Hockley County

Hockley County, Texas

802 Houston St Suite 213
Levelland, TX 79336
Phone: (806) 894-4404
www.co.hockley.tx.us

In southwestern TX panhandle, west of Lubbock; organized 1921 (other sources say organized Aug 21, 1876; first federal census: 1880 with no population). Name Origin: For Gen. George Washington Hockley (1802-54), Republic of Texas officer and secretary of war (1838; 1841)

Area (sq mi):: 908.55 (land 908.28; water 0.27) Population per square mile: 25.10
Population 2005: 22,787 State rank: 106 Population change: 2000-20005 0.30%; 1990-2000 -6.10% Population 2000: 22,716 (White 57.90%; Black or African American 3.70%; Hispanic or Latino 37.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 21.70%). Foreign born: 5.20%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $15,022; median household $31,085; Population below poverty level: 18.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,466-$22,687
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Levelland County seat (12,771)

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    Construction on a wind farm in northeast Hockley County, just outside of Lubbock County.
    Bell County, Texas; Hockley County, Texas; and Terrell County, Texas) became what they bureau refers to as "majority minority" in the timeframe studied.
    Wally De Los Santos, the nonvoting Democratic Party chairman in Hockley County, west of Lubbock, was downright loquacious.
    In Hockley County, a major wildfire destroyed two mobile homes near Levelland.
    Local New Mexico newspaper the Portales News-Tribune recently reported that Levelland Economic Development Corporation director Dave Quinn has revealed that Hockley County Limited Liability Co-op plans to begin construction for a new ethanol production facility in Levelland by October or November.
    Until the early 20th century, Hockley County was dominated by large cattle operations.
    Through January 31, 2011 REX consolidated the results of Levelland Hockley County Ethanol ("LHCE") and One Earth Energy facilities.
    Early voting in Hale County - Landtroop's home - has been anemic compared with turnout in Gray County - Smith's home - and Hockley County.
    REX's financial results primarily reflect its interests in six ethanol production facilities, including the consolidation of its majority investments in two ethanol affiliates, Levelland Hockley County Ethanol, LLC ("Levelland Hockley") and One Earth Energy, LLC ("One Earth").
    REX's financial results primarily reflect its interests in six ethanol production facilities, including the consolidation of its investments in two ethanol affiliates, Levelland Hockley County Ethanol, LLC ("Levelland Hockley") and One Earth Energy, LLC ("One Earth").
    The Company's financial results reflect the consolidation of its investments in two ethanol affiliates, Levelland Hockley County Ethanol, LLC ("Levelland Hockley") and One Earth Energy, LLC ("One Earth").
    The Company's financial results reflect the consolidation of its investments in two ethanol affiliates, Levelland Hockley County Ethanol, LLC ("Levelland Hockley") as of September 30, 2006 and One Earth Energy LLC ("One Earth") as of October 30, 2007.