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Population in 2012: 3,864 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 

Males: 1,856  (48.0%)
Females: 2,008  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93514.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,089 (it was $27,338 in 2000)
Bishop:

$28,089
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,401

Bishop city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $291,516 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Bishop:

$291,516
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $296,979; Detached houses: $377,079; Townhouses or other attached units: $420,262; In 2-unit structures: $289,282; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $417,851; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $620,101; Mobile homes: $38,256

Median gross rent in 2012: $856.

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  • White alone - 2,347 (60.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,272 (33.0%)
  • Asian alone - 108 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 85 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.4%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bishop: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (14.2%), English (14.0%), German (10.8%), French (3.8%), Dutch (3.7%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4147 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 2,208 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bishop:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishop city:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

853 residents are foreign born

This city:  22.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Bishop, California as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bishop to the number of sex offenders is 203 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,880 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $997 (0.4%)

Bishop satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (81.0 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (87.0 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (226.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA (1.3 miles ), West Bishop, CA (1.7 miles ), Wilkerson, CA (2.5 miles ), Chalfant, CA (3.0 miles ), Mesa, CA (3.0 miles ), Round Valley, CA (3.4 miles ), Big Pine, CA (3.9 miles ), Swall Meadows, CA (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $113,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $149,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $34,100
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $20,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $122,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 118.39 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Mule Packer Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,101 (+80.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,505 (74.5%)

Area code: 760

Bishop household income distribution Bishop home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Bishop by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 160311003210
per 100,000 27.5161.90.081.327.427.50.00.088.458.625.50.0
Robberies 246241411310
per 100,000 54.9107.9163.854.2109.727.5112.229.029.587.925.50.0
Assaults 24269121813262616171416
per 100,000 659.2701.6245.8325.4493.8357.3729.1754.9471.6498.2356.7410.3
Burglaries 261638413124404319192931
per 100,000 714.1431.71037.71111.7850.5659.71121.71248.5560.0556.9738.9794.9
Thefts 136130112145135107132121866279102
per 100,000 3735.23507.83058.43931.73703.72941.23701.63513.42534.61817.12012.72615.4
Auto thefts 3547666104324
per 100,000 82.4134.9109.2189.8164.6164.9168.3290.4117.987.951.0102.6
Arson 023002000000
per 100,000 0.054.081.90.00.055.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 272.4350.1218.6287.2271.1201.8303.7297.4234.5211.1170.6181.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Bishop detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
California average:

2.36

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Bishop, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+2.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Bishop-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 3333% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1986 at 14:42:26, a magnitude 6.5 (6.0 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.5 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 9.3 miles away from Bishop center
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/1984 at 18:08:25, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 6.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/1993 at 23:20:49, a magnitude 6.2 (6.0 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.2 MD, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.9 miles away from Bishop center
On 5/25/1980 at 19:44:51, a magnitude 6.1 (5.5 MB, 5.8 MS, 5.8 M, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 24.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Inyo County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bishop topographic map

Birthplace of: Matt Williams (third baseman) - Baseball player, Stanton Barrett - Race car driver and movie stunt driver, Stanton Barrett Jr. - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 1, 1972).


Hospitals/medical centers in Bishop:

  • TOIYABE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 44 TU SU LANE)
  • PIONEER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 162 E LINE ST)
  • NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 150 PIONEER LANE)
  • BISHOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 151 PIONEER LANE)

Political contributions by individuals in Bishop, CA

Airports and heliports located in Bishop:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bishop:

  • Reedley College (about 79 miles; Reedley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,207)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 84 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 17,444)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 85 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • Fresno City College (about 88 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 7,781)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 89 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 5,975)
  • University of California-Merced (about 112 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • Merced College (about 115 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Public high schools in Bishop:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bishop:

Private elementary/middle schools in Bishop:

  • GRACE LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL DAYCARE & KINDERGARTEN (Students: 50; Location: 711 N FOWLER; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BISHOP SDA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 730 HOME ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Bishop, map of school districts: BISHOP UNION ELEMENTARY, BISHOP JOINT UNION HIGH


