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Population in 2012: 362 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 

Males: 193  (53.5%)
Females: 169  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  38.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79018.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,958 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Channing:

$41,958
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,014

Channing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,715 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Channing:

$44,715
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $42,853; Detached houses: $50,322; Mobile homes: $27,370; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,685

Median gross rent in 2012: $669.

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  • White alone - 312 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 43 (11.8%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Channing: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.1%), Irish (11.2%), French (10.5%), English (8.5%), Scotch-Irish (7.6%), Scottish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3802 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 364 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Channing:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Channing city:

  • Never married: 16.2%
  • Now married: 74.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 1.7%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.7%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Channing, Texas as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Channing to the number of sex offenders is 181 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (43.3 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (244.4 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (374.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Boys Ranch, TX (3.4 miles ), Hartley, TX (3.8 miles ), Dumas, TX (4.9 miles ), Northwest Hartley, TX (5.0 miles) , Dalhart, TX (5.3 miles ), Vega, TX (5.5 miles ), Cactus, TX (5.6 miles ), Canadian River Breaks, TX (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 35.68 N, Longitude: 102.33 W

Area code: 806

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+29.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Channing-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the Channing city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1971, a category F4 tornado 37.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Channing-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from Channing center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2002 at 12:14:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Channing center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hartley County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Channing, TX

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Channing:

  • Amarillo College (about 44 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 55 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 120 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • South Plains College (about 146 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 147 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 148 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • New Mexico Highlands University (about 162 miles; Las Vegas, NM; FT enrollment: 2,197)

Public high school in Channing:

  • Channing School (Students: 147; Location: 900 GREENWOOD AVE; Grades: EE-12; Our rating: 33)
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Notable locations in Channing: Channing Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Service (A), XIT General Office (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hartley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Channing and their reported violations in the past:

CHANNING WATER WORKS (Population served: 365, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-26-2005), St Formal NOV issued (APR-04-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2004)
  • Notification, Public - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
NEW BEGINNINGS INC (Population served: 172, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.5%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.6%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Channing, TX

Channing compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Channing travel time to work - commute


Channing mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (32%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Channing city (based on Hartley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.97%
Here59.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents82.8%7.7%4.6%3.7%1.2%
Congregations44.4%22.2%11.1%11.1%11.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Hartley County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hartley County:

29.0%
Texas:

26.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,350
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$200
Water Supply 1$2,138$25,6560$0
Totals for Government 1$2,138$25,6562$1,550


9.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.31%
Texas average:

8.37%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Moore County, TX  0.84% ($29,100 average AGI)
from Randall County, TX  0.84% ($15,300)


9.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Texas average:

7.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Randall County, TX  1.50% ($47,444 average AGI)
to Potter County, TX  1.00% ($38,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Channing:

  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KXIT (1240 AM; 1 kW; DALHART, TX; Owner: DALHART RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Channing:

  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KXIT-FM (95.9 FM; DALHART, TX; Owner: RADIO DALHART)

TV broadcast stations around Channing:

  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)

Channing fatal accident list:

Jul 19, 2007 11:14 AM, Fm767, Denver, Lat: 35.684375, Lon: -102.333167, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 1984 01:10 PM, W Sixth, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Channing)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 702 7th St (Lat: 35.682000 Lon: -102.331861), Call Sign: KNHR388
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2003, Expiration Date: 10/31/2013
    Registrant: Channing Volunteer Fire Dept, Channing, TX 79018-0153, Phone: (806) 235-2322
  • Channing, TX, 520 E. Railroad Ave. (Lat: 35.685306 Lon: -102.331000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQNL414
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2011, Expiration Date: 03/14/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WT5C, Previous Call Sign: KA5TZL, Licensee ID: L00142735
    Grant Date: 04/11/2013, Expiration Date: 04/20/2023, Certifier: James I Edlin
    Registrant: James I Edlin, 10176 Fm 3138, Channing, TX 79018


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Channing, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert463.7 years
Charles375.3 years
Anna388.7 years
George388.0 years
Raymond367.6 years
Thomas387.4 years
Frank273.6 years
James272.0 years
Joyce261.0 years
Ida278.0 years
Most common last names in Channing, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Edwards577.8 years
Harbert472.5 years
Garrison482.2 years
Brown477.2 years
Shepherd476.5 years
Smith472.3 years
Turner481.8 years
Hunnicutt379.6 years
Gambrell377.3 years
Payne376.3 years

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