West Bishop, California

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West Bishop
Location in Inyo County and the state of California
Location in Inyo County and the state of California
West Bishop is located in the US
West Bishop
West Bishop
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°21′40″N 118°27′18″W / 37.36111°N 118.45500°W / 37.36111; -118.45500Coordinates: 37°21′40″N 118°27′18″W / 37.36111°N 118.45500°W / 37.36111; -118.45500
Country United States
State California
CountyInyo
Area
 • Total8.760 sq mi (22.687 km2)
 • Land8.759 sq mi (22.684 km2)
 • Water0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)  0.013%
Elevation
4,403 ft (1,342 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total2,607
 • Density300/sq mi (110/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
93514
Area code442/760
FIPS code06-84120
GNIS feature ID1867068

West Bishop is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. The population was 2,607 at the 2010 census, down from 2,807 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.8 square miles (23 km2), over 99% of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[2] reported that West Bishop had a population of 2,607. The population density was 297.6 people per square mile (114.9/km²). The racial makeup of West Bishop was 2,373 (91.0%) White, 10 (0.4%) African American, 28 (1.1%) Native American, 45 (1.7%) Asian, 1 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 72 (2.8%) from other races, and 78 (3.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 261 persons (10.0%).

The Census reported that 2,607 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,133 households, out of which 261 (23.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 714 (63.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 70 (6.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 48 (4.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 33 (2.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 257 households (22.7%) were made up of individuals and 146 (12.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30. There were 832 families (73.4% of all households); the average family size was 2.66.

The population was spread out with 455 people (17.5%) under the age of 18, 135 people (5.2%) aged 18 to 24, 399 people (15.3%) aged 25 to 44, 957 people (36.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 661 people (25.4%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.6 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.

There were 1,229 housing units at an average density of 140.3 per square mile (54.2/km²), of which 1,133 were occupied, of which 974 (86.0%) were owner-occupied, and 159 (14.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.2%. 2,208 people (84.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 399 people (15.3%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,807 people, 1,143 households, and 883 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 320.8 people per square mile (123.9/km²). There were 1,206 housing units at an average density of 137.8 per square mile (53.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.98% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 1.21% Native American, 1.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 4.10% from other races, and 1.50% from two or more races. 7.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,143 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.2% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.81.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $57,163, and the median income for a family was $63,446. Males had a median income of $51,429 versus $28,077 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,386. About 4.5% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, West Bishop is in the 8th Senate District, represented by Republican Andreas Borgeas,[4] and the 26th Assembly District, represented by Republican Devon Mathis.[5]

Federally, West Bishop is in California's 8th congressional district, represented by Republican Paul Cook.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau.
  2. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - West Bishop CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved April 11, 2013.
  6. ^ "California's 8th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved April 11, 2013.