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Agricultural and ranching community
Clovis is a city in Curry County.
It is the county seat.
Community is believed named for the daughter of a railroad official
The latitude of Clovis is 34.404N. The longitude is -103.204W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,268 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 32,815.
The studio founded here by Norman Petty in the 1950s recorded early hits by Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Waylon Jennings and the Fireballs
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clovis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Curry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88101 ZIP code.
11% of Clovis residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clovis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clovis was $15,561, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Clovis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Clovis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.
Libraries in Clovis include Clovis-Carver Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Clovis include Clovis News Journal
TV stations in Clovis include KVIH.
Curry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clovis political report.
The average commute time for Clovis workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Clovis between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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