Bishop, TX Population

Population: 3,305. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,204 (-3.1% change)
Males: 1,593 (48.2%), Females: 1,712 (51.8%)

Nueces County

Zip code: 78343

Median resident age: 34.0 years
Median household income: $35,434
Median house value: $47,200

Races in Bishop:

  • Hispanic (60.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (38.2%)
  • Other race (11.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Black (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.8%), Irish (5.4%), English (4.6%), United States (2.1%), French (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Bishop

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bishop city

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

2.6% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Bishop:

  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL KLEBERG (about 8 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX)
  • ALICE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ALICE, TX)
  • CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL ALICE (about 23 miles; ALICE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Bishop:

  • CORPUS CHRISTI INTL (about 25 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Abbreviation: CRP)
  • VALLEY INTL (about 95 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Abbreviation: HRL)
  • MC ALLEN MILLER INTL (about 102 miles; MC ALLEN, TX; Abbreviation: MFE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Bishop:

  • BISHOP MUNI (about 4 miles; BISHOP, TX; Abbreviation: 07R)
  • KINGSVILLE NAS (about 6 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: NQI)
  • NUECES COUNTY (about 15 miles; ROBSTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: T53)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bishop:

  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-KINGSVILLE (about 8 miles; KINGSVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,860)
  • DEL MAR COLLEGE (about 31 miles; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY-CORPUS CHRISTI (about 33 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,282)
  • COASTAL BEND COLLEGE (about 58 miles; BEEVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,150)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN (about 90 miles; EDINBURG, TX; Full-time enrollment: 9,651)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-HARLINGEN (about 96 miles; HARLINGEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,167)
  • SOUTH TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 99 miles; MCALLEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,142)

Schools

Public high school in Bishop:

  • BISHOP H S (Students: 360; Location: 717 E SIXTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Bishop:

  • BISHOP PRIMARY (Students: 288; Location: 705 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • BISHOP EL (Students: 227; Location: 200 S FIR; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • LILLION E LUEHRS J H (Students: 188; Location: 701 E SIXTH; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • PETRONILA EL (Students: 130; Location: 719 E SIXTH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Bishop:

  • ST PAUL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 801 EAST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 4)

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