Portales is located in east New Mexico. Portales is part of Roosevelt County. Portales has 7.06 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Portales population is 12,481, which has grown 12.13% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 14.35% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Portales median household income is $33,642 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.43% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.74% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Portales median house value is $111,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 113.58% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 47.36% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Portales is better than the state average in quality. The Portales area code is 575.