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Clovis, New Mexico

Clovis is a city located in Curry County, New Mexico. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 32,667. It is the county seat of Curry County6.


\nClovis is located at 34°24'45" North, 103°12'17" West (34.412509, -103.204611)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 58.2 km² (22.5 mi²). 58.0 km² (22.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.44% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 32,667 people, 12,458 households, and 8,596 families residing in the city. The population density is 563.3/km² (1,458.9/mi²). There are 14,269 housing units at an average density of 246.1/km² (637.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 71.30% White, 7.32% African American, 1.02% Native American, 1.62% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 14.98% from other races, and 3.63% from two or more races. 33.44% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 12,458 households out of which 36.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% are married couples living together, 14.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% are non-families. 26.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.12. In the city the population is spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.1 males. The median income for a household in the city is $28,878, and the median income for a family is $33,622. Males have a median income of $26,586 versus $20,375 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,561. 21.0% of the population and 17.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.2% are under the age of 18 and 14.6% are 65 or older.