Levelland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 13,502 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Levelland is the 181st largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Levelland is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.55% of the Levelland workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Levelland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Levelland who work in office and administrative support (11.86%), sales jobs (8.75%), and management occupations (7.54%).
Being a small city, Levelland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Levelland are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.31% of adults in Levelland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Levelland in 2018 was $23,439, 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 $93,756 for a family of four. However, Levelland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Levelland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Levelland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Levelland, accounting for 53.68% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Levelland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Levelland include German, Irish, English, African, and French.
The most common language spoken in Levelland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.