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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Levelland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (12.56%), sales jobs (10.08%), and food service (6.78%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Levelland spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.88 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Levelland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Levelland rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.26% of adults 25 and older in Levelland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Levelland in 2010 was $21,882, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,528 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 51.96% 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 Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Levelland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.