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Clovis, New Mexico - Basic Facts

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The City of Clovis is the 8th largest city in New Mexico with a population of 40,780 as of July 1, 2017. Clovis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Clovis is located at latitude 34.4378 and longitude -103.1934 in Curry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clovis (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Curry County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,268 feet.

The City of Clovis (GNIS ID: 2409489) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Clovis is located within Clovis Division of Curry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Clovis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clovis: Riley Station, Riley Switch.

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Clovis, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,780
Daytime Population: Workers 17,327
Daytime Population: Residents 23,337
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,664
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 39,942
Population in Familes 32,255
Population in Group Qrtrs 838
Population Density2 1,736
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $39,771
Average Household Income $55,050
Per Capita Income $20,926


Total Housing Units 16,588 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,289 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,879 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,420 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $134,113
Average Home Value $153,434


Total Households 15,168
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 9,881
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.06% 0.77%
Households 0.83% 0.7%
Families 0.49% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Clovis, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clovis to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 98th
Population Density # 14 97th
Diversity Index # 54 88th
Median Household Income # 192 57th
Per Capita Income # 233 48th

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