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Bishop, Georgia
Location in Oconee County and the state of Georgia
Location in Oconee County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Oconee
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
781 ft (238 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 224
 • Density 182.5/sq mi (73/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30621
Area code(s) 706
FIPS code 13-08200
GNIS feature ID 0311456

Bishop is a town in Oconee County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 224.

Geography

Bishop is located at 33°48′59″N 83°26′11″W / 33.81639°N 83.43639°W / 33.81639; -83.43639 (33.816355, -83.436304).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 268
1920 300 11.9%
1930 241 −19.7%
1940 217 −10.0%
1950 253 16.6%
1960 214 −15.4%
1970 235 9.8%
1980 172 −26.8%
1990 158 −8.1%
2000 146 −7.6%
2010 224 53.4%
Est. 2015 244 8.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 146 people, 57 households, and 38 families residing in the town. The population density was 188.2 people per square mile (72.3/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 86.4 per square mile (33.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 57 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,125, and the median income for a family was $51,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,630. There were 2.8% of families and 4.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.8% of those over 64.

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