Bishop, Texas Population 2024

3,030

Bishop is a city located in Nueces County Texas. Bishop has a 2024 population of 3,030. Bishop is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -4.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,172 in 2020.

The average household income in Bishop is $64,270 with a poverty rate of 21.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bishop is 43.6 years, 41.5 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Bishop Demographics

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

  • White: 52.78%
  • Two or more races: 34.54%
  • Black or African American: 7.08%
  • Other race: 5.6%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,256.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.48% (-142)
The current population of Bishop, Texas is 3,030 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,172.

Bishop, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,66952.78%
Two or more races1,09234.54%
Black or African American2247.08%
Other race1775.6%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bishop Population by Race

Bishop Population Pyramid 2024

Bishop Median Age

43.6

Total

41.5

Male

43.8

Female

Bishop Adults

There are 2,446 adults, (848 of whom are seniors) in Bishop.

Bishop Age Dependency

97.9

Age Dependency Ratio

53.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bishop Sex Ratio

Female1,82157.59%
Male1,34142.41%

Bishop Population by Age

Bishop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1942.6585.814.2
Married7972.9990.89.2
Non Family2311.0382.717.3
Female1663.2566.333.7
Male0000

2.99

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

85.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bishop Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28212.05%
9th to 12th Grade30412.99%
High School Graduate71530.56%
Some College54323.21%
Associates Degree1164.96%
Bachelors Degree30913.21%
Graduate Degree713.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bishop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bishop Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,5491,197229
2+ Races776559152
White525450144
Black224680
Other Race142900

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.43%.

Bishop Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,795$57,179$28,620
Less Than 9th Grade$0$58,382$0
High School Graduate$32,065$0$29,776
Some College$39,262$56,920$25,260
Bachelors Degree$48,929$0$34,028
Graduate Degree$54,659$0$53,636

$37,795

Average Earnings

$57,179

Average Male

$28,620

Average Female

Bishop Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bishop Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bishop Language

63.69% of Bishop residents speak only English, while 36.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.01% of the population.

Bishop Language

Bishop Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,14938417.87%
Multiple1,08434031.37%
Black22421796.88%
Other1774525.42%
White702365.13%

21.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.43%

Male Poverty Rate

23.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bishop

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bishop is Black, with 96.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bishop is White, with 5.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29%.

Bishop Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.86%
High School18.74%
Some College11.08%
Bachelors or Greater3.68%

Bishop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed4.56%

Bishop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bishop Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,750$64,270
Families$56,150$68,598
Married Families$61,146$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,938$41,511

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bishop Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bishop Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bishop Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Bishop Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bishop Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

148

Number of Veterans

130

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War29
Korea8
World War II0

Bishop Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6455
65 to 7430
75+30
35 to 5425
18 to 348

Bishop Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White907.08%
Hispanic875.35%
2+ Races435.45%
Other Race84.97%
Black73.13%

Bishop Veterans by Race

Bishop Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bishop Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bishop Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bishop Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bishop Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.89%

Born in Bishop

90.07%

Native Born

9.93%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

7.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.07% of Bishop residents were born in the United States, with 79.89% having been born in Texas. 2.85% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,852-36-1.25%
20282,888-35-1.2%
20272,923-36-1.22%
20262,959-35-1.17%
20252,994-36-1.19%
20243,030-35-1.14%
20233,065-36-1.16%
20223,101-44-1.4%
20213,145-27-0.85%
20203,1721133.69%
20193,059-24-0.78%
20183,083-8-0.26%
20173,091-35-1.12%
20163,126-16-0.51%
20153,142-22-0.7%
20143,164-15-0.47%
20133,179140.44%
20123,165260.83%
20113,139100.32%
20103,129-176-5.33%
20003,305-32-0.96%
19903,337-369-9.96%
19803,7062406.92%
19703,466-256-6.88%
19603,72299136.29%
19502,73100%
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Bishop Population by Year