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Channelview is in Harris County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The community was named for its location on a bend of the Houston Ship Channel
The latitude of Channelview is 29.775N. The longitude is -95.114W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 29,685.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Channelview demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Harris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Houston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77530 ZIP code.
6% of Channelview residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Channelview ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Channelview was $15,115, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Channelview residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Channelview, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $868.
Harris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Channelview political report.
The average commute time for Channelview workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Channelview between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Channelview include Best Value Inn Channelview, Best Western Houston East, Budget Lodge Channelview, Holiday Inn Hotels, Houston East/Channelview Travelodge Suites, Ramada Limited, Scottish Inns & Suites, Super 8.
Channelview, TXPros: Channelview is a suburb of Houston, with downtown only being 15 minutes away...
Cons: It is near to Equistar and Lyondell which are chemical plants...
This is a good place to raise your family near a large city without feeling like you are in a traffic jam all of the time.
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