Clovis, NM

Clovis profile

Living in Clovis

Clovis is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 38,567 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Clovis is the eighth largest community in New Mexico.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Clovis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 sales jobs (11.58%), office and administrative support (11.19%), and management occupations (8.75%).

There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Clovis, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.

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 17.53 minutes getting to work every day.

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. 20.16% of adults 25 and older in Clovis have a college degree.

The per capita income in Clovis in 2018 was $23,148, which is middle income relative to New Mexico, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,592 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Clovis, accounting for 47.91% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Clovis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Clovis include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Clovis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.