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Clovis Statistics

Population (2009 estimate): 43,073

Elevation: 4,266 feet

County: Curry

County Population (2009 estimate): 45,846

Land area: 22.4 square miles

Zip code: 88101 

Area code: 575

Population / Demographics

Population 2000
Census
2008
Estimated
2013
Projected
Clovis- + 10-mile radius 42,724
43,073 43,332
Microplex- 25-mile radius
63,932 64,471 65,133
Region- 60-mile radius 122,275 120,217 119,303

Medians

Resident age: 33.1 years

Median household income: $28,878 (year 2000)

Median house value: $64,500 (year 2000)

Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

Ethnicity in Clovis:

White Non-Hispanic (55.6%)
Hispanic (33.4%)
Other race (15.0%)
Black (7.3%)
Two or more races (3.6%)
American Indian (1.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Political contributions by individuals in Clovis, NM Ancestries

German (10.4%)
English (8.6%)
United States (7.9%)
Irish (7.5%)
French (2.3%)
Italian (1.9%).

Communications

Newspapers: Clovis News Journal (daily)
Out-of-town Papers: Albuquerque, Amarillo, Lubbock, USA today
Radio Stations: 3 AM, 5 FM
Cable Television: Yes
Telephone Service: Qwest, ENMR Plateau, 360
Telegraph Service: Yes
Post Office: Class A

Hospital

Plains Regional Medical Center, 110 Beds

Education of population 25 years and over in Clovis

High school or higher: 77.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
Unemployed: 6.9%

Education

  Number of Schools Fall '08 Enrollment
Elementary 14
4,557
Junior High 2 1,173
Freshman Campus 1  
High Schools 1  
Private 3  
Special Education all  
2-Year & Vo-Tech:    
      Clovis Community College   3,509
4-Year:
   
      Wayland Baptist, Clovis   185
      ENMU, Portales   4,300

Community / Recreation Facilities

Churches
Protestant: 47
Catholic: 2
Other: 9

Motels/Hotels (total rooms): 789
RV Parks: 3
Museums: 3
Libraries: 1
Country Clubs: 1
Civic Clubs: 165
Golf Courses: 3
City Intramural Sports Program: Extensive
Number of Parks: 17
Nearby Lakes: Sumner Lake, Ute Reservoir, Conchas Lake

Location

Nearby Metropolitan Cities Distance in Miles
Albuquerque, New Mexico 220
Amarillo, Texas 105
Lubbock, Texas 100

Financial

Banks/Credit Unions: 9/3
Plant financial assistance available: Yes

Single-family new house construction building permits:

1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,400
1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $99,100
1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $103,600
2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $109,200
2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $109,500
2002: 84 buildings, average cost: $123,300
2003: 101 buildings, average cost: $156,900
2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $152,200
2005: 165 buildings, average cost: $148,900
2006: 196 buildings, average cost: $206,101
2007: 108 buildings, average cost: $213,468
2008: 131 buildings, average cost: $216,722
2009 (as of 9/31): 153 buildings, average cost: $221,706

Homes

Nearby Metropolitan Cities Clovis
MICROPLEX REGION
2008 Estimated Housing Units 19,195
28,316
53,555
2008 Owner Occupied
50.8%
51.5%
55.0%
2008 Renter Occupied
35.6%
34.7%
30.1%
2000 Median Home Value
$66,099
$63,851
$55,256
2000 Median Rent $358 $315 $264

Taxes

Nearby Metropolitan Cities Clovis
Curry County
Property tax mill rate:
   
Residential
.024447
.020787
Non-residential .024707
.029820
Gross receipt sales tax 7.4375% 5.750%
Source: Curry County Tax Assessor/NM Tax & Revenue Oct. 2008

Major Employers

Allsup’s Convenience Stores, Inc.: 2,900
Cannon AFB Active Duty Personnel: 2,658
Eastern New Mexico University: 1,500
Clovis Municipal Schools: 1,062
Plains Regional Medical Center: 570
Cannon AFB Civilian Personnel: 564
Wal Mart Store #821: 500
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway: 500
Clovis Community College: 455
City of Clovis: 422
Federal Employees: 372
Community Homecare: 363
ENMRSH: 300
ENMR-Plateau Telecommunications: 300
Southwest Cheese, LLC: 250
State of New Mexico: 220
Curry County: 160
Coca Cola Bottling: 100

Crime in Clovis (2008)

Calls For Service (CFS): 30,004
Incident Reports: 8,803
Municipal Tickets: 15,881
Burglary: 661
Assaults: 704
Theft & Larceny: 1,578
Motor Vehicle Thefts: 138
Aggravated Assaults: 233
Robberies: 57
Homicides: 3
Homicide Arrests: 2

Average Weather in Clovis

MONTH 
HIGH TEMP
LOW TEMP
PRECIPITATION (inches)
JANUARY
50.7
25
.5
FEBRUARY
56
28.6
.4
MARCH
63.7
34.2
.7
APRIL
71.7
41.8
1.
MAY
80.3
51.4
1.9
JUNE
88.8
60
2.6
JULY
91.1
63.9
2.6
AUGUST
88.5
62.6
3.4
SEPTEMBER
82.2
55.2
2.2
OCTOBER
72.6
44.1
1.8
NOVEMBER
60.4
33.2
.7
DECEMBER
51.8
25.9
.7

Climate

Annual Average Temperature: 57°F
January Monthly Average: 37.7°F
July Monthly Average: 77.2°F
Annual Average Rainfall: 17.60"
Annual Average Showfall: 11"
Days between killing frost: 200
Days over 90 degrees: 60
Days of sunshine: 270

Economic Development Based Companies in Clovis and Curry County

Partial list of manufacturers)

  • Honetreat Company – Pipe Manufacturing and Honing
  • Cummins – Natural Gas Engine Production
  • Southwest Cheese – Cheese Production
  • Mesa Ingredients – Animal Feed Production
  • WestWhey – Animal Feed Production
  • Alltech – Animal Feed Production
  • Clean Funnel – Plastic Manufacturing
  • Clovis Bottlers – Bottled Water Manufacturing
  • Aqua Ranch – Organic fish, herbs and vegetable production
  • Jayfisher.com – Custom knife Manufacturing
  • Inject-O-Meter – Product Manufacturing
  • Leslie Gibbs Candy Company – Candy Manufacturing
  • FabSteel – Structural Steel Manufacturing
  • Murk Brush Company – Industrial Brush Manufacturing
  • Clovis Bio-Diesel – Renewable Energy Production
  • SEI Call Center – In Bound Call Center
  • American Medical Alert Corporation – In Bound Call Center
  • World Dairy Transport – Dairy Transport
  • Indian River Transport – Dairy Transport
  • Reynolds Trucking – Dairy Transport
  • Frametek – Metal Truss and Frame Manufacturer