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Incorporated 1912

Fast Facts for the City of Clovis


The Clovis City Council meets on the first, second and third Mondays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

*COG Policy Board Representative

Title First Name Last Name Email Phone
Mayor *Drew Bessinger drewb@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Mayor Pro Tem Jose Flores josef@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Councilmember Lynne Ashbeck LynneA@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Councilmember Vong Mouanoutoua vongm@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Councilmember Bob Whalen bobw@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
City Manager Luke Serpa lukes@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Asst. City Manager/City Clerk John Holt johnh@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Executive Assistant Jacquie Pronovost Jacquiep@cityofclovis.com (559)324-2060
Police Chief Curt Fleming curtf@cityofclovis.com (559) 324-2800
Fire Chief John Binaski johnb@cityofclovis.com (559) 324-2200


CLOVIS “A Better Way of Life”

Once home to ranchers, farmers, and the old mill at the end of Shaver Lake Flume, Clovis has become a community that provides a unique blend of rural and urban living. Clovis has achieved recognition as a “festival city” and celebrates Big Hat Days, the annual Clovis Rodeo and Parade, seasonal Farmer’s Market in Old Town Clovis, Clovisfest Music Festival, and Children’s Electric Christmas Parade.

Clovis is a community that supports families through excellent educational opportunities, responsive public safety services, clean streets and parks, and planned community growth to bring balance to the local economy and its residents.

January 1, 2015 State of California Department of Finance Information
Population 104,339
Number of Housing Units 38,031
Vacancy Rate 5.2%
April 1, 2010 U.S. Census Information
Population 95,631 Age Distribution
Number of Housing Units 35,306 % under 5 years 7.2%
Vacancy Rate 5.34% % under 18 years 28.1%
Average Household Size 2.85 % 21 years and over 67.5%
% 55 years and over 21.2%
Race/Ethnic Distribution % 60 years and over 15.4%
White 57.5% % 65 years and over 10.6%
Hispanic 25.6% Median Age 34.1
Black 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan Native 0.8% Occupied Housing Unit Tenure
Asian & Pacific Islander 10.4% Percent Owner-Occupied 62.2%
Other 3.2% Percent Renter-Occupied 37.8%
2008-2012 U.S. Census American Community Survey
Median Family Income $76,863 Percent of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older Who Have Completed High School or Equivalent 88.8%
Median Household Income $62,445 Percent of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older Who Have Completed a Bachelor’s Degree 29.7%
Percent of Persons Below Poverty Level 10.1%
Percent of Children Under 18 Years of Age Below Poverty Level 11.1% Percent of Persons 5 Years of Age and Older Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home 21.1%