Data Profile of ZIP Code 78343

Bishop, TX (ZIP Code 78343) Profile

Texas

Detailed Demographics Data and Other Stats About 78343

The U.S. ZIP Code 78343 is associated with Bishop, TX in Nueces County. Median househould income is at $51,400, with an estimated 20% of the population living below the poverty line. It is estimated that about 17.0% of residents in this Texas region hold a bachelor's degree or higher, while the per capita income is approximately $25,358. The median age in ZIP Code 78343 is approximately 39.3 years, with 19.0% of residents aged 62 years and older. The current population estimate for this region is 4,526.

Population in 78343

The most recent population estimate for ZIP Code 78343 is 4,526.

Bishop, TX

The 78343 ZIP Code is associated with Bishop, TX in Nueces County.

Area Codes associated with 78343

Telephone area codes associated with ZIP Code 78343 include 361.

Sunrise / Sunset in 78343

Sunrise: 7:26 am
Sunset: 7:10 pm
Sunrise in 78343 7:26 am
Sunrise in 78343 7:10 pm

Weather forecast for 78343

Forecast currently unavailable.

Current air quality in 78343

Air quality: Good Air quality scale in 78343 Good

Internet in 78343

An estimated 86.4% of households in ZIP Code 78343 have a computer, while about 75.8% of households have broadband Internet service.

Gender in 78343

Females comprise about 52.7% of the overall population in ZIP Code 78343, while males account for approximately 47.3%.

Health Insurance in 78343

Approximately 35.6% of adults aged 18 to 64 in ZIP Code 78343 (Bishop, TX) are currently uninsured and do not have health insurance.

Income in ZIP Code 78343

The median household income in ZIP Code 78343 is $51,400, while the region's mean household income is $70,149. Breaking income down further, per capita income in the region is $25,358. The per capita income in ZIP Code 78343 of $25,358 is approximately 18.92% less than the per capita income in the U.S. overall of $31,277. An estimated 20.0% of the population is living below the poverty line in this region. This rate is approximately110.53% higher than the overall poverty rate in the U.S. of 9.5%. Regarding household income, approximately 15.2% of the population in 78343 earn $50,000 to $74,999 per year, while an estimated 14.1% earn $100,000 to $149,999 per year, and 1.1% of 78343 residents earn $200,000 or more per year.

Household Income Details

Bar chart displaying household income in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of households in this region that fall within different income ranges, e.g. $100,000 to $149,999 per year.

Total Income in 78343

Household Income Percent
Less than $10,000 per year 7.2%
$10,000 to $14,999 per year 5.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 per year 13.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 per year 8.8%
$35,000 to $49,999 per year 13.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 per year 15.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 per year 10.4%
$100,000 to $149,999 per year 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 per year 10.1%
$200,000 or more per year 1.1%

Age Breakdown in ZIP Code 78343

Residents of ZIP Code 78343 are older than average. The median age of 39.3 years in ZIP Code 78343 is approximately 3.15% higher than the overall median age in the U.S. of 38.1 years. About 74.7% of residents are aged 18 years and older, and 19.0% of residents are 62 years and over. Approximately 14.9% of the population in 78343 falls in the age group 45 to 54 years, while an estimated 13.1% are aged 35 to 44 years. On the low end of the scale, 1.5% of 78343 residents are aged 85 years and over.

Age Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the age breakdown in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of the population in the region that falls into certain age ranges, e.g. 35 to 44 years old.

Age Breakdown in 78343

Age Range Percent
Under 5 years 6.9%
5 to 9 years 7.4%
10 to 14 years 5.9%
15 to 19 years 9.2%
20 to 24 years 5.2%
25 to 34 years 10.6%
35 to 44 years 13.1%
45 to 54 years 14.9%
55 to 59 years 5.1%
60 to 64 years 6.3%
65 to 74 years 8.1%
75 to 84 years 5.8%
85 years and over 1.5%

Chronic Health Issues in ZIP Code 78343

One of the leading chronic health issues in ZIP Code 78343 is high blood pressure, as an estimated 38.0% of adults aged 18 and older deal with this issue. Another chronic health issue of concern for residents of 78343 is high cholesterol, as approximately 35.9% of adults 18 and older in this Nueces County region contend with that issue.

