Bishop, Oconee County, Georgia

Bishop: Town in Oconee County, Georgia, United States

About

Bishop is a town located in the county of Oconee in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 224 and a population density of 110 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 281 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Bishop

Population : 281 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Oconee County
Postal code : 30621
Phone Area Codes : 706
Area : 2.05 km2
Altitude : 781 feet / 238 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:17:07 (11th August 2022)
Density : 137 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.28% (2010-2020)
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Location of Bishop on Georgia map.
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Oconee County Georgia Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Bishop Highlighted
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Geography

Bishop is located at 33°49'9"N 83°26'20"W (33.8192900, -83.4387700).

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Demographics

The population of Bishop increased by 20.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 224 - census
2011 223 -0.45% estimation process
2012 226 1.33% estimation process
2013 230 1.74% estimation process
2014 235 2.13% estimation process
2015 243 3.29% estimation process
2016 251 3.19% estimation process
2017 260 3.46% estimation process
2018 268 2.99% estimation process
2019 274 2.19% estimation process
2020 281 2.49% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 44,686
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 46,918
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 45,423
April 1, 2010 Population : 46,920
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.7%
People over 65 (%) : 19.0%
Female persons, % : 51.2%
White only, percent : 90.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,769
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,505

Bishop zip code is 30621. County name: Oconee, County fips: 13219

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,505
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $108,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $963
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $348
2015-2019 median gross rent : $715
Permits for construction, 2020 : 76
2015-2019 Households : 18,588
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 54,300
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 289,145
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 964,524
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 692,373
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,820
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,170
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,042
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 946
2019 total employment : 14,310
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 618,010
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,370
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,185
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,640
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 938
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 136
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,852
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 152
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,695
2010 population per square mile : 86.6
2010 land area in square miles : 542.00

Schools in Bishop

College & universities near Bishop, GA

Code Name City ZIP
408862 Georgia Institute of Cosmetology Athens (GA) 30606-3152
139959 University of Georgia Athens (GA) 30602
246813 Athens Technical College Athens (GA) 30601
485120 New Horizons Medical Institute-Winder Winder (GA) 30680-2130
487092 Emory University-Oxford College Oxford (GA) 30054

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bishop, GA

Code Name Address Type
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Bishop

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bish Post Office Bishop (GA) 30621
Farmington Post Office Farmington (GA) 30638
High Shoal Post Office High Shoals (GA) 30645
Watkinsvill Post Office Watkinsville (GA) 30677
Bostwick Post Office Bostwick (GA) 30623

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Bishop , California city in Inyo County, California, United States with a population of 3,778 people.
  • Bishop , Texas city in Nueces County, Texas, United States with a population of 3,043 people.
  • Bishop , Illinois unincorporated community in Illinois with a population of 121 people.

Other cities in Oconee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Oconee County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Watkinsville 2,962 Town in Oconee County, Georgia, United States
North High Shoals 736 Town in Oconee County, Georgia, United States
Bogart 175 City in Oconee County, Georgia, United States of America