Biscoe, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Biscoe, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Biscoe had a population of 1,909 as of July 1, 2018. Biscoe ranks in the upper 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 Biscoe is located at latitude 35.3594 and longitude -79.7825 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Biscoe (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.

The Town of Biscoe (GNIS ID: 2405268) 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 Biscoe is located within Township of Biscoe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Biscoe: Filo.

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Biscoe, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,909
Population in Households 1,854
Population in Familes 1,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 841
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $28,498
Average Household Income $37,708
Per Capita Income $13,128


Total Housing Units 691 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $79,038
Average Home Value $102,243


Total Households 612
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 437
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.42% 0.46%
Households 1.55% 0.45%
Families 1.64% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Biscoe, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Biscoe to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 326 56th
Population Density # 289 61st
Diversity Index # 21 97th
Median Household Income # 685 7th
Per Capita Income # 733 1st

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