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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Portales is $15,971, which is lower than the state average of $23,948 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Portales median household income is $33,642, which has grown by 36.43% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.74% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Portales residents spend 12.9 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 21.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #267

Portales, NM
15,971 USD
New Mexico
23,948 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Portales, NM
16,793 USD
New Mexico
26,490 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Portales, NM
24,195 USD
New Mexico
31,026 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Portales, NM
11,747 USD
New Mexico
22,331 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #229
Portales, NM
33,642 USD
New Mexico
44,968 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Portales, NM
42,687 USD
New Mexico
62,136 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #93
Portales, NM
36.43%
New Mexico
31.74%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income14.98%$11,339, see rank18.11%$16,97321.11%$16,919
Social Security Income29.72%$14,279, see rank30.93%$16,38629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.01%$2,293, see rank2.72%$3,2302.82%$3,720
Retirement Income12.45%$22,433, see rank19.57%$26,83217.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Portales, NM
38,440 USD
New Mexico
54,801 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Portales, NM
50,599 USD
New Mexico
71,580 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
White$35,755, see rank$47,835$56,900
Black$8,826, see rank$40,960$35,600
Hispanic$33,148, see rank$37,184$42,396
American Indian, Alaska Native$21,296, see rank$31,562$37,170
One Race, Other$29,599, see rank$34,423$40,300
Two or More Races$22,171, see rank$40,821$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
less than 25$26,625, see rank$24,129$25,788
25 to 44$33,955, see rank$46,863$58,398
45 to 64$51,944, see rank$54,190$65,027
65 or over$27,697, see rank$36,439$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over9,539, see rank1,625,155248,775,628
Male14,772, 50.03%, see rank49.07%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:23,136, 65.72%, see rank65.02%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2182, 3.81%, see rank0.88%0.73%
Male, Civilian22,954, 61.90%, see rank64.14%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,585, 87.51%, see rank89.92%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3369, 12.49%, see rank10.08%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force21,636, 34.28%, see rank34.98%30.72%
Female14,767, 49.97%, see rank50.93%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,855, 59.89%, see rank55.46%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.18%0.11%
Female, Civilian22,855, 59.89%, see rank55.28%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,595, 90.89%, see rank90.92%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3260, 9.11%, see rank9.08%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force21,912, 40.11%, see rank44.54%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over5,278, 100%869,118141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone3,985, 75.50%, see rank79.33%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled682, 12.92%, see rank10.46%9.59%
Public Transportation8, 0.15%, see rank1.15%5.06%
Walked430, 8.15%, see rank2.24%2.78%
Other Means45, 0.85%, see rank2.03%1.79%
Worked at Home128, 2.43%, see rank4.79%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Portales, NM
12.9 minutes
New Mexico
21.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over5,180875,947143,435,233
Male12,585, 49.90%, see rank52.50%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2608, 23.52%, see rank31.79%33.12%
Service Occupations2702, 27.16%, see rank17.69%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2405, 15.67%, see rank15.67%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2142, 5.49%, see rank1.87%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2199, 7.70%, see rank12.08%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2264, 10.21%, see rank13.98%17.94%
Female12,595, 50.10%, see rank47.50%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2827, 31.87%, see rank39.82%40.04%
Service Occupations2836, 32.22%, see rank23.73%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2870, 33.53%, see rank31.66%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations211, 0.42%, see rank0.27%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.35%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations245, 1.73%, see rank3.87%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Portales, NMNew MexicoU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over5,180, 100%875,947143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining176, 3.40%, see rank4.40%1.96%
Construction290, 5.60%, see rank6.86%6.17%
Manufacturing219, 4.23%, see rank4.92%10.43%
Wholesale Trade59, 1.14%, see rank2.06%2.75%
Retail Trade712, 13.75%, see rank11.26%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities215, 4.15%, see rank4.49%4.93%
Information38, 0.73%, see rank1.59%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing226, 4.36%, see rank4.51%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
200, 3.86%, see rank10.94%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance1,763, 34.03%, see rank25.22%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
716, 13.82%, see rank10.90%9.49%
Public Administration334, 6.45%, see rank8.08%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration232, 4.48%, see rank4.79%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Portales, NM%New MexicoU.S.
Population in Poverty3,68332.31%, see rank20.89%15.59%
Family in Poverty61322.83%, see rank16.08%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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