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Population (year 2000): 12,866. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,777 (-0.7% change)
Males: 6,198 (48.2%), Females: 6,668 (51.8%)

Hockley County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $28,820 (year 2000)
Median house value: $50,600 (year 2000)

Levelland, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Levelland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (54.2%)
  • Hispanic (39.2%)
  • Other race (20.9%)
  • Black (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (11.1%), Irish (7.2%), German (6.2%), English (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Scottish (1.3%).Texas forum

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Levelland,

For population 25 years and over in Levelland

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Levelland city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

5.3% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,376 (-9.7%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Lubbock, (34.0 miles pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paso, TX El (304.7 miles pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (387.6 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Opdyke West, TX (5.1 miles) , TX (11.9 miles Sundown, TX (14.4 miles Smyer, TX (16.7 miles Whiteface, TX (19.1 miles Ropesville, TX (20.4 miles Meadow, TX (21.3 miles Anton, TX (23.3 miles Littlefield,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,400
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $158,100

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 102.37 W

Area code: 806

Levelland, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (18.8%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -753 (-5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,951 (56.8%)

Crime in Levelland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.3 0.0
Rapes 11 4 4 5 8 2
    per 100,000 85.5 31.1 31.1 38.9 62.2 15.5
Robberies 2 6 3 4 5 2
    per 100,000 15.5 46.6 23.3 31.1 38.9 15.5
Assaults 93 58 28 36 64 54
    per 100,000 722.8 450.8 217.6 279.8 497.4 419.7
Burglaries 44 74 47 69 126 118
    per 100,000 342.0 575.2 365.3 536.3 979.3 917.1
Thefts 294 268 186 247 334 324
    per 100,000 2285.1 2083.0 1445.7 1919.8 2596.0 2518.3
Auto thefts 20 9 8 14 18 7
    per 100,000 155.4 70.0 62.2 108.8 139.9 54.4
311.2 245.8 151.3 203.9 342.9 264.1

Average climate in Levelland, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Levelland,

Levelland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Levelland city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/11/1970, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.5 miles away from the city center killed 26 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Levelland:
  • COVENANT HOSPITAL LEVELLAND (1900 COLLEGE AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Levelland:
  • LAMB HEALTHCARE CENTER (about 22 miles; LITTLEFIELD, TX)
  • BROWNFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 31 miles; BROWNFIELD, TX)
  • SUNRISE CANYON HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Levelland:
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 39 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; ID: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 85 miles; CLOVIS, NM; ID: CVS)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 86 miles; HOBBS, NM; ID: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Levelland:
  • LEVELLAND MUNI (about 4 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; ID: Q24)
  • LITTLEFIELD MUNICIPAL (about 23 miles; LITTLEFIELD, TX; ID: Q00)
  • COCHRAN COUNTY (about 27 miles; MORTON, TX; ID: F85)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $5,953 $23,812 1 $89
Police - Other 5 $9,821 $23,570 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $59,975 $31,291 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,410 $25,640 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $33,035 $49,552 0 $0
Health 2 $4,122 $24,732 0 $0
Streets and Highways 7 $14,728 $25,248 0 $0
Financial Administration 1 $4,160 $49,920 0 $0
Firefighters 7 $19,253 $33,005 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,449 $29,388 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $4,596 $27,576 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 4 $9,106 $27,318 2 $1,623
Water Supply 6 $15,560 $31,120 0 $0
Totals for Government 72 $189,169 $31,528 3 $1,711
College/University in Levelland:
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,851; Location: 1401 S. COLLEGE AVE; Public; Website: www.spc.cc.tx.us/website/home.php3)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Levelland:
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; FT enrollment: 2,578)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 79 miles; PORTALES, NM; FT enrollment: 2,955)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 101 miles; CANYON, TX; FT enrollment: 5,476)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 109 miles; MIDLAND, TX; FT enrollment: 2,800)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 115 miles; AMARILLO, TX; FT enrollment: 4,876)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 119 miles; ODESSA, TX; FT enrollment: 2,555)
Public high school in Levelland:
  • LEVELLAND H S (Students: 878; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Levelland:
  • WEST EARLY CHILDHOOD CTR (Students: 530; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEVELLAND MIDDLE (Students: 452; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: 05 - 12)
  • LEVELLAND J H (Students: 440; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: 04 - 12)
  • CAPITOL EL (Students: 276; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: PK - 07)
  • SOUTH EL (Students: 267; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
  • CACTUS EL (Students: 256; Location: 704 11TH ST; Grades: 01 - 04)
Private primary/middle school in Levelland:
  • LEVELLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 1219 8TH; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Levelland:
  • HOCKLEY COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,732; Location: 811 AUSTIN ST; 43,479 books; 810 audio materials; 704 video materials; 77 serial subscriptions)
 

Levelland compared to Texas state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Levelland:
  • KLVT (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KZZN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Owner: EMIL MACHA)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Levelland:
  • K220EE (91.9 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KMMX (100.3 FM; TAHOKA, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KONE (101.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KFMX-FM (94.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLLL-FM (96.3 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KQBR (99.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZII-FM (102.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTQ-FM (93.7 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KLZK (104.3 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Levelland:
  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KTXT-TV (Channel 5; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KCBD (Channel 11; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • KAMC (Channel 28; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: VHR LUBBOCK LICENSE, INC.)
  • KJTV-CA (Channel 32; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KXTQ-LP (Channel 46; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K48GB (Channel 48; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT-LP (Channel 14; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KUPT (Channel 22; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBZO-LP (Channel 51; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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