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People

Total Population 3,162
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,331
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.5%
Median Earnings25+ $32,639
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,556

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,250
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.1%
Median Gross Rent $653
Median House Value $69,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 74.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 6.8%

Bishop Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 28 miles SW of Corpus Christi, Texas
County Nueces
Metro Area Corpus Christi
Standard Zip Codes 78343
Phone Area Codes 361
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.585
Longitude -97.798

Bishop Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KINGSVILLE NAAS
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 47 to 68 F
Apr Temp 63 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 64 to 85 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station KINGSVILLE
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 68 F
Apr Temp 60 to 84 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 62 to 85 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station CORPUS CHRISTI NAS
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 65 F
Apr Temp 67 to 80 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 70 to 83 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bishop, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Palo Alto (78343)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Agua Dulce 722 $60,417
Alice 19,358 $52,500
Driscoll 744 $48,036
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Bishop High Schools

BISHOP H S
717 E SIXTH
361-584-2547
A Title I School.
Serves 360 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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