Biltmore Forest, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Biltmore Forest, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Biltmore Forest had a population of 1,462 as of July 1, 2016. Biltmore Forest ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Biltmore Forest is located at latitude 35.5349 and longitude -82.5379 in Buncombe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Biltmore Forest (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Buncombe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,274 feet.

The Town of Biltmore Forest (GNIS ID: 2405266) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Biltmore Forest is located within Township of Asheville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Buncombe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Biltmore Forest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Biltmore Forest, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,462
Population in Households 1,424
Population in Familes 1,244
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 502
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 521 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $866,667
Average Home Value $863,894


Median Household Income $131,842
Average Household Income $197,893
Per Capita Income $81,070
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.37% 0.77%
Households 1.03% 0.66%
Families 0.47% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Biltmore Forest, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Biltmore Forest to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 373 50th
Population Density1 # 450 39th
Diversity Index2 # 728 1st
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.