Channing is a city in Hartley County, Texas, in the United States. It is the county seat of Hartley County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 363.
Channing is located at 35°41′1″N 102°19′55″W / 35.68361°N 102.33194°W / 35.68361; -102.33194 (35.683612, -102.331817). It is situated at the junction of U.S. Highway 385, State Highway 354, and FM 767 in southeastern Hartley County, approximately 30 miles south of Dalhart. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 356 people, 135 households, and 103 families residing in the city. The population density was 357.9 people per square mile (138.8/km²). There were 154 housing units at an average density of 154.8 per square mile (60.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.94% White, 1.12% African American, 0.56% Native American, 1.69% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.02% of the population.
There were 135 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.1% were married couples living together, 2.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the city, the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,167, and the median income for a family was $42,188. Males had a median income of $29,250 versus $22,679 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,824. About 3.5% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.