Channelview, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Channelview, Texas - Basic Facts

The Channelview Census Designated Place had a population of 41,261 as of July 1, 2016. Channelview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Channelview is located at latitude 29.793 and longitude -95.1145 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the Channelview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.79 sq. miles and a water area of 3.35 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Channelview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408011) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Channelview Census Designated Place is located within Houston Division of Harris County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Channelview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Channelview, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,261
Population in Households 41,171
Population in Familes 37,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 2,790
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 11,795
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 9,615
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 12,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,866 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,928 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 846 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $99,084
Average Home Value $123,449


Median Household Income $52,016
Average Household Income $64,502
Per Capita Income $18,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.2% 1.55%
Households 1.02% 1.42%
Families 0.94% 1.39%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Channelview, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Channelview to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 78 96th
Population Density1 # 175 90th
Diversity Index2 # 30 98th
Median Household Income # 574 67th
Per Capita Income # 1259 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.