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.
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 (12.63%), 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.
One of the benefits of Clovis is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.71 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
A lot of people in Clovis take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Clovis, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The education level of Clovis citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.67% of adults 25 and older in Clovis have a college 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.