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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
 
10,920
Lubbock June 2017 154,925
Lamb June 2017 5,236
Terry June 2017 5,327
Hale June 2017 12,476
Cochran June 2017 1,160
Lynn June 2017 2,788
Yoakum June 2017 3,633
Bailey June 2017 2,770
   

199,235

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

Workforce Demographics

County Period Employment Unemployment Unemployment
Hockley June 2017 10,436 484 4.4%
Lubbock June 2017 148,980 5,945 3.8%
Bailey June 2017 2,631 139 5.0%
Cochran June 2017 1,103 57 4.9%
Hale June 2017 11,664 812 6.5%
Lamb June 2017 4,932 304 5.8%
Lynn June 2017 2,663 125 4.5%
Terry June 2017 5,008 319 6.0%
Yoakum June 2017 3,486 147 4.0%

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