Levelland 67 Good
Levelland Livability #509 ranked city in Texas#9,697 ranked city in the USARanks better than 66% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Levelland

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents in this area benefit from an affordable cost of living. This includes goods and services, transportation, housing, utilities, groceries and healthcare.

  • Housing

    The housing category in this area boasts higher than average scores, likely influenced by a positive home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Health & Safety

    Earning a high health and safety score depends on factors such as good air quality and the availability of essential health facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors, and fire stations.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Crime

    High crime rates per 100,000 people are reported in this area, potentially indicating that it is an unsafe place to live. These statistics consider both violent and property offenses.

  • Employment

    The combination of low income levels and high unemployment rates contributes to a low score in the employment category, which could make it challenging to secure well-paying jobs.

  • Schools

    Factors such as lower than average graduation rates, lackluster reading and math scores and the limited accessibility of local elementary and high schools could contribute to the low schools score.

  • Ratings

    Polls and surveys done by AreaVibes among area residents did not yield positive feedback when it came to the walkability of amenities, safety, nearby parks and the overall sense of community.

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What's it like Living in Levelland?

Levelland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. The city has a population of 13,566 residents. According to the most recent Census, 78% of Levelland residents are White, 5% Black and 0% Asian. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Levelland are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 34% of the population also speak Spanish. Levelland tends to attract a younger crowd, as the median age of 33 is far below the national average. Not a fan of sitting in traffic during your commute to work? Levelland offers shorter work commutes, with an average one-way commute time taking only 20 minutes, far lower than the national average of 26 minutes.

Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Levelland could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to search. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. To help you find the best places to live in and around Levelland, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, cost of living, health & safety, housing and more.

The livability score in Levelland is 68 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 72nd percentile of all cities across America. For each of the livability categories, we know that Levelland ranks very well for housing (A). Levelland does not do well for the following: crime (F), education (F) and employment (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Levelland has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Levelland real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Levelland. The median home price for Levelland homes is $100,500, which is 29.6% lower than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Levelland, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.2, which is 15.4% lower than the Texas average.

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      Levelland transportation information

      Statistic Levelland Texas National
      Average one way commute20min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work75.8%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool17.4%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.7%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home2.4%4.3%4.6%
      Source: The Levelland, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).