Channing, Texas

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Population in 2013: 357 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 172  (48.2%)
Females: 185  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79018.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,745 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Channing:

$39,745
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,780 (it was $16,824 in 2000)

Channing city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,763 (it was $32,800 in 2000)
Channing:

$53,763
TX:

$132,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $727.

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  • Races in Channing, TX (2010)

    Channing races chart
    • 31286.0%White alone
    • 4311.8%Hispanic
    • 61.7%Asian alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

Races in Channing detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Channing: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.3%), Irish (13.7%), English (8.7%), French (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), United States (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 3802 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 359 people per square mile   (very low).

Channing, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Channing:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Channing city:

  • Never married: 12.0%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 4.3%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Channing, Texas as of September 01, 2015.
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 2013: $950 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $455 (1.0%)

Channing satellite photo by USGS

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

Channing household income distribution Channing home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+29.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Channing: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Channing, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Channing-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 4% 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 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 204.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.5 miles away from Channing center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from Channing center
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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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).
Channing topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Channing:

  • Amarillo College (about 44 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,622)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 54 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Wayland Baptist University (about 110 miles; Plainview, TX; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 119 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • South Plains College (about 146 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 147 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • Texas Tech University (about 148 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)

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:

NEW BEGINNINGS (Population served: 172, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Channing that have no violations reported:

  • CHANNING WATER WORKS (Population served: 365, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.9%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Hispanic or Latino 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

Channing compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Texas average:

14.4

Channing travel time to work - commute Channing mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (35%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,5597
Mainline Protestant2552
None4,248-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,742
Judicial and Legal 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,150
Water Supply 1$2,338$28,0560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 2$5,338$32,0283$3,492

8.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.70%
Texas average:

7.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randall County, TX  0.82% ($27,818 average AGI)


9.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($67,227 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Texas average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Moore County, TX  1.11% ($26,200 average AGI)
to Randall County, TX  1.03% ($155,000)
to Dallam County, TX  0.81% ($77,182)

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: 35.68438, Lon: -102.33317, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, 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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