Portales is located in Roosevelt county and has a population of 11,131.
The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in security schools in Portales during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $2,514.00. The average tuition was $8,064.00 for non-residents studying in New Mexico.
Books and supplies for security schools in Portales cost an average of $1,000.00. The average cost for room and board for students living on campus at security schools in Portales was $5,374.00. The average cost for students living at home was $4,050.00 for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There is one security college in Portales for students to choose from. In the 2008 - 2009 school year, reportedly 19 students completed security programs in Portales.
|Profession||Average Salary||Number Employed in City|
|Correctional Officers and Jailers||$31,910.00||530|
|Detectives and Criminal Investigators||$50,800.00||220|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||$40,670.00||810|