Bishop, California

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Population in 2013: 3,863 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 
Males: 1,855  (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 (it was $17,660 in 2000)

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 2009: 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 - 2,335 (59.5%)
  • Hispanic - 1,318 (33.6%)
  • Asian alone - 112 (2.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 83 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 14 (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: English (13.2%), Irish (13.2%), German (10.1%), United States (4.6%), French (3.6%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4147 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 2,207 people per square mile   (low).

Bishop,CA real estate house value index trend

Bishop, California map

For population 25 years and over in Bishop:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishop city:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

869 residents are foreign born

This city:  22.1%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Bishop, California as of May 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bishop to the number of sex offenders is 227 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
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $20,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $122,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000

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: +3,127 (+79.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,498 (73.4%)

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) 272.4350.0218.6287.1271.1201.7303.7297.4234.4211.1170.6181.3

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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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
California:

7.3%

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

Average climate in Bishop, California

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Earthquake activity:

Bishop-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 840% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from Bishop center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 222.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 243.6 miles away from Bishop center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 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. - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Dec 1, 1972).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bishop:

  • NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 150 PIONEER LANE)
  • TOIYABE DIALYSIS CENTER (44 TU SU LANE)
  • PIONEER HOME HEALTH CARE (162 E LINE ST)
  • BISHOP CARE CENTER (151 PIONEER LANE)

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: 8,144)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 82 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 84 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 85 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 86 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 87 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 88 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

20.2

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

BISHOP, CITY OF (Population served: 3,879, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MAMMOTH LAKES BASIN (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005)
CDF - OWENS VALLEY CONSERVATION CORP (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
EAST FORK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
HIGH SIERRA WATER COMPANY (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PETITE PANTRY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (NOV-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2006)
ASPENDELL MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
JUNE MTN. SKI AREA, STEW POT SLIM S (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • FOUR JEFFREY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 318, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KATHERINA MULLER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHOBER LANE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRENCH CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EASTERN SIERRA TRI COUNTY FAIR (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)
  • PARCHER S RESORT (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE MOUNTAIN RESEARCH CENTER (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SABRINA 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

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, California environmental map by EPA

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Bishop compared to California state average:

  • 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.

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 (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Here: 59.6%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$6,488$77,8563$2,342
Other Government Administration 2$9,218$55,3089$1,900
Police Protection - Officers 11$79,386$86,6031$550
Police - Other 6$28,588$57,1769$7,476
Firefighters 1$9,264$111,1683$2,168
Streets and Highways 3$18,416$73,6640$0
Sewerage 3$18,416$73,6640$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,522$54,08812$5,702
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$878
Water Supply 3$18,416$73,6640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,536$78,4321$728
Totals for Government 34$208,250$73,50039$21,744

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $954,000 ($246.96)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,682,000 ($435.41)
    Regular Highways: $477,000 ($123.48)
    Central Staff Services: $433,000 ($112.09)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($94.49)
    Sewerage: $325,000 ($84.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $304,000 ($78.70)
    Financial Administration: $280,000 ($72.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $189,000 ($48.93)
    Fire Protection: $189,000 ($48.93)
    General - Other: $186,000 ($48.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($11.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $32,000 ($8.28)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,283,000 ($590.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $304,000 ($78.70)
    All Other: $145,000 ($37.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($22.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $178,000 ($46.08)
    Interest Earnings: $164,000 ($42.45)
    Rents: $37,000 ($9.58)
    Property Sale Other: $2,000 ($0.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $354,000 ($91.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,225,000 ($317.11)
    General Support: $203,000 ($52.55)
    Highways: $92,000 ($23.82)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,296,000 ($594.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,047,000 ($271.03)
    Property: $313,000 ($81.03)
    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 ($1551.13)

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

5.03%

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 Mono County, CA  0.78% ($46,623 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.70% ($54,167)
from Kern County, CA  0.34% ($43,565)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
California average:

5.12%

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 Los Angeles County, CA  0.60% ($45,293 average AGI)
to Mono County, CA  0.47% ($40,844)
to Kern County, CA  0.35% ($47,542)

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: 249
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 95
  • Fatalities: 267
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 653
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 51
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&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western2Motel 61
Carl\s Jr.1New Balance1
Comfort Inn1Nike2
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Ramada1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Rodeway Inn1
Ford1Safeway1
GNC1Sears1
H&R Block1Starbucks2
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Honda1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jack In The Box1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS6
La Quinta1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Vons1
Lane Furniture1

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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Tani Tatum (3)
  • Robert W. Wilson (1)
  • Andrew M. Marvin (1)
  • Michael J. Baron (1)
  • Heather C. Marvin (1)
  • Bon Wilson (1)
  • Scott Richard Berger (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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