Levelland, Texas

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Population in 2017: 13,628 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 6,758  (49.6%)
Females: 6,870  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

32.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 79336.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,736 (it was $28,820 in 2000)
Levelland:

$42,736
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,517 (it was $14,296 in 2000)

Levelland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,135 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Levelland:

$105,135
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $704.

March 2019 cost of living index in Levelland: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.6%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.7% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Levelland, TX (2017)
    • 7,79053.5%Hispanic
    • 5,57738.3%White alone
    • 7735.3%Black alone
    • 1370.9%Two or more races
    • 1150.8%American Indian alone
    • 1100.8%Other race alone
    • 680.5%Asian alone
    • 70.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Levelland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Levelland, Texas as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Levelland is 266 to 1.


Crime rates in Levelland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(61.6)
16
(121.8)
11
(86.9)
16
(129.0)
14
(112.8)
13
(104.9)
23
(166.3)
11
(80.2)
13
(95.0)
12
(85.5)
20
(142.1)
25
(178.6)
19
(136.7)
23
(168.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(38.5)
5
(38.1)
4
(31.6)
8
(64.5)
8
(64.5)
3
(24.2)
4
(28.9)
8
(58.3)
8
(58.5)
3
(21.4)
9
(64.0)
4
(28.6)
3
(21.6)
3
(22.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
40
(308.1)
43
(327.3)
66
(521.6)
72
(580.7)
47
(378.7)
76
(613.4)
43
(311.0)
66
(481.1)
46
(336.2)
46
(327.6)
87
(618.3)
55
(392.9)
99
(712.2)
97
(710.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
144
(1,109)
141
(1,073)
180
(1,423)
151
(1,218)
153
(1,233)
148
(1,195)
125
(904.0)
186
(1,356)
160
(1,170)
147
(1,047)
136
(966.5)
148
(1,057)
117
(841.7)
120
(879.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
339
(2,612)
277
(2,108)
335
(2,648)
293
(2,363)
325
(2,619)
324
(2,615)
253
(1,830)
385
(2,806)
362
(2,646)
324
(2,307)
380
(2,701)
359
(2,565)
366
(2,633)
275
(2,015)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(146.4)
14
(106.6)
9
(71.1)
22
(177.4)
15
(120.9)
14
(113.0)
14
(101.3)
8
(58.3)
24
(175.4)
16
(113.9)
17
(120.8)
19
(135.7)
31
(223.0)
31
(227.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(69.3)
1
(7.6)
9
(71.1)
3
(24.2)
8
(64.5)
3
(24.2)
7
(50.6)
2
(14.6)
1
(7.3)
10
(71.2)
1
(7.1)
5
(35.7)
4
(28.8)
3
(22.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)316.3342.3394.5432.7402.2411.2348.5404.3362.5315.0456.1417.5440.3458.6

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City-data.com crime index in Levelland, TX

Crime rate in Levelland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (14.6%), English (5.0%), Irish (4.3%), German (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 9.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,373 people per square mile   (low).

Levelland, Texas map

1,402 residents are foreign born (9.2% Latin America).

This city:

9.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,159 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,187 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (28.5 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (264.0 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (327.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Opdyke West, TX (2.1 miles),
Sundown, TX (3.3 miles ),
Smyer, TX (3.5 miles ),
Whiteface, TX (3.7 miles ),
Ropesville, TX (4.2 miles ),
Meadow, TX (4.4 miles ),
Reese Center, TX (4.4 miles),
Anton, TX (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 102.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +509 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,021 (62.0%)

Area code: 806

Distribution of median household income in Levelland, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Levelland, TX in 2017
Levelland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $182,900
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $173,300
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $270,100
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $246,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Levelland, TX residents
Average permit cost in Levelland, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Levelland, TX
Historical housing units in Levelland, TX
Most common industries in Levelland, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.6%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (22.9%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Levelland, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Extraction workers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Extraction workers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Levelland, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Levelland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.3 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 F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.3 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.

