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Overview

Introduction to Clovis, New Mexico

Clovis, New Mexico, in Curry county, is 96 miles SW of Amarillo, Texas and 201 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Clovis History

The community was originally known as Riley’s Switch. The Clovis group was an early group of Native Americans who resided in the eastern region of New Mexico. The town was officially incorporated in 1909.

Clovis and nearby Attractions

  • Miles Mineral Museum
  • Oasis State Park
  • Roosevelt County Museum
  • Clovis Depot Model Train Museum
  • Hotel Clovis Historic Site
  • Natural History Museum

Things To Do In Clovis

The North Plains Mall offers facilities for shopping. The town celebrates the Curry County Fair every August.

Clovis Transportation

Flights are available from Clovis Municipal Airport.

Clovis Higher Education

Clovis Community College is the local institution offering higher education. Other nearby institutions include South Plains College, Amarillo College, Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus and Texas Tech University.

Demographics

People

Total Population39,461
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens11.3%
Employed Population 16+16,864
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married44.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.7%
Median Earnings25+$29,447
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,903
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,234

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,033
% Above Poverty Level76.6%
% Below Poverty Level23.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone30.3%
Median Gross Rent$794
Median House Value$127,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.3%
German11.4%
Irish9.3%
English6.5%
Italian2.1%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.4%
Polish1.1%
Norwegian0.7%
Czech0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Swiss0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Russian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Clovis Almanac

CategoryValue
County Curry County
Standard Zip Codes88101
P.O. Box Zip Codes88102, 88103
Phone Area Codes505, 575
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude34.41
Approximate Longitude-103.2

Clovis Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLOVIS
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 51 F
Apr Temp42 to 72 F
Jul Temp64 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 73 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches
StationCLOVIS 13 N
Distance13.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 53 F
Apr Temp38 to 74 F
Jul Temp62 to 91 F
Oct Temp43 to 74 F
Annual Precip17.6 inches
StationPORTALES
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp23 to 54 F
Apr Temp41 to 75 F
Jul Temp64 to 92 F
Oct Temp43 to 75 F
Annual Precip17.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Melrose619$46,250
Portales12,275$40,529
Texico1,262$39,464

Clovis Public Libraries

Clovis Carver Public Library
701 MAIN
Clovis, New Mexico
(575) 769-7840

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Clovis Hospitals

Plains Regional Medical Center Clovis
(Non-profit)
2100 North Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
(575) 769-2141

Clovis Public Schools

Arts Academy At Bella Vista
2900 Cesar Chavez Dr
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 394
Barry Elementary
3401 Thornton St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 194
Cameo Elementary
1500 Cameo St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 323
Clovis High
1900 Thornton
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
High
Total Enrollment 1619
Clovis Hs Freshman Academy
1400 Cameo
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Other
Total Enrollment 601
Highland Elementary
100 East Plains St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4445
Primary
Total Enrollment 319
Highland Elementary
4201 Emerald St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 527-9636
Primary
Total Enrollment 816
James Bickley Elementary
500 West 14th St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 339
La Casita Elementary
400 Davis St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 281
Lincoln Jackson Arts
206 Alphon St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 119
Lockwood Elementary
400 Lockwood Dr
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 333
Los Ninos
3301 Thornton
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 86
Marshall Middle
100 Commerce Way
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Middle
Total Enrollment 522
Mesa Elementary
4801 Norris
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 492
Parkview Elementary
1121 Maple St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 414
Ranchvale Elementary
1606 Sr 311
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 277
Sandia Elementary
2801 Lore St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 358
Wd Gattis Middle School
1314 Curry Road K
ZIP: 88101
(555) 555-5555
Middle
Total Enrollment 697
Yucca Middle
1500 Sycamore
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Middle
Total Enrollment 611
Zia Elementary
2400 Norris St
ZIP: 88101
(505) 769-4300
Primary
Total Enrollment 432

Clovis Private Schools

Clovis Christian School
800 Hinkle
ZIP: 88101
Secondary
Total Enrollment 43
Clovis Nazarene School
1800 N Norris St
ZIP: 88101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Maria's Montessori
3316 Lilac Dr
ZIP: 88101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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