Channelview is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 42,893 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Channelview is the 78th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Channelview, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.13% of Channelview’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Channelview is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Channelview who work in office and administrative support (16.11%), sales jobs (9.60%), and food service (7.54%).
In Channelview, just 9.27% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Channelview in 2010 was $18,498, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,992 for a family of four. However, Channelview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Channelview is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Channelview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Channelview, accounting for 61.91% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Channelview residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Channelview include Irish, English, French , and Polish.
Channelview also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.23%.
The most common language spoken in Channelview is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Pacific Island languages.