Earthquake activity:

Levelland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 100.5 miles away from Levelland center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from Levelland center
On 12/19/2005 at 20:27:40, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from Levelland center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from Levelland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hockley County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Levelland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Levelland:

  • COVENANT HOSPITAL LEVELLAND (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1900 COLLEGE AVE)
  • LEVELLAND DEVELOPMENT CENTER (1515 5TH ST)
  • COMMUNITY ACTION HOME HEALTH (1611 FM ROAD 300 SUITE A)
  • LEVELLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (210 WEST AVE)
  • LYNWOOD NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (803 S ALAMO)

Airports located in Levelland:

College/University in Levelland:

  • South Plains College (Full-time enrollment: 7,007; Location: 1401 S. College Ave; Public; Website: www.southplainscollege.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Levelland:

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 28 miles; Lubbock, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 29 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 56 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 101 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Howard College (about 107 miles; Big Spring, TX; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • Midland College (about 109 miles; Midland, TX; FT enrollment: 3,650)

Public high schools in Levelland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Levelland:

Private elementary/middle school in Levelland:

  • LEVELLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 47, Location: 1905 CACTUS DR, Grades: UG-6)
See full list of schools located in Levelland

Library in Levelland:

  • HOCKLEY COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,164; Location: 811 AUSTIN ST; 51,406 books; 1,744 audio materials; 849 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Levelland: Levelland Country Club (A), Hockley County Courthouse (B), Levelland Fire Department (C), Cochran Emergency Medical Service (D), Levelland Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Levelland include: Park Drive Church (A), Church of Emmanuel (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Christ United Methodist Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Cactus Drive Church of Christ (F), Saint Michaels Catholic Church (G), Morning Star Baptist Church (H), First Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lobo Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Levelland include: Levelland City Park (1), Lobo Lake Park (2), Kauffman Park (3), Sherman Park (4), Northside City Park (5), Lobb Stadium (6), Lobo Stadium (7), Country Club Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Budget Inn of Levelland (308 North College Avenue).

Birthplace of: Frank Jackson (American football) - Football player.

Hockley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Levelland and their reported violations in the past:

WAYNEBOS STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-25-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-19-2008 to DEC-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2009), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-12-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2008), St BCA signed (JUL-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.8%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Levelland in 2010:

  • 476 people in college/university student housing
  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Levelland in 2000:

  • 350 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 41 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

Banks with branches in Levelland (2011 data):

  • City Bank: College Avenue Branch at 511 College Avenue, branch established on 1994/06/29; Levelland Branch at 204 Houston, branch established on 1982/04/19. Info updated 2010/10/28: Bank assets: $2,020.1 mil, Deposits: $1,776.1 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: South Plains Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • American State Bank: Levelland Branch at 311 College Avenue, branch established on 1991/01/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $3,079.1 mil, Deposits: $2,459.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: American State Financial Corporation
  • First National Bank Texas: Levelland Banking Center - Rc 859 at 407 E. State Road 114, branch established on 2004/04/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • AIMBank: College Avenue Branch at 110 College Avenue, branch established on 2003/09/15. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $299.1 mil, Deposits: $267.1 mil, headquarters in Littlefield, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Aim Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Levelland Branch at 800 Eighth Street, branch established on 1944/11/16. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Sundown State Bank: Levelland Branch at 1722 Avenue H, branch established on 1993/01/04. Info updated 2008/04/17: Bank assets: $133.9 mil, Deposits: $124.0 mil, headquarters in Sundown, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Sundown Bankshares, Inc.
  • Platinum Bank: Levelland Branch at 101 West Highway 114, branch established on 2011/05/02. Info updated 2007/08/09: Bank assets: $144.4 mil, Deposits: $122.5 mil, headquarters in Lubbock, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Platinum Bancshares Of Texas, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Levelland:

Marital status in Levelland, TX
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Levelland:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Levelland
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Levelland, TX (based on Hockley County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,36641
Catholic3,8825
Mainline Protestant1,0046
Black Protestant1902
Other-1
None5,493-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Hockley County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Hockley County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hockley County:

16.6%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Levelland:

47.2%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Levelland:

23.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Levelland:

33.2%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Levelland:

53.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Levelland, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$99,393$49,6971$739
Police - Other 9$25,598$34,1310$0
Other and Unallocable 9$34,563$46,0841$1,346
Firefighters 8$34,833$52,2500$0
Water Supply 7$24,403$41,8340$0
Streets and Highways 6$19,851$39,7020$0
Other Government Administration 6$37,361$74,7222$1,477
Parks and Recreation 5$14,384$34,5220$0
Solid Waste Management 3$8,030$32,1200$0
Judicial and Legal 3$10,069$40,2760$0
Health 2$12,075$72,4500$0
Financial Administration 2$11,320$67,9200$0
Sewerage 2$5,380$32,2800$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 86$337,260$47,0604$3,562

