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Income/capita 8%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 62%
IndexBishopCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$27,483$31,458$29,829
Median household income$40,182$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,375$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$32,206$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$26,458$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,894$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level13.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bishop is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bishop is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bishop is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bishop is 11% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,785$40,182$80,364
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Bishop median earnings by income bracket

      Bishop employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%9.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services22.9%9.5%
      Public administration4.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%4.4%
      Education, health & social services10.7%41.1%
      Other42.6%31.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Swall Meadows, CA194$91,25065%
      West Bishop, CA2,901$89,91763%
      Mesa, CA283$89,37562%
      Wilkerson, CA548$75,87537%
      Chalfant, CA535$67,38622%
      Bishop, CA3,832$40,18227%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Green Oaks, IL3,832$162,396194%
      Gouverneur, NY3,831$38,82230%
      Moxee, WA3,833$55,7561%
      Lancaster, KY3,831$29,89246%
      Herculaneum, MO3,831$63,42515%
      Bishop, CA3,832$40,18227%
      Source: The Bishop, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).