From a total population of 12,215, Portales has a median age of 25.3. The average age of males, in Portales, is 24.4 while the average age of females is 28.1. When you compare this to median age of New Mexico, Portales is 11.5 years younger.
The median income of individuals, in Portales, is $15,971 while the average household income is $33,642. When comparing the median income of people living in Portales to the rest of New Mexico, the average income in Portales is $7,977 less.