Portales and Roosevelt County People: Overview
The greater Portales area contained over 17,000 people in 2009, not including nearly 3,500 university students who live in Portales from August through May of each year. The population is young, diverse, and productive, with a large percentage of college educated adults. The Portales regional workforce hails from several communities within a 30-mile radius and includes over 30,000 people. Nearly 2,000 of Portales' 9,800 employed people are sole proprietors or self-employed, a testament to the entrepreneuerial nature of the Roosevelt County workforce.
The people of Portales are friendly, hard-working, well-educated, and have a great sense of community spirit. Just another reason that you'll love doing business in Portales!
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Greg Fisher, CEcD
100 S. Avenue A
Portales, NM 88130