Levelland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,914 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Levelland is the 181st largest community in Texas.
Levelland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Levelland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Levelland who work in office and administrative support (12.58%), sales jobs (9.44%), and maintenance occupations (6.68%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Levelland, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Levelland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
One of the benefits of Levelland is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.80 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Levelland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Levelland with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.53% of adults in Levelland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Levelland in 2010 was $21,265, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,060 for a family of four. However, Levelland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Levelland is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Levelland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Levelland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Levelland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 51.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Levelland include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Levelland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.