West Bishop, California Population 2024

2,430

West Bishop is a city located in Inyo County California. West Bishop has a 2024 population of 2,430. West Bishop is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -4.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,553 in 2020.

The average household income in West Bishop is $112,561 with a poverty rate of 6.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Bishop is 50.1 years, 42.3 years for males, and 59.2 years for females.

West Bishop Demographics

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

  • White: 87.86%
  • Two or more races: 10.41%
  • Other race: 1.4%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
277.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.82% (-123)
The current population of West Bishop, California is 2,430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,553.

West Bishop, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,13587.86%
Two or more races25310.41%
Other race341.4%
Asian80.33%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Bishop Population by Race

West Bishop Population Pyramid 2024

West Bishop Median Age

50.1

Total

42.3

Male

59.2

Female

West Bishop Adults

There are 1,878 adults, (755 of whom are seniors) in West Bishop.

West Bishop Age Dependency

116.4

Age Dependency Ratio

67.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

West Bishop Sex Ratio

Female1,07244.12%
Male1,35855.88%

West Bishop Population by Age

West Bishop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8812.7684.815.2
Married5183.4189.410.6
Non Family2771.3484.815.2
Female643.865.634.4
Male222.1831.868.2
showing: 5 rows

3.38

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Bishop Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Bishop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Bishop Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

West Bishop Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,548

Average Earnings

$73,295

Average Male

$52,321

Average Female

West Bishop Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Bishop Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Bishop Language

87.42% of West Bishop residents speak only English, while 12.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.22% of the population.

West Bishop Language

West Bishop Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,0341467.18%
Other341235.29%
Hispanic205125.85%
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6.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.91%

Male Poverty Rate

3.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Bishop

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Bishop is Other, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Bishop is Hispanic, with 5.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.92%.

West Bishop Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.5%
Some College5.59%
Less Than 9th Grade
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West Bishop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.56%
Male Unemployed35%
Male Employed4.48%
Female Employed2.64%
showing: 4 rows

West Bishop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Bishop Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Bishop Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

West Bishop Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Bishop Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

West Bishop Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Bishop Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

125

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Bishop Veterans by War

count

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West Bishop Veterans by Age

count

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West Bishop Veterans by Race

West Bishop Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Bishop Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

West Bishop Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Bishop Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West 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

68.89%

Born in West Bishop

95.27%

Native Born

4.73%

Foreign Born

2.26%

Non Citizen

2.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.27% of West Bishop residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in California. 2.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Bishop Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,430
20232,430
20222,430-51-2.06%
20212,481-72-2.82%
20202,553-181-6.62%
20192,734732.74%
20182,661-262-8.96%
20172,923220.76%
20162,901280.97%
20152,87380.28%
20142,865-2-0.07%
20132,8671375.02%
20122,730-289-9.57%
20113,01941215.8%
20102,607
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West Bishop Population by Year