Clovis, NM

Clovis profile

Living in Clovis

Clovis is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Mexico. With a population of 38,319 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 sales jobs (12.17%), office and administrative support (9.73%), and management occupations (8.25%).

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 16.83 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, Clovis is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.03% of adults 25 and older in Clovis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Clovis in 2018 was $22,094, 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 $88,376 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 46.22% 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, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

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