Statewide Claims to Fame

Portales Municipal Schools is 12th in New Mexico out of 45 other school districts in Race - Black or African American

Portales Municipal Schools is 14th in New Mexico out of 36 other school districts in Race - Asian

Portales Municipal Schools is 14th in New Mexico out of 88 other school districts in Income below poverty line

Portales Municipal Schools is 16th in New Mexico out of 84 other school districts in Residents younger than 5

Portales Municipal Schools is 21st in New Mexico out of 89 other school districts in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Portales Municipal Schools is 23rd in New Mexico out of 86 other school districts in Housing units

Portales Municipal Schools is 24th in New Mexico out of 89 other school districts in Current population (2012)

Portales Municipal Schools is 25th in New Mexico out of 80 other school districts in Residents younger than 18

Portales Municipal Schools is 25th in New Mexico out of 89 other school districts in Households

Portales Municipal Schools is 26th in New Mexico out of 88 other school districts in Foreign born residents

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Current population (2012) 17,591 24th 2,085,538 313,914,040

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Residents younger than 5 8.0% 16th 6.9% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.6% 25th 24.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.5% 59th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.1% 58th 83.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.3% 21st 25.4% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Race - White 72.7% 64th 83.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.0% 12th 2.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.7% 45th 10.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 14th 1.6% 5.1%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 44th 2.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 41.6% 45th 47.0% 16.9%
Misc People Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Female residents 49.0% 59th 50.5% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.2% 26th 9.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Housing units 7,131 23rd 908,132 132,312,404
Households 6,093 25th 762,002 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 57.4% 78th 69.6% 66.1%
Home median value $106,100 40th $161,800 $186,200

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Portales Municipal Schools Rank New Mexico US
Income per capita $17,289 64th $23,537 $27,915
Income per household $34,721 59th $44,631 $52,762
Income below poverty line 27.1% 14th 19.0% 14.3%

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