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Notable locations in Bishop: White Mountain Ranger Station (A), Inyo National Forest Supervisors Ofiice (B), Northern Inyo Hospital Medical Library (C), Bishop Visitors Center (D), Bishop Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (E), Bishop City Hall (F), Symons Emergency Specialties (G), United States Forest Service White Mountain Ranger Station (H), Meadow Farms Fire Department Station 3 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bishop include: Bethel Chapel Community Church (A), Church of Christ (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First Southern Baptist Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Foursquare Gospel Church (G), Grace Lutheran Church (H), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bishop include: Tri-County Fairgrounds (1), Bishop City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Keough's Hot Springs (Recreation Areas; 800 Keough Hot Springs Rd), Chamber of Commerce-Area Information - Mammoth Lakes (690 North Main Street), Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureu (690 North Main Street).

Hotels: Best Western Creekside Inn (725 North Main Street), Best Western Bishop Holiday Sp (1025 North Main Street), Village Motel (286 West Elm Street), Bishop Holiday Spa Lodge (1025 North Main Street), Bishop-Days Inn (724 W Line St), Bishop Thunderbird Motel (190 West Pine Street).

Court: Inyo County - Courts Superior Unified- Department 4 Bishop (301 West Line Street).

 
Inyo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.9. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.2. This is better than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

CITY OF BISHOP (Address: 377 West Line Street , Population served: 3575, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from DEC-07-2000 to JAN-04-2001)
FOUR JEFFREY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 318, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-27-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2001)
VILLAGE CAFE/KATHY MULLER (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2004), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-26-2004), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-26-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CDF - OWENS VALLEY CONSERVATION CORP (Address: 2781 South Round Valley Rd. , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
EASTERN SIERRA TRI COUNTY FAIR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-24-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-26-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2001)
ASPENDELL MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
TECOPA PALMS RV PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • EAST FORK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIGH SIERRA WATER COMPANY (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRENCH CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHOBER LANE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PETITE PANTRY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TUFF CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK CREEK LAKES RESORT (Population served: 56, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE SABRINA BOAT LANDING (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SABRINA CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for American Indian residents, 27.2% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bishop, CA

People in group quarters in Bishop in 2010:

  • 72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Bishop in 2000:

  • 65 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Bishop compared to California state average:

Bishop, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bishop (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 400 North Main Street Branch at 400 North Main Street, branch established on 1976/05/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Oak Valley Community Bank: Bishop Branch at 351 North Main Street, branch established on 2002/05/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $612.4 mil, Deposits: $536.2 mil, headquarters in Oakdale, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Oak Valley Bancorp
  • Union Bank, National Association: Bishop Branch at 362 North Main Street, branch established on 1964/10/02. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • El Dorado Savings Bank, F.S.B.: Bishop Branch at 515 N Main St, branch established on 1956/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,706.7 mil, Deposits: $1,536.5 mil, headquarters in Placerville, CA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bishop Branch at 536 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/12/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bishop, California:

  • Rodeway Inn, 150 E Elm St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-3564, Fax: (760) 873-6936
  • Best Western Holiday Spa Lodge, 1025 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-3543, Fax: (760) 872-4777
  • Bishop - Days Inn, 724 W Line St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 872-1095
  • Best Western Creekside Inn, 725 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 872-3044
  • Comfort Inn, 805 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-4284, Fax: (760) 873-8563
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 636 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (877) 395-2395, Fax: (760) 872-2239
  • Bishop Inn, 155 East Elm, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 872-1771, Fax: (760) 872-3090
  • Bishop Inn (ramada), 155 E Elm St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 872-1771
  • La Quinta Inn, 651 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-6380
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bishop, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Bishop travel time to work - commute


Bishop mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bishop city (based on Inyo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Here59.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents72.0%4.9%4.8%3.6%3.0%
Congregations12.9%6.5%9.7%6.5%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.6%1.4%4.8%
Congregations6.5%6.5%6.5%6.5%35.5%
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: 6
Inyo County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Inyo County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Inyo County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Inyo County:

