Bishop, California Population 2021

3,785
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Bishop is a city located in Inyo County California. With a 2020 population of 3,785, it is the 440th largest city in California and the 5558th largest city in the United States . Bishop is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually but its population has decreased by -2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,879 in 2010. Bishop reached it's highest population of 3,872 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Bishop has a population density of 2,031 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bishop is $65,739 with a poverty rate of 6.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $977 per month, and the median house value is $319,000. The median age in Bishop is 46.3 years, 46.9 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Bishop Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bishop was:

  • White: 81.74%
  • Two or more races: 10.63%
  • Asian: 5.31%
  • Other race: 1.23%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bishop, California is 3,785 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,728.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,879.

Bishop, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,06181.74%
Two or More Races39810.63%
Asian1995.31%
Some Other Race461.23%
Black or African American411.09%
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Bishop Population by Race

Bishop Population Pyramid $2021

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Bishop Median Age

46.3


Total

46.9


Male

44.9


Female

Bishop Adults

There are 3,039 adults, (829 of whom are seniors) in Bishop.

Bishop Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Bishop Sex Ratio

Female

2,060

55.01%

Male

1,685

44.99%

Bishop Population by Age

Bishop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bishop Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female77.4%22.6%
Married62.6%37.4%
All37.8%62.2%
Non Family20.1%79.9%

37.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bishop Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9931.8337.8
Non Family1,2551.0820.1
Married5143.4562.6
Female1992.2977.4
Male252.16100

3.09

Average Family Size

1.83

Average Household Size

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Bishop Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade872.98%
9th to 12th Grade1224.18%
High School Graduate81527.95%
Some College52417.97%
Associates Degree2468.44%
Bachelors Degree58720.13%
Graduate Degree53518.35%
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Bishop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bishop Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1942,072787
Hispanic39831889
Asian197190183
2+ Races160160115
Other Race4646
Black1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.89%.

Bishop Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,994$64,965$39,471
Less Than 9th Grade$10,391$$
High School Graduate$61,417$72,575$35,491
Some College$46,583$63,438$32,660
Bachelors Degree$44,828$$44,720
Graduate Degree$70,845$70,590$73,203

$52,994

Average Earnings

$64,965

Average Male

$39,471

Average Female

Bishop Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bishop Language by Age

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Bishop Language

84.21% of Bishop residents speak only English, while 15.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.89% of the population.

Bishop Language

Bishop Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,4371927.88%
Hispanic880525.91%

6.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.20%

Male Poverty Rate

5.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bishop

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bishop is White, with 7.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bishop is Hispanic, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.41%.

Bishop Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.68%
High School9.49%
Bachelors or Greater6.86%
Some College4.20%

Bishop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed28.17%
Female Employed4.09%
Male Employed2.11%

Bishop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bishop Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,067$65,739
Families$84,583$96,924
Married Families$92,096-
Non Families$43,696$47,401
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Income by Household Type

Bishop Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bishop Married by Age and Sex

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Bishop Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bishop Marital Status by Race

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Bishop Marital Status

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305

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War64
Korea38
World War II21
First Gulf War

Bishop Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74128
75+113
18 to 3464
55 to 64
35 to 54

Bishop Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27510.69%
2+ Races3016.57%

Bishop Veterans by Race

Bishop Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bishop Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bishop Employment by Age

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Bishop Employment by Race

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Bishop Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.79%

Born in Bishop

87.74%

Native Born

12.26%

Foreign Born

4.57%

Non Citizen

7.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.74% of Bishop residents were born in the United States, with 63.79% having been born in California. 4.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bishop Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,785190.50%
20203,766190.51%
20193,747190.51%
20183,72860.16%
20173,722-6-0.16%
20163,728-44-1.17%
20153,772-43-1.13%
20143,815-17-0.44%
20133,832-5-0.13%
20123,837-10-0.26%
20113,847-25-0.65%
20103,8722970.80%
20003,5751000.28%
19903,4751420.42%
19803,333-165-0.48%
19703,4986231.98%
19602,875-16-0.06%
19502,8911,4016.85%
19401,4903312.54%
19301,159-145-1.17%
19201,3041140.92%
19101,1908506.46%
18903400.00%

Bishop Population by Year