Bishop is a very small city located in the state of California. With a population of 3,806 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bishop is the 542nd largest community in California.
Bishop is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bishop is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bishop who work in office and administrative support (18.47%), food service (12.42%), and maintenance occupations (9.51%).
One of the benefits of Bishop is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.59 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The citizens of Bishop are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.58% of adults in Bishop having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bishop in 2010 was $23,661, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,644 for a family of four. However, Bishop contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bishop home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bishop residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Bishop also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bishop include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
Bishop also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.45%.
The most common language spoken in Bishop is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.