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Bishop is a city in Inyo County.
The community was named after Samuel A. Bishop, an early settler.
The latitude of Bishop is 37.363N. The longitude is -118.394W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,147 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,646.
Most of the land in the Owens Valley eventually was purchased by Los Angeles; in 1913 the Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed, supplying water to southern California.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bishop demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Inyo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93514 ZIP code.
17% of Bishop residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $17,660, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% 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 $449. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,020.
Libraries in Bishop include Bishop Branch Library ... View libraries
Inyo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bishop political report.
The average commute time for Bishop workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Bishop include Americas Best Value Inn Bishop, Best Western, Best Western Creekside Inn, Bishop - Days Inn, Bishop Sierra Foothills, Comfort Inn, Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta Inn Bishop, Motel 6 Bishop, Ramada Limited Bishop ... More hotels.
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