23.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

17.9%

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
Financial Administration 0$0 3$4,778
Other Government Administration 9$39,864$53,1520$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$83,416$76,9991$636
Police - Other 5$20,714$49,7147$5,238
Firefighters 1$8,188$98,2563$1,734
Fire - Other 0$0 1$646
Streets and Highways 0$0 9$6,216
Sewerage 7$34,176$58,5870$0
Parks and Recreation 4$11,860$35,5809$5,964
Water Supply 3$14,490$57,9600$0
Totals for Government 42$212,708$60,77433$25,212

Bishop government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $954,000 ($246.89)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,682,000 ($435.30)
    Regular Highways: $477,000 ($123.45)
    Central Staff Services: $433,000 ($112.06)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($94.46)
    Sewerage: $325,000 ($84.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $304,000 ($78.67)
    Financial Administration: $280,000 ($72.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $189,000 ($48.91)
    Fire Protection: $189,000 ($48.91)
    General - Other: $186,000 ($48.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($11.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $32,000 ($8.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,283,000 ($590.84)

Bishop government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $304,000 ($78.67)
    All Other: $145,000 ($37.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($22.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $178,000 ($46.07)
    Interest Earnings: $164,000 ($42.44)
    Rents: $37,000 ($9.58)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $354,000 ($91.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,225,000 ($317.03)
    General Support: $203,000 ($52.54)
    Highways: $92,000 ($23.81)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,296,000 ($594.20)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,047,000 ($270.96)
    Property: $313,000 ($81.00)
    NEC: $87,000 ($22.52)
    Public Utilities: $37,000 ($9.58)

Bishop government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,992,000 ($1550.72)

8.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
California average:

5.75%

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 Mono County, CA  1.10% ($46,162 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.92% ($45,823)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.40% ($54,963)


7.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
California average:

6.27%

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 Los Angeles County, CA  0.55% ($34,865 average AGI)
to Kern County, CA  0.53% ($38,028)
to Mono County, CA  0.51% ($35,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bishop:

  • KBOV (1230 AM; 1 kW; BISHOP, CA; Owner: GREAT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bishop:

  • KRHV (93.3 FM; BIG PINE, CA; Owner: DAVID A. AND MARYANN M. DIGERNESS)
  • K208BS (89.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KWTW (88.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: LIVING PROOF, INC.)
  • KIBS (100.7 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: GREAT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAY (92.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, CA; Owner: MS. BENETT KESSLER)
  • K205ET (88.9 FM; BIG PINE, ETC., CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRNC (105.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOQO-FM (101.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSKS (93.7 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201GA (88.1 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K217EE (91.3 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bishop:

  • K70AA (Channel 70; BISHOP, ETC., CA; Owner: MONO COUNTY SERVICE AREA NO. 5)
  • K73AA (Channel 73; BISHOP, ETC., CA; Owner: MONO COUNTY SERVICE AREA NO. 5)
  • K79AT (Channel 79; BISHOP, ETC., CA; Owner: MONO COUNTY SERVICE AREA NO. 5)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Bishop, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

See more detailed statistics of Bishop fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 95,750
Total average daily truck traffic: 9,500
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 112,191

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bishop)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Bishop, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 180 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bishop)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bishop)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 57 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2


Most common first names in Bishop, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11474.7 years
Robert10674.3 years
William10376.0 years
James8272.3 years
Mary8280.9 years
Charles7274.0 years
George6176.8 years
Dorothy6078.3 years
Richard4572.4 years
Margaret4079.7 years
Most common last names in Bishop, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4570.6 years
Williams3472.3 years
Brown3174.0 years
Johnson2776.7 years
Wilson2176.5 years
Young1979.9 years
Thompson1884.8 years
Jones1881.1 years
Clark1777.7 years
Nelson1777.2 years
Businesses in Bishop, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Motel 61
Best Western2New Balance1
Comfort Inn1Nike2
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Rodeway Inn1
GNC1Safeway1
H&R Block1Sears1
Holiday Inn1Starbucks2
JCPenney1Super 81
Jack In The Box1Taco Bell1
KFC1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul1
La Quinta1UPS6
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets4
Browse common businesses in Bishop, CA


Bishop on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Robert W. Wilson (1)
  • Andrew M. Marvin (1)
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  • Heather C. Marvin (1)
  • Bon Wilson (1)
  • Scott Richard Berger (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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