Clovis, New Mexico
Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Proximity to hospitals can be a major consideration in determining the most suitable care option for you or your loved one. The top hospitals in Clovis include Plains Regional Medical Center. In total, there is one hospital located in Clovis which offer emergency services and other healthcare.
Cost of Living
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in choosing which destination is the best fit for your family. The median home value in Clovis is $125,990 and the median price for rent is around $741 a month. The rent burden for Clovis is about 18.0% of the average person's monthly income. Clovis has a cost-of-living index of around 84.5 and a cost-of-groceries index of 96.2. These index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is considered the average score and any score below 100 is less pricey than the average.
Regional Climate and Weather Information
The air quality, humidity, and air temperature of a city may have a significant effect on the health of senior citizens. On average, the air quality index rating in Clovis is approximately 25.7. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its max during July at around 32.4. During the summertime, the average temperature in Clovis is approximately 78F. The summer high temperature is at approximately 92F during June. The summer low drops to around 62F during June. In the winter, the temperature in Clovis dips to around 41F. The peak winter temperature will rise to roughly 60F in the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to around 25 F in the month of January. Monthly, Clovis gets approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in August with an average of 7 inches in a month. For snowfall, Clovis experiences on average 10.20 inches of snow. Clovis has a cold semi-arid type of climate. On average, the humidity rating for Clovis is roughly 42%. Humidity ratings are highest in the month of August at around 51%.
Demographics and Values
In the previous presidential election, 67.6% voted Republican, 9.1% voted for a third party candidate, and 23.3% voted Democrat in Curry county. Out of the total population of Clovis, 5.3% are widowed, 16.5% have some form of disability, 13.8% do not have health insurance, and 62.8% participate in the labor force. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Clovis, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Clovis 21.0% practice Catholicism, 17.7% are Baptists, and 11.2% practice another Christian faith. In Clovis, 42.0% are nonbelievers. In Clovis, 15.8% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Clovis is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of education, 7.4% have a graduate degree, 20.1% have a college degree, and 26.4% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 51.6% are male and 48.4% are female. The median age of Clovis is 31 years old. In Clovis, 21.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.8% are over the age of 60, 5.0% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. Clovis has a population density of 637 people per square mile. The current population of Clovis is shrinking at a rate of -0.008%. Demographically, Clovis is 0.8% Native American, 6.6% black, 4.6% mixed race, 65.1% white, 44.1% Hispanic, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 21.2% other or not specified, and 1.5% Asian. In terms of crime, Clovis has 52.1 property crimes per 1000 residents and 8.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents.
An overview of New Mexico
The quality of life enjoyed by the average New Mexico citizen is ranked 46th nation-wide. Additionally, New Mexico is ranked 34th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of New Mexico is ranked 23rd in the nation. In terms of resources, New Mexico has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 92.8, and a housing index rating of 100.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state of New Mexico has 47 hospitals and 137 health centers, providing care to a population of 2,097,463. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Medical Center, and Presbyterian Espanola Hospital.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 38 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55. In New Mexico, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 2,447 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-23%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In New Mexico there are 57 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 40% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of New Mexico ranks 6th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 5.98 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.22 inches of precipitation a month. On average, New Mexico has an air quality index rating of around 45.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.7 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 98F during the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 36F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 36F. The average high winter temperature is around 65F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 2F in the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for New Mexico is around 46%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 56%. While residents of New Mexico mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New Mexico can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.
Wildlife to be found in New Mexico
The state of New Mexico has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of krummholz, evergreen conifers, aspen trees, and yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the kangaroo rats, the pronghorn antelope, the elk, or the black bears. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.