Bishop, California

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Population in 2022: 3,771 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 1,546  (41.0%)
Females: 2,225  (59.0%)
Median resident age:

49.4 years
California median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 93514.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $75,160 (it was $27,338 in 2000)
Bishop:

$75,160
CA:

$91,551

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $48,169 (it was $17,660 in 2000)

Bishop city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $420,441 (it was $119,100 in 2000)
Bishop:

$420,441
CA:

$715,900

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,304.

March 2022 cost of living index in Bishop: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 7.3%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bishop, CA (2022)
    • 2,70871.8%White alone
    • 66417.6%Hispanic
    • 2245.9%Two or more races
    • 872.3%Asian alone
    • 30.08%American Indian alone



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Bishop, California as of June 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bishop is 185 to 1.


Crime rates in Bishop by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(88.4)
2
(51.6)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(77.7)
2
(52.2)
1
(26.4)
10
(265.5)
6
(160.3)
9
(241.2)
2
(53.6)
2
(52.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(29.5)
3
(77.3)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(103.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(104.4)
5
(131.8)
5
(132.7)
4
(106.8)
6
(160.8)
10
(267.9)
3
(78.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(471.6)
17
(438.3)
14
(356.7)
16
(410.3)
24
(621.6)
24
(621.8)
32
(834.9)
22
(580.0)
29
(769.8)
31
(828.0)
19
(509.2)
14
(375.0)
26
(681.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(560.0)
19
(489.8)
29
(738.9)
31
(794.9)
24
(621.6)
33
(854.9)
12
(313.1)
31
(817.3)
68
(1,805)
26
(694.4)
29
(777.3)
25
(669.7)
34
(890.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(2,535)
62
(1,598)
79
(2,013)
102
(2,615)
80
(2,072)
91
(2,358)
85
(2,218)
114
(3,006)
217
(5,761)
201
(5,369)
150
(4,020)
98
(2,625)
160
(4,192)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(117.9)
3
(77.3)
2
(51.0)
4
(102.6)
4
(103.6)
4
(103.6)
8
(208.7)
11
(290.0)
11
(292.0)
5
(133.5)
4
(107.2)
10
(267.9)
12
(314.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index323.9256.5235.7250.5290.1349.0367.3430.0786.3599.9566.9371.6456.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Bishop, CA

Crime rate in Bishop detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 20 (12 officers - 11 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
California average:

2.30
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Ancestries: American (13.4%), German (11.0%), European (6.8%), English (6.0%), Polish (5.1%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4147 feet

Land area: 1.75 square miles.

Population density: 2,155 people per square mile   (low).

Bishop, California map

262 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This city:

6.9%
California:

26.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,113 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,067 (0.9%)

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 )

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: +2,012 (+53.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,678 (75.5%)

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Bishop, CA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Bishop, CA in 2022
Bishop satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 6 buildings, average cost: $337,500
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $47,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $122,600
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $20,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $34,100
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $149,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $113,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bishop, CA residents
Average permit cost in Bishop, CA
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.2%
California:

5.1%
Historical population in Bishop, CA
Historical housing units in Bishop, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +77 (+2.2%).
Most common industries in Bishop, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.7%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.2%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.2%)
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Bishop, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Bishop, California

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Bishop, California environmental map by EPA

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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 2022 was 132. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

132
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.251
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.208. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.208
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

8.11

Earthquake activity:

Bishop-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8484% 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 the city 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 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 224.5 miles away from 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bishop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bishop:

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

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 school in Bishop:

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Points of interest:

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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).

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).

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Bishop:

Marital status in Bishop, CA
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bishop:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
California average:

15.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Bishop
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for 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.
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.
California:

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

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

8.1%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Inyo County:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Bishop:

51.2%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.0%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bishop:

10.7%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bishop:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Bishop:

57.3%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Bishop:

78.0%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bishop, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$100,452$100,4520$0
Police - Other 6$32,509$65,0183$1,428
Other Government Administration 4$18,252$54,75610$3,475
Water Supply 3$19,411$77,6440$0
Parks and Recreation 3$18,577$74,30819$18,537
Fire - Other 2$8,170$49,0200$0
Sewerage 2$13,424$80,5440$0
Streets and Highways 2$23,128$138,7680$0
Firefighters 2$27,383$164,2980$0
Financial Administration 2$14,040$84,2402$3,149
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 1$995
Totals for Government 38$275,346$86,95135$27,584

Bishop government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $379,000 ($100.50)
    Water Utilities: $268,000 ($71.07)
    Sewerage: $137,000 ($36.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,329,000 ($882.79)
    Central Staff Services: $1,290,000 ($342.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $822,000 ($217.98)
    Water Utilities: $744,000 ($197.30)
    Sewerage: $743,000 ($197.03)
    Regular Highways: $498,000 ($132.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $358,000 ($94.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000 ($27.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($23.07)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($11.93)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($4.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($2.39)

Bishop government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,061,000 ($281.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($38.19)
    Other: $98,000 ($25.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($23.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($15.65)
    Other: $11,000 ($2.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $436,000 ($115.62)
    Rents: $127,000 ($33.68)
    Interest Earnings: $58,000 ($15.38)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($9.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($2.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,252,000 ($332.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $334,000 ($88.57)
    Highways: $81,000 ($21.48)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,618,000 ($694.25)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,945,000 ($515.78)
    Property: $827,000 ($219.31)
    Other: $640,000 ($169.72)
    Other License: $69,000 ($18.30)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $55,000 ($14.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $42,000 ($11.14)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,000 ($1.86)

Bishop government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $769,000 ($203.92)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $621,000 ($164.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000 ($71.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $122,000 ($32.35)

Bishop government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,000 ($19.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,922,000 ($2365.95)
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

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)
Bishop fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Bishop fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • 131,326Total average daily traffic
  • 13,797Total average daily truck traffic
  • 156,558Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bishop, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bishop, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bishop)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 144 (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, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (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: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 246 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bishop)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bishop)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 44 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 43 took place in 2015, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bishop, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.7%), and Structure Fires (37.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bishop, CA
    • 7449.7%Outside Fires
    • 5637.6%Structure Fires
    • 1711.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bishop, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bishop, California:

  • Rodeway Inn, 150 E Elm St, Bishop, California 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-3564, Fax: (760) 873-6936
  • Best Western Holiday Spa Lodge, 1025 N Main St, Bishop, California 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-3543, Fax: (760) 872-4777
  • La Quinta Inn, 651 N Main St, Bishop, California 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-6380
  • Motel 6, 1005 N Main St, Bishop, California 93514 , Phone: (760) 873-8426, Fax: (760) 873-8060
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bishop, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bishop, CA
  • 33.9%Wood
  • 25.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 8.8%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bishop, CA
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.7%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Bishop compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 33 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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