Clovis is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 39,480 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Clovis is the seventh largest community in New Mexico.
Clovis is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.71%), sales jobs (9.76%), and management occupations (7.31%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Clovis. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.84 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Clovis who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.82% of the adults in Clovis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clovis in 2010 was $22,170, which is upper middle income relative to New Mexico, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,680 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 41.33% 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 Tagalog.