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. 35.21% 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, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Levelland who work in office and administrative support (14.39%), sales jobs (8.30%), and food service (7.21%).
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 18.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Levelland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Levelland is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.89% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Levelland in 2018 was $22,902, 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 $91,608 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 53.50% 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.