Levelland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $660,000 ($48.43)
    General - Other: $494,000 ($36.25)
    Sewerage: $319,000 ($23.41)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,499,000 ($183.37)
    Water Utilities: $2,402,000 ($176.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,681,000 ($123.35)
    General - Other: $1,221,000 ($89.59)
    Central Staff Services: $1,164,000 ($85.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $911,000 ($66.85)
    Regular Highways: $837,000 ($61.42)
    Sewerage: $555,000 ($40.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $392,000 ($28.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $260,000 ($19.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $189,000 ($13.87)
    Air Transportation: $178,000 ($13.06)
    Financial Administration: $140,000 ($10.27)
    General Public Buildings: $131,000 ($9.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $335,000 ($24.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,013,000 ($294.47)

Levelland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,806,000 ($132.52)
    Sewerage: $886,000 ($65.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $129,000 ($9.47)
    Air Transportation: $26,000 ($1.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $500,000 ($36.69)
    Other: $21,000 ($1.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $154,000 ($11.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $704,000 ($51.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $277,000 ($20.33)
    Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($5.14)
    Royalties: $68,000 ($4.99)
    Rents: $27,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,743,000 ($201.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $530,000 ($38.89)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($1.03)
  • Tax - Property: $3,486,000 ($255.80)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,927,000 ($214.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $878,000 ($64.43)

Levelland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,798,000 ($1012.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,921,000 ($948.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $877,000 ($64.35)

Levelland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,666,000 ($856.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $283,000 ($20.77)

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,998 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lubbock County, TX  2.60% ($39,889 average AGI)


7.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lubbock County, TX  3.23% ($40,526 average AGI)
to Lamb County, TX  0.29% ($40,955)
Businesses in Levelland, TX
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rue211
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Long John Silver's1Walmart1

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)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKUB (1300 AM; 1 kW; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: BROWNFIELD BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KKAM (1340 AM; 1 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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.)
  • KOHM (89.1 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY)
  • KEJS (106.5 FM; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: BARTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJAK (92.7 FM; SLATON, TX; Owner: WILLIAMS BROADCAST GROUP)
  • KLZK (104.3 FM; BROWNFIELD, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KLVT-FM (105.5 FM; LEVELLAND, TX; Owner: PAUL R. BEANE)
  • KTXT-FM (88.1 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)
  • KGLR-LP (Channel 30; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: LUBBOCK TELEVISION COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Levelland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Levelland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 174 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Levelland, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Levelland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Levelland)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 142. The highest number of reported fires - 206 took place in 2009, and the least - 57 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Levelland, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (68.9%), and Structure Fires (19.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Levelland, TX
    • 1,65868.9%Outside Fires
    • 45819.0%Structure Fires
    • 2128.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 803.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Levelland, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Levelland, Texas:

  • Holiday Inn Expreess Hotel & Suites, 703 E State Rd 114, Levelland, Texas 79336 , Phone: (806) 894-8555, Fax: (806) 894-8557
  • Best Western South Plains Inn & Suites, 204 N College Ave, Levelland, Texas 79336 , Phone: (806) 894-9155, Fax: (806) 894-9140
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Levelland, Texas
Most common first names in Levelland, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10772.2 years
Mary8279.0 years
John7975.3 years
William7875.5 years
Robert6173.5 years
Charles3472.3 years
George3373.6 years
Thomas3372.3 years
Ruby3380.8 years
Willie3176.1 years
Most common last names in Levelland, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4674.6 years
Johnson3774.7 years
Williams3175.6 years
Brown2876.4 years
Wright2675.3 years
Roberts2369.0 years
Davis2273.3 years
Taylor2175.5 years
Martin2177.1 years
Cox2080.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Levelland, TX
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Levelland, TX
  • 51.0%Electricity
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Levelland compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Levelland on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • Nickey Joe Williams (3)
  • Larry Eugene Williams (3)
  • Ronnie Lee Watkins (1)
  • William E. Winn (1)
  • Damon L. Watkins (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.