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Nueces County

Population in 2012: 3,163 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 

Males: 1,531  (48.4%)
Females: 1,632  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Texas median age:  40.8 years

Zip codes: 78343.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $42,866 (it was $35,434 in 2000)
Bishop:

$42,866
Texas:

$49,392
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $19,947

Bishop city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $72,489 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Bishop:

$72,489
Texas:

$127,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,326; Detached houses: $74,107; Townhouses or other attached units: $42,461; Mobile homes: $19,953

Median gross rent in 2011: $836.

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  • Hispanic - 2,115 (67.5%)
  • White alone - 964 (30.8%)
  • Black alone - 29 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bishop: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.5%), United States (6.2%), English (3.8%), Irish (3.2%), Italian (2.9%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.37 square miles.

Population density: 1334 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Bishop:

  • High school or higher: 74.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishop city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

104 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

This city:  3.3%
Texas:  16.1%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Bishop, Texas as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Bishop to the number of sex offenders is 240 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,608 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $839 (1.2%)

Bishop satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (26.7 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (136.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Kingsville, TX (2.5 miles ), Driscoll, TX (2.6 miles ), La Paloma-Lost Creek, TX (3.1 miles ), Petronila, TX (3.4 miles) , Spring Garden-Terra Verde, TX (3.6 miles ), Agua Dulce, TX (3.9 miles ), Tierra Grande, TX (3.9 miles ), Rancho Banquete, TX (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 27.59 N, Longitude: 97.80 W

Area code: 361

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 010010120002
per 100,000 0.029.00.00.030.30.031.363.90.00.00.062.3
Robberies 001000200000
per 100,000 0.00.030.20.00.00.062.50.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 251247283902
per 100,000 59.2144.830.260.8121.4212.462.5255.496.1290.30.062.3
Burglaries 10143420131425103082120
per 100,000 295.9405.61028.4607.9394.4424.9781.5319.3960.9258.1656.3622.9
Thefts 3513013918918419912911175644750
per 100,000 1035.53765.94204.55744.75582.56039.54032.53544.12402.32064.51468.81557.1
Auto thefts 321231123103
per 100,000 88.857.930.260.891.030.331.363.996.132.30.093.4
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 84.4245.4268.2301.2319.3329.2286.0282.5198.0167.9109.0182.8

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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: 11 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Texas average:

1.95

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-1.5%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Bishop-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Bishop city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/5/1965, a category F3 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Bishop-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from Bishop center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Bishop center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nueces County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Bishop:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; KINGSVILLE, TX)

Political contributions by individuals in Bishop, TX

Airports located in Bishop:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bishop:

  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 7 miles; Kingsville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,342)
  • Del Mar College (about 28 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 31 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 6,428)
  • The University of Texas-Pan American (about 92 miles; Edinburg, TX; FT enrollment: 12,559)
  • Texas State Technical College Harlingen (about 95 miles; Harlingen, TX; FT enrollment: 2,185)
  • South Texas College (about 99 miles; McAllen, TX; FT enrollment: 8,613)
  • Texas A & M International University (about 101 miles; Laredo, TX; FT enrollment: 3,518)

Public high school in Bishop:

  • Bishop High School (Students: 344; Location: 100 BADGER LN; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 54)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bishop:

Private elementary/middle school in Bishop:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 801 E MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 3; Boys only)
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Notable locations in Bishop: Nueces County Highway Patrol (A), Bishop Police Department (B), Bishop Volunteer Fire Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bishop include: First Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Saint James Catholic Church (C), New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (D), Turcotte Piper Chapel Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bishop: Bishop City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Nueces County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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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


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.9%
(2.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.0%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Bishop, TX

Bishop compared to Texas state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Bishop (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Bishop Branch at 1001 No. Hwy 77 Bypass, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Bishop travel time to work - commute


Bishop mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bishop (based on Nueces County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.67%
Here55.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of Christ
Adherents49.5%24.8%7.0%2.9%2.0%
Congregations15.0%25.5%7.7%6.9%8.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.4%1.3%7.8%
Congregations3.2%4.0%2.8%0.8%25.5%
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: 30
Nueces County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Nueces County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 163
Here:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 278
Here:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nueces County:

10.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Nueces County:

26.6%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.7%
Texas:

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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,362
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,286
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,464$28,3920$0
Police - Other 5$8,044$19,3061$290
Sewerage 5$8,972$21,5330$0
Water Supply 5$8,470$20,3280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 19$34,950$22,07411$6,824

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $128,000 ($40.47)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $434,000 ($137.21)
    Police Protection: $370,000 ($116.98)
    Financial Administration: $274,000 ($86.63)
    Sewerage: $223,000 ($70.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $126,000 ($39.84)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($13.28)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($10.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($3.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $227,000 ($71.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $9,000 ($2.85)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $563,000 ($178.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $224,000 ($70.82)
    Sewerage: $218,000 ($68.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($2.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $622,000 ($196.65)
  • Tax - Property: $308,000 ($97.38)
    Public Utilities: $94,000 ($29.72)
    Total General Sales: $62,000 ($19.60)
    NEC: $2,000 ($0.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,780,000 ($1195.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,617,000 ($1143.53)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $163,000 ($51.53)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $71,000 ($22.45)
    End of Fiscal Year: $45,000 ($14.23)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $167,000 ($52.80)

6.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Texas average:

8.37%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($975 average AGI)
Nueces County:

0.17%
Texas average:

