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Bishop, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Bishop is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Nueces County at latitude 27.5851 and longitude -97.7977. Nueces County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Bishop, but most people and references simply refer to it as Bishop, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Bishop indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Bishop (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bishop: Brookings.

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Bishop, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,167
Population in Households 3,167
Population in Familes 2,752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,338
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 1,130
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 836
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 849 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $110,305
Average Home Value $119,847


Median Household Income $39,928
Average Household Income $52,986
Per Capita Income $18,890
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.65%
Households 0.49% 0.82%
Families 0.51% 0.71%
Median Household Income   5.45%
Per Capita Income   4.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bishop, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bishop to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 533 70th
Population Density1 # 519 70th
Diversity Index2 # 639 64th
Median Household Income # 1010 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1119 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.