Channelview is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 45,688 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Channelview is the 78th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Channelview is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.55% of the Channelview workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Channelview is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Channelview who work in office and administrative support (14.24%), sales jobs (9.34%), and management occupations (5.65%).
The citizens of Channelview have a very low rate of college education: just 9.08% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Channelview in 2018 was $22,199, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,796 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 67.05% 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 German, Irish, French, English, and Scottish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Channelview's cultural character, accounting for 26.96% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Channelview is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Pacific Island languages.