0.20%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Patricio County, TX  0.61% ($29,601 average AGI)
from Bexar County, TX  0.40% ($35,250)
from Harris County, TX  0.34% ($56,391)


7.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Texas average:

7.44%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Nueces County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Bexar County, TX  0.67% ($35,912 average AGI)
to San Patricio County, TX  0.58% ($36,858)
to Harris County, TX  0.48% ($41,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bishop:

  • KINE (1330 AM; 1 kW; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURV (710 AM; 10 kW; EDINBURG, TX; Owner: VOICE OF VALLEY AGRICULTURE, INC.)
  • KCCT (1150 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: RADIO KCCT, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WITHERS FAMILY TEXAS HOLDING, LP)
  • KROB (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: B COMMUNICATIONS JOINT VENTURE)
  • KKTX (1360 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUNO (1400 AM; 1 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bishop:

  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFLZ (106.9 FM; BISHOP, TX; Owner: DAVILA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KBSO (94.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: REINA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTAI (91.1 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY, KINGSVILLE)

TV broadcast stations around Bishop:

  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • K38EB (Channel 38; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K46DL (Channel 46; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K20EK (Channel 20; KINGSVILLE-ALICE, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KINE-LP (Channel 44; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: HUMBERTO LOPEZ)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • KHCC-LP (Channel 35; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)
  • KTMV-LP (Channel 8; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MINERVA R. LOPEZ)

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

Bishop, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 170
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 48
  • Fatalities: 187
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 24

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bishop)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bishop, TX)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Site 14 Wolters Rd At Hwy 77 By Pass Nr (Lat: 27.566139 Lon: -97.794139), Overall height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: WNES228
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.262 MHz, 928.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co., LLC, Houston, TX 77251-1396, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • STATION, 7.5 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 27.639750 Lon: -97.903306), Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WNEU735
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/04/1998, Expiration Date: 03/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2005
    Registrant: Natural Gas Pipeline Company Of America, 370 Van Gordon St., Lakewood, CO 80228, Phone: (303) 763-2922, Fax: (303) 763-2920, Email:
  • STATION, Off Fm70 On Cr 16 (Lat: 27.686417 Lon: -97.898861), Overall height: 19.2 m, Call Sign: WNTM779
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.868 MHz, 928.868 MHz, 959.581 MHz, 928.581 MHz, 959.418 MHz, 928.418 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2008, Expiration Date: 09/30/2018, Certifier: J S Pittman
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, Site 14, Wolters Rd At Highway 77 By-Pass Nr (Lat: 27.566139 Lon: -97.794139), Overall height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: WEG960
    Assigned Frequencies: 2185.60 MHz, 2192.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2001, Expiration Date: 03/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2007, Certifier: Michael A Vicknair
    Registrant: Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp., Houston, TX 77251, Phone: (713) 215-2745, Fax: (713) 215-2266, Email:
  • 110 E Main (Lat: 27.584472 Lon: -97.797472), Call Sign: WGR852
    Assigned Frequencies: 951.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/1980, Expiration Date: 08/01/2013
    Registrant: Claro Communications, Ltd., 11737 Nelon Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78410
  • BISHOP, 1 Mi E Of (Lat: 27.563361 Lon: -97.782750), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WJK95
    Assigned Frequencies: 6212.10 MHz, 6390.00 MHz, 6271.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005, Certifier: Robert J Tannor
    Registrant: Arent Fox Pllc, 1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 715-8479, Fax: (202) 857-6395, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA5GET, Licensee ID: L00201026
    Grant Date: 07/26/2000, Expiration Date: 10/16/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2000
    Registrant: Wilbur R Grayson Sr, 609 E 10th, Bishop, TX 78343
  • Call Sign: KF5ABG, Licensee ID: L01477329
    Grant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: Darrell L Beal
    Registrant: Darrell L Beal, 500 N Hackberry, Bishop, TX 78343

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1796D , Serial Number: 20238, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Oliver Till, Route 1 Box 140, Bishop, TX 78343
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 527FL , Serial Number: 28-7125354, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Charles W Michalk, 4303 Fm 3354, Bishop, TX 78343
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6172V , Serial Number: 18281385, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/2004
    Registrant (Corporation): Rts Leasing LLC, 802 S Birch Ave, Bishop, TX 78343
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 320C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSI0-470-B (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 749S , Serial Number: 320C0016, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 10/05/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Eddy L Frost, Po Box 513, Bishop, TX 78343
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9998T , Serial Number: 18253098, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Eddy L Frost, Po Box 513, Bishop, TX 78343



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$85,7350$09$60,7982$34,9150$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$84,1801$191,3201$114,7900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$105,7001$16,2607$55,0044$31,5681$82,270
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$93,7451$19,1300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0061.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$63,9731$55,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$107,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0061.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1


Most common first names in Bishop, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2174.9 years
Maria1777.3 years
Mary1679.4 years
James1471.0 years
Robert1470.4 years
Charles1474.1 years
Jesus1271.3 years
William1170.5 years
Jose1168.9 years
Manuel975.5 years
Most common last names in Bishop, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gonzalez2664.7 years
Garcia2469.7 years
Rodriguez2273.9 years
Garza1975.1 years
Davis1470.3 years
Hernandez1174.3 years
Schroeder1180.8 years
Villarreal1177.1 years
Smith1082.1 years
Ramirez1076.0 years

Businesses in Bishop, TX

  • Days Inn: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

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