Channelview, TX
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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. 39.77% 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 (15.02%), sales jobs (10.62%), and food service (6.86%).

The citizens of Channelview have a very low rate of college education: just 9.90% 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 2010 was $17,861, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,444 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. The greatest number of Channelview residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Channelview also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 62.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Channelview include Irish, English, French , and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Channelview's cultural character, accounting for 23.80% 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.