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Bishop is a city in Nueces County, in the Corpus Christi metro area.

The latitude of Bishop is 27.585N. The longitude is -97.798W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,236.


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Median household income
Local
$35,434
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bishop demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Julia Siding
Developed as a cotton and grain market in the early 1900s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.

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16% of Bishop residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bishop ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bishop was $14,974, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Bishop residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bishop, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.


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Libraries in Bishop include Bishop Branch Library ... View libraries

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Nueces County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bishop political report.

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The average commute time for Bishop workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Bishop include Days Inn & Suites.

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