,998 0.15% estimation process
2017 11,850 -1.25% estimation process
2018 11,765 -0.72% estimation process
2019 11,610 -1.34% estimation process
2020 11,487 -1.07% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,796
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,873
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,885
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,942
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.8%
People over 65 (%) : 16.6%
Female persons, % : 49.7%
White only, percent : 90.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 4.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 89.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 351
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.0%

Portales zip code is 88130. County name: Roosevelt, County fips: 35041

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $179,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,309
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $501
2015-2019 median gross rent : $998
2015-2019 Households : 2,982
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.22
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 27,058
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 34,421
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 105,529
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 85,057
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,207
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,786
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,400
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 643
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 311
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 196
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 72
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 544
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 28
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 587
2010 population per square mile : 1,826.5
2010 land area in square miles : 3.80

People born in Portales (8)

People born in Portales, including baseball player from the United States Cody Ross, Texas businessman and former congressman from Texas and New Mexico Ed Foreman, comedian Baron Vaughn, .

List

  • Kent Jones (professional golfer) he was born in 08/01/1967
  • Oscar Acosta (baseball player) he was born in 21/03/1957
  • Ron Griggs (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1952
  • Wayne Mass (American football player (1946-2019)) he was born in 11/03/1946
  • James Ridgley Whiteman (indigenous North American artist) he was born in 15/01/1910

Schools in Portales

College & universities near Portales, NM

Code Name City ZIP
187648 Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus Portales (NM) 88130

Post offices near Portales

Post Office Name City ZIP
Portal Post Office Portales (NM) 88130

Other cities in Roosevelt County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Roosevelt County , NM.

City Name Population Title
Elida 175 Town in New Mexico, United States
Dora 118 Human settlement in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States of America
Floyd 103 City in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, United States of America
Causey 93 Village

Distance to Other Cities

Portales distances to largest New Mexico cities