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Bishop Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010, the total population of Bishop Area is 18,546. The Bishop Area population density is 1.81 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 232.55 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Bishop Area is white, which represent 74.09% of the total population. The average Bishop Area education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 18,546. #926

Population Density, #941

Bishop Area
1.81 per square mile
232.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:13,741 (74.09%, #696)
Black:109 (0.59%, #811)
Hispanic:3,597 (19.40%, #141)
Asian:243 (1.31%, #316)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,137 (11.52%, #25)
One Race, Other:1,676 (9.04%, see rank)
Two or More Races:640 (3.45%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,030 (84.24%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:32 (0.89%, see rank)
Cuban:13 (0.36%, see rank)
Central American:90 (2.50%, see rank)
South American:47 (1.31%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:59 (24.28%, see rank)
Chinese:35 (14.40%, see rank)
Filipino:30 (12.35%, see rank)
Japanese:45 (18.52%, see rank)
Korean:11 (4.53%, see rank)
Vietnamese:13 (5.35%, see rank)
Asian, Other:39 (16.05%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

16,873 (91.33%) out of the total population of 18,474 reported first ancestry.

 Bishop Area% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab120.06%, see rank0.70%0.53%
Czech1010.55%, see rank0.24%0.50%
Danish2911.58%, see rank0.50%0.45%
Dutch5833.16%, see rank1.08%1.51%
English2,39112.94%, see rank6.39%8.53%
French1,0335.59%, see rank2.28%3.54%
German3,06816.61%, see rank9.10%15.79%
Greek70.04%, see rank0.35%0.42%
Hungarian510.28%, see rank0.34%0.48%
Irish2,69014.56%, see rank7.13%11.36%
Italian7554.09%, see rank4.08%5.66%
Norwegian3001.62%, see rank1.06%1.46%
Polish2601.41%, see rank1.35%3.13%
Portuguese1180.64%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Russian1650.89%, see rank1.18%0.97%
Scotch-Irish2541.37%, see rank0.67%1.07%
Scottish4072.20%, see rank1.43%1.81%
Subsaharan African860.47%, see rank0.72%0.93%
Swedish2551.38%, see rank1.16%1.34%
Swiss410.22%, see rank0.28%0.31%
Ukrainian650.35%, see rank0.26%0.31%
American8314.50%, see rank2.78%6.72%
Welsh1861.01%, see rank0.46%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 9,354 (50.44%, see rank)
Females: 9,192 (49.56%, see rank)

Bishop Area
Male: 50.44%
Female: 49.56%
Male: 49.71%
Female: 50.29%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Bishop Area
45.60 years old
35.20 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Bishop Area
44.50 years old
34.00 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Bishop Area
46.60 years old
36.30 years old
38.50 years old

 Bishop Area% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years1,0705.77%, see rank6.79%6.54%
5 to 9 years9855.31%, see rank6.73%6.59%
10 to 14 years1,1346.11%, see rank6.95%6.70%
15 to 19 years1,0875.86%, see rank7.58%7.14%
20 to 24 years8654.66%, see rank7.42%6.99%
25 to 34 years2,02010.89%, see rank14.27%13.30%
35 to 44 years1,96910.62%, see rank13.91%13.30%
45 to 54 years2,96115.97%, see rank14.10%14.58%
55 to 64 years2,92015.74%, see rank10.84%11.82%
65 to 74 years1,8189.80%, see rank6.11%7.03%
75 to 84 1,1966.45%, see rank3.68%4.23%
85 years and over5212.81%, see rank1.61%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Bishop AreaCaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population13,330, 100%24,117,317204,336,017
Less Than High School1,517, 11.38%, see rank18.98%14.28%
High School Graduate4,151, 31.14%, see rank20.68%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree4,858, 36.44%, see rank29.88%28.99%
Bachelor Degree1,738, 13.04%, see rank19.35%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,066, 8.00%, see rank11.10%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.35, see rank13.3913.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Bishop Area CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten44875.67%24.33%71.35%28.65%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,71791.85%, see rank8.15%, see rank91.23%8.77%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)95097.16%, see rank2.84%, see rank92.19%7.81%90.52%9.48%
College57478.75%, see rank21.25%, see rank84.00%16.00%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School15662.82%, see rank37.18%, see rank56.31%43.69%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Bishop AreaCaliforniaU.S.
Total Households8,049, 100%12,577,498116,716,292
Average Household Size2.25, see rank2.902.58
1 Person Households2,729, 33.90%, see rank23.29%26.74%
2 or More Person Households5,320, 66.10%, see rank76.71%73.26%
Family Households (Families)4,833, 60.04%, see rank68.71%66.43%
Average Family Size2.88, see rank3.453.14
Married-Couple Family3,612, 44.88%, see rank49.40%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,216, 39.96%, see rank31.29%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Bishop Area%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total15,299see rank29,700,084248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over7,671100%, see rank14,662,725120,789,875
Never Married2,46032.07%, see rank39.41%35.08%
Married3,89650.79%, see rank50.47%52.93%
Widowed2953.85%, see rank2.12%2.53%
Divorced1,02013.30%, see rank8.00%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over7,628100%, see rank15,037,359127,252,362
Never Married1,89824.88%, see rank32.05%28.74%
Married3,88950.98%, see rank48.68%49.95%
Widowed7359.64%, see rank8.12%9.34%
Divorced1,10614.50%, see rank11.14%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Bishop Area%CaliforniaU.S.
Native16,70990.45%, see rank72.93%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence12,17265.89%, see rank53.78%58.71%
Born in Different State4,34223.50%, see rank17.96%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1951.06%, see rank1.19%1.38%
Foreign Born1,7659.55%, see rank27.07%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5633.05%, see rank12.54%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,2026.51%, see rank14.53%7.16%
Born In Europe1300.70%, see rank1.79%1.56%
Born In Asia1400.76%, see rank9.79%3.67%
Born In Africa560.30%, see rank0.42%0.51%
Born In Oceania580.31%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,3637.38%, see rank14.53%6.79%
Born In Northern America180.10%, see rank0.35%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Bishop Area%CaliforniaU.S.
English6,89087.10%, see rank58.28%79.64%
Spanish85010.75%, see rank24.75%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages460.58%, see rank5.78%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages370.47%, see rank10.14%3.24%
Other871.10%, see rank1.05%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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