Latest Data (2018)
Population 11,754
Nationwide Rank 2746

Quick Facts

Portales, New Mexico is the 2,746th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Portales, New Mexico is a city.

Portales, New Mexico is currently 4.3% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Portales, New Mexico's growth is below average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Portales, New Mexico Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2736 Okmulgee, Oklahoma 11,795 -9.2%
2737 Arkansas City, Kansas 11,793 -1.4%
2738 Bucyrus, Ohio 11,785 -10.7%
2739 Richfield, Wisconsin 11,785 13.2%
2740 Robinson, Texas 11,784 49.2%
2741 Freehold, New Jersey 11,767 6.9%
2742 Grafton, Wisconsin 11,766 10.7%
2743 Red Bank, Tennessee 11,765 -4.6%
2744 Tomball, Texas 11,761 26.4%
2745 Princeton, Texas 11,755 231.8%
2746 Portales, New Mexico 11,754 5.5%
2747 Wanaque, New Jersey 11,741 14.2%
2748 Bogalusa, Louisiana 11,738 -11.8%
2749 Cocoa Beach, Florida 11,737 -6.0%
2750 Salem, Ohio 11,715 -5.8%
2751 Union, Missouri 11,715 51.7%
2752 Evanston, Wyoming 11,704 2.0%
2753 Jefferson, Georgia 11,704 198.8%
2754 Arlington, Tennessee 11,697 344.2%
2755 Spearfish, South Dakota 11,688 34.6%
2756 Maryville, Missouri 11,687 9.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Mexico

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1694 Gallup 21,929 5.4%
2028 Sunland Park 17,639 31.7%
2202 Los Lunas 15,835 56.5%
2379 Deming 14,099 -1.4%
2524 Las Vegas 13,107 -10.0%
2653 Artesia 12,268 14.0%
2746 Portales 11,754 5.5%
2823 Lovington 11,288 18.5%
3062 Bernalillo 10,105 53.5%
3075 EspaƱola 10,050
3170 Silver City 9,529 -9.2%
3216 Anthony 9,308
3288 Grants 8,968 1.7%
3373 Corrales 8,678 19.4%
3446 Socorro 8,407 -5.1%
3653 Ruidoso 7,848 -1.7%
3656 Bloomfield 7,842 16.4%
3880 Belen 7,116 -0.8%
4112 Aztec 6,442 -0.8%
4226 Edgewood 6,130 208.8%
4229 Los Ranchos de Albuquerque 6,119 12.5%
4258 Raton 6,035 -16.9%
4273 Taos 5,971 25.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 11,754 2,746
2017 11,850 2,711
2016 11,989 2,683
2015 11,995 2,671
2014 12,233 2,609
2013 12,497 2,557
2012 12,723 2,515
2011 12,726 2,502
2010 12,280 2,551
2009 12,184 2,545
2008 12,128 2,537
2007 12,268 2,499
2006 12,022 2,500
2005 11,949 2,485
2004 11,810 2,485
2003 11,731 2,480
2002 11,659 2,478
2001 11,394 2,509
2000 11,132 2,540
1990 10,788 2,325