Chronic Health Issues Breakdown

Bar chart displaying a breakdown of chronic health issues in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that have specific chronic health issues, e.g. high blood pressure, diabetes, or arthritis.

Health Issues in 78343

Health Issue Percent of adults*
Current asthma 8.9%
Chronic kidney disease 3.9%
High cholesterol 35.9%
Stroke 4.0%
Coronary heart disease 7.3%
Diagnosed diabetes 16.3%
High blood pressure 38.0%
Arthritis 25.3%
Cancer (excluding skin cancer) 6.4%
* aged 18 & above

Health Risk Behaviors & Prevention in 78343

One of the top preventative health measures in ZIP Code 78343 is cholesterol screening, as an estimated 87.8% of adults 18 and older take part in this preventive measure. Additionally, 76.6% of those 18 and above in 78343 list taking medicine for high blood pressure control, as a preventive measure. Common health risk behaviors in 78343 include obesity (41.8% of adults aged 18 and above) and sleeping less than 7 hours (35.3% of those 18 and older).

Preventative Health in 78343

Preventive Measure Percent of adults*
Cholesterol screening 87.8%
Current access to health insurance 64.4%
Taking medicine for high blood pressure control 76.6%
Visits to doctor for routine checkup 72.7%
Visits to dentist or dental clinic 48.1%
* aged 18 & above

Preventative Health Measures

Bar chart displaying preventative health data in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and above that engage in preventative health measures, e.g. sholesterol screenings and visits to doctors for routine checkups.

Health Risk Behaviors Details

Bar chart displaying health risk behaviors details in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of adults aged 18 and older that engage in health risk behaviors, e.g. smoking or binge drinking.

Health Risk Behaviors in 78343

Risk Behavior Percent of adults*
Obesity 41.8%
Current smoking 18.7%
No leisure-time physical activity 34.5%
Sleeping less than 7 hours 35.3%
Binge drinking 18.8%
* aged 18 & above

Education levels in ZIP Code 78343

In ZIP Code 78343, 80.7% of the population graduated high school, while 17.0% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In this region, 12.3% achieved an education level less than 9th grade, while 4.2% hold a graduate or professional degree. Approximately 34.0% in this Nueces County region reached the highest level of high school graduate (including equivalency).

Education Attained in 78343

Education Level Percent
Less than 9th grade 12.3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7.0%
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 34.0%
Some college, no degree 19.3%
Associate's degree 10.4%
Bachelor's degree 12.8%
Graduate or professional degree 4.2%

Education Level Details

Pie chart displaying the education level breakdown in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of the population that has attained a specific level of education, e.g. a graduate or professional degree.

Race & Ethnicity in ZIP Code 78343

Looking at race in the population that makes up ZIP Code 78343, 97.2% is one race, while 2.8% are two or more races. Approximately 73.0% of 78343 residents are hispanic or Latino (of any race). The most common race in 78343 (race alone or in combination with one or more other races), is White (91.6%), followed by Some other race (6.6%) .

Race Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the racial composition of ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of the population of each race (race alone or in combination with one or more other races).

Racial Composition of 78343

Industry Percent
White 91.6%
Black or African American 2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native 2.3%
Asian 0.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0%
Some other race 6.6%
* Race alone or in combination with one or more other races

Language Breakdown in ZIP Code 78343

In ZIP Code 78343, 55.4% of the population lists "English only" as the language spoken in home, while 44.6% of lists Spanish. Additionally, Asian and Pacific Islander languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes, and other Indo-European languages are spoken in 0.0% of homes. Lastly, 0.0% of homes list "other languages" as spoken in the home. All percentages referenced are for the population 5 years and older in this Nueces County region.

Language Spoken in 78343

Language Spoken Percent
English only 55.4%
Spanish 44.6%
Other Indo-European languages 0.0%
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 0.0%
Other languages 0.0%
* Population 5 years and over

Language Spoken in Home

Bar chart displaying the language spoken in homes in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the area that list a specific language as being spoken in the home, e.g. Spanish.

Real Estate & Housing in ZIP Code 78343

Regarding the age of homes in ZIP Code 78343, an estimated 21.4% of homes were built between 1950 and 1959. Additionally, 13.7% of homes in the region were built between 1970 and 1979, while an estimated 0.5% of homes were built in 2014 or later in this Nueces County region.

