portales Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 478 9.3 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 1,657 32.1 % 32.2 %
Some College 1,428 27.6 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 829 16.0 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 775 15.0 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 4,190 81.1 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 1,281 24.8 % 24.8 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 12,275 - -
19 years old and under 3,977 32.4 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 4,929 40.2 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 1,982 16.1 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 1,387 11.3 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 8,212 73.5 % 84.4 %
Spanish 2,832 25.3 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 129 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,946 44.3 % 33.6 %
Married 1,836 41.8 % 50.4 %
Separated 80 1.8 % 2.5 %
Divorced 533 12.1 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 4,949 - -
Occupied Housing Units 4,380 88.5 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 569 11.5 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 3,515 71.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 22 0.4 % 5.9 %
2-Units 323 6.5 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 439 8.9 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 180 3.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 8 0.2 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 31 0.6 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 398 8.0 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 33 0.7 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 725 14.6 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 688 13.9 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 883 17.8 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 815 16.5 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,113 22.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 292 5.9 % 12.8 %
Electric 2,346 47.4 % 33.9 %
Natural Gas 1,962 39.6 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 26 0.5 % 4.1 %
Wood 39 0.8 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 7 0.1 % 0.4 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 8,897 75.7 % 75.1 %
African-American 472 4.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 145 1.2 % 0.9 %
Asian 75 0.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 2,159 18.4 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 31,152 57,617
Median Family Income 40,529 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 16,493 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 80.65 %
  • Temperature 92.83 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.29 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0.07
    [CDD] 13.53

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com