Clovis is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 39,373 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Clovis is the seventh largest community in New Mexico.
Unlike some cities, Clovis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Clovis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Clovis is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clovis who work in office and administrative support (12.63%), sales jobs (9.52%), and management occupations (7.50%).
Clovis is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Clovis, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clovis spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.71 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Clovis who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.67% of the adults in Clovis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clovis in 2010 was $21,458, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,832 for a family of four. However, Clovis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Clovis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clovis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clovis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clovis also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clovis include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clovis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.