Age of Housing in 78343

Year Home Built Percent
Built in 2014 or later 0.5%
Built between 2010 and 2013 2.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 10.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 6.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 12.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 13.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 11.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 21.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 8.8%
Built in 1939 or earlier 13.4%

Housing Age Breakdown

">Bar chart displaying the breakdown on housing ages in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of homes in the region that were built in a certain time frame, e.g. built between 1950 and 1959.

Utilities in ZIP Code 78343

The average residential electricity rate in ZIP Code 78343 of 11.79¢/kWh. This rate is about 12.86% less than the average rate in Texas, and approximately 23.74% less than the average rate in the U.S. as a whole. Regarding solar power potential, ZIP Code 78343 has an average daily solar radiation level of 5.5 kWh/m2/day. This is approximately 33.5% greater than an area in the U.S. with historically low solar radiation levels (WA), and about 16.54% less than an area in the U.S. with historically high solar radiation levels (AZ).

Electricity Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying the electricity rates breakdown in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes electricity rates in 78343 compared to rates in the state and rates in the U.S. as a whole.

Electricity Rates in 78343

Region Residential Commercial Industrial
ZIP Code 78343 11.79¢/kWh 10.58¢/kWh 7.15¢/kWh
Texas 13.53¢/kWh 9.89¢/kWh 8.51¢/kWh
United States 15.46¢/kWh 13.15¢/kWh 9.43¢/kWh

Solar Power in 78343

Month ZIP Code 78343 Low (WA) High (AZ)
Jan 5.12 1.9 5.84
Feb 5.08 3 6.31
Mar 5.49 3.65 7.02
Apr 5.26 5.13 7.3
May 5.56 5.17 7.13
Jun 5.65 5.72 6.95
Jul 5.68 6.22 6.51
Aug 5.94 6.08 6.65
Sep 5.82 5.15 7.02
Oct 6.24 3.32 6.92
Nov 5.41 2.33 5.99
Dec 4.77 1.78 5.46
All figures listed are kWh/m2/day — kilowatt hours per square meter per day

Solar Radiation Levels

Line chart displaying solar radiation levels in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes solar power levels in 78343 compared to radiation levels in both a historically low radiation state (WA) and a historically high radiation state (AZ).

Jobs Breakdown in ZIP Code 78343

In 78343, 57.2% of the population is in the labor force. Recent estimates place 0.1% as working from home, while the total labor force in the region has a mean travel to time to work of 25.0 minutes. Approximately 28.1% of the employed population 16 years and over in 78343 work in educational services, and health care and social assistance, while an estimated 11.4% work in retail trade. On the lower end of the scale, just 1.0% of 78343 workers 16 years and over work in wholesale trade.

Job Industry Breakdown Details

Bar chart displaying job industry breakdown details for ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the percentage of the population 16 years and over that work in certain industries, e.g. educational services, and health care and social assistance.

Job Industry Breakdown in 78343

Industry Percent
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 6.5%
Construction 8.5%
Manufacturing 10.8%
Wholesale trade 1.0%
Retail trade 11.4%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6.6%
Information 1.2%
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 4.3%
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative 3.1%
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 28.1%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.0%
Other services, except public administration 2.9%
Public administration 5.7%

Consumer Financial Products Complaints in 78343

Regarding consumer complaints about financial products in ZIP Code 78343, credit card or prepaid card have received the most complaints in 78343 in the past 12 months. Credit reporting or credit repair services received the second most complaints. The most frequent complaint overall in this Nueces County region was problem with fraud alerts or security freezes.

Consumer Complaints (Products)

Pie chart displaying the specific consumer financial products associated with complaints that originated from residents in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the specific products that were the subject of complaints, e.g. a mortgage or a credit card.

Consumer Complaints by Product in 78343

Complaint Product Number of Complaints*
Credit card or prepaid card 1
Credit reporting or credit repair services 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints by Issue in 78343

Complaint Issue Number of Complaints*
Problem with fraud alerts or security freezes 1
Trouble using the card 1
* Total in 2021

Consumer Complaints (Issues)

Pie chart displaying the complaints about consumer financial products and services that were sent to companies for response from residents in ZIP Code 78343. This visualizes the specific complaint issues that arose in this region, e.g. incorrect information on a report.