West Bishop, California

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Population in 2010: 2,607. Population change since 2000: -7.1%
Males: 1,366  (52.4%)
Females: 1,241  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  50.6 years
California median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 93514.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $87,206 (it was $57,163 in 2000)
West Bishop:

$87,206
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $38,534 (it was $27,386 in 2000)

West Bishop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $477,409 (it was $225,000 in 2000)
West Bishop:

$477,409
CA:

$449,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,697.

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  • Races in West Bishop, CA (2015)

    West Bishop races chart
    • 2,31979.2%White alone
    • 39013.3%Hispanic
    • 732.5%Two or more races
    • 411.4%American Indian alone
    • 281.0%Black alone
    • 160.5%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West Bishop: 99.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.8%), American (12.1%), English (6.5%), Italian (6.2%), Irish (5.4%), European (4.9%).

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,CA real estate house value index trend

West Bishop, California map

For population 25 years and over in West Bishop:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Bishop CDP:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

174 residents are foreign born (4.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This place:

5.9%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $3,311 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,426 (0.6%)

West Bishop satellite photo by USGS

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

West Bishop household income distribution West Bishop home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in West Bishop, California

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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 West 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 222.4 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 (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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 89.4. This is about average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 3.0%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 5.7% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
California average:

15.4

West Bishop travel time to work - commute West Bishop mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
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%

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

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 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)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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