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Potter County

Population in 2012: 192 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 

Males: 89  (46.6%)
Females: 103  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  54.1 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip codes: 79124.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $80,331 (it was $61,250 in 2000)
Bishop Hills:

$80,331
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $41,067

Bishop Hills town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $227,367 (it was $164,200 in 2000)
Bishop Hills:

$227,367
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $223,795; Detached houses: $223,795

Median gross rent in 2011: $883.

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  • White alone - 173 (89.6%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (7.8%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (1.0%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bishop Hills: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.8%), English (11.7%), Irish (11.7%), United States (10.1%), Italian (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 618 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Bishop Hills:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 46.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishop Hills town:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

13 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This town:  4.2%
Texas:  16.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,237 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,625 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (7.3 miles , pop. 173,627).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (249.5 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (341.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Amarillo, TX (2.7 miles ), Canadian River Breaks, TX (3.5 miles ), North Randall, TX (3.7 miles ), Timbercreek Canyon, TX (4.0 miles ), Palisades, TX (4.0 miles ), Lake Tanglewood, TX (4.1 miles ), Canyon, TX (4.4 miles ), Vega, TX (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 35.26 N, Longitude: 101.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 806

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +42 (+25.0%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Bishop Hills-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the Bishop Hills town center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/9/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bishop Hills-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 11.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.9 miles away from Bishop Hills center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 06:43:46, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from Bishop Hills center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 11.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Potter County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bishop Hills:

  • BAPTIST ST ANTHONYS HEALTH SYSTEM-BAPTIST CAMPUS (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 1 miles away; AMARILLO, TX)
  • NORTHWEST TEXAS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 1 miles away; AMARILLO, TX)
  • VA AMARILLO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 1 miles away; AMARILLO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bishop Hills:

  • Amarillo College (about 8 miles; Amarillo, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,610)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 20 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 5,251)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 110 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 2,746)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 116 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • Texas Tech University (about 116 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 25,860)
  • South Plains College (about 119 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (about 184 miles; Weatherford, OK; FT enrollment: 4,054)

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Potter 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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.3. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.59
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bishop Hills, TX

Bishop Hills compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Bishop Hills travel time to work - commute


Bishop Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bishop Hills (based on Potter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 86.44%
Here86.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents48.1%23.4%6.9%5.2%2.8%
Congregations21.9%8.6%6.3%12.5%3.1%
Name Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.4%1.3%6.1%
Congregations2.3%3.1%1.6%7.8%32.8%
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: 15
Potter County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Potter County:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Potter County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 108
Here:

8.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Potter County:

29.7%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

15.7%

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


10.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Potter County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Randall County, TX  4.79% ($31,943 average AGI)
from Lubbock County, TX  0.32% ($24,882)
from Hutchinson County, TX  0.28% ($30,240)


11.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,311 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.00%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($88 average AGI)
Potter County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Randall County, TX  5.17% ($34,113 average AGI)
to Lubbock County, TX  0.31% ($23,500)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.25% ($30,011)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bishop Hills:

  • KIXZ (940 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZIP (1310 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: DEL NORTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPUR (1440 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTNZ (1010 AM; 5 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KDJW (1360 AM; 1 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NEW LIFE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; CANYON, 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.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bishop Hills:

  • KXGL (100.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FEUER/MCCORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGNC-FM (97.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMXJ-FM (94.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZRK-FM (107.9 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KXLV (89.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQIZ-FM (93.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KACV-FM (89.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMML-FM (96.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KATP (101.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KRGN (103.1 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRF (98.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAEZ (105.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KXOJ, INC.)
  • KXRI (91.9 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQFX (104.3 FM; BORGER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KJRT (88.3 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TOP O' TEXAS ED B/CASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KBZD (99.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KAVW (90.7 FM; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KPUR-FM (107.1 FM; CANYON, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K212DG (90.3 FM; BUSHLAND, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K261CQ (100.1 FM; BUSHLAND, TX; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bishop Hills:

  • KFDA-TV (Channel 10; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: PANHANDLE TELECASTING CO.)
  • KVII-TV (Channel 7; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NVG-AMARILLO, LLC)
  • KACV-TV (Channel 2; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: AMARILLO JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K25GI (Channel 25; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KCIT (Channel 14; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • K56DF (Channel 56; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: SPECTRUM MEDIA)
  • KAMR-TV (Channel 4; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF AMARILLO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KAMT-LP (Channel 31; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEAT-LP (Channel 22; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTMO-LP (Channel 36; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: ADELANTE TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCPN-LP (Channel 33; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING OF AMARILLO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXD-LP (Channel 43; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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