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Workforce

Workforce Development

Levelland Economic Development Corporation has built a variety of relationships to provide resources to local employers.  These partnerships extend beyond Levelland and Hockley County to include a region wide approcah to Workforce Development.  The Levelland EDC will draw on these resources to provide employers a variety of training options and workforce development information.

Employers in Levelland draw from a labor force of over 190,000 located within the 9 counties contiguous to Hockley County.  The chart below shows the labor force for each county.

COUNTY PERIOD Labor Force Qty
Hockley Dec 2016 10,871
Lubbock Dec 2016 150,990
Lamb Dec 2016  4,857
Terry Dec 2016 5,238
Hale Dec 2016 12,227
Cochran Dec 2016 1,144
Lynn Dec 2016 2,718
Yoakum Dec 2016 3,601
Bailey Dec 2016 2,497
    194,229

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: Labor Market & Career Information Department, Texas Workforce Commission

 

 

Workforce Demographics

County Period Employment Unemployment Unemployment
Hockley Dec 2016 10,423 448 4.1%
Lubbock Dec 2016 146,152 4,838 3.2%
Bailey Dec 2016 2,391 106 4.2%
Cochran Dec 2016 1,081 63 5.5%
Hale Dec 2016 11,583 644 5.3%
Lamb Dec 2016 4,556 301 6.2%
Lynn Dec 2016 2,619 99 3.6%
Terry Dec 2016 5,119 262 4.9%
Yoakum Dec 2016 3,562 177 4.7%

Source: Labor Market & Career Information Department, Texas Workforce Commission