West Bishop, California

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Population in 2010: 2,607.
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
Males: 1,358  (52.1%)
Females: 1,249  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93514.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $98,083 (it was $57,163 in 2000)
West Bishop:

$98,083
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,175 (it was $27,386 in 2000)

West Bishop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $479,300 (it was $225,000 in 2000)
West Bishop:

$479,300
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $464,525; detached houses: $499,501; mobile homes: $85,951

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,506.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Bishop: 97.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.2%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.8% for American Indian residents, 8.8% for other race residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Bishop, CA (2017)
    • 2,46083.0%White alone
    • 2889.7%Hispanic
    • 943.2%American Indian alone
    • 321.1%Two or more races
    • 220.7%Black alone
    • 120.4%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (14.4%), German (9.5%), English (8.6%), Italian (6.8%), European (4.7%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1343 feet

Land area: 8.75 square miles.

Population density: 298 people per square mile   (very low).

West Bishop, California map

156 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.6% North America).

This place:

5.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,548 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,286 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (78.4 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (84.3 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (226.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA (1.5 miles ),
Bishop, CA (1.7 miles ),
Mesa, CA (2.6 miles ),
Wilkerson, CA (2.6 miles ),
Round Valley, CA (3.0 miles ),
Chalfant, CA (3.1 miles ),
Swall Meadows, CA (3.8 miles ),
Big Pine, CA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 37.36 N, Longitude: 118.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in West Bishop, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Bishop, CA in 2017
West Bishop satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in West Bishop, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Utilities (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.4%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Utilities (3.8%)
Most common occupations in West Bishop, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)

Average climate in West Bishop, California

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 128. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

128
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.125
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0602. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0602
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.45
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

West Bishop-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 841% 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 166.2 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 81.9 miles away from West Bishop center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 253.1 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 223.0 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 244.6 miles away from the city 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 222.4 miles away from West Bishop 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 (13).
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).
West Bishop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Bishop:

  • NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; BISHOP, CA)
  • BISHOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BISHOP, CA)
  • PIONEER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BISHOP, CA)

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

  • Reedley College (about 77 miles; Reedley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,144)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 80 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 82 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 82 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 84 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 84 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 85 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Bishop: Browns Town Recreational Vehicle Park (A), Bishop Golf Club (B), Schober Lane Recreation Site (C), West Ridge Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in West Bishop include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of the Nazarene (B), Valley Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Inyo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
2 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in West Bishop:

Marital status in West Bishop, CA
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in West Bishop:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Bishop, CA (based on Inyo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8275
Evangelical Protestant1,49423
Mainline Protestant8455
Other6294
Black Protestant1781
None10,573-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Inyo County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
California:

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

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Inyo County:

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.1%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.8%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
West Bishop:

37.2%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.7%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Bishop, CA Residents

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.09% ($63,013 average AGI)
from Mono County, CA  0.72% ($48,843)
from San Diego County, CA  0.41% ($67,000)


7.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mono County, CA  0.73% ($57,654 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.51% ($54,944)
to Kern County, CA  0.38% ($53,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in West 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.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West 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.)

TV broadcast stations around West 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)
West Bishop fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

West Bishop fatal accident list:

Mar 28, 2006 11:05 AM, Ed Powers Dr, Lat: 37.369740, Lon: -118.477900, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.7mTotal length
  • 1,450Total average daily traffic
  • 31Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,070Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Bishop, CA
  • 34.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.8%Wood
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 10.2%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.5%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Bishop, CA
  • 35.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.4%Electricity
  • 14.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.9%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Other fuel


West Bishop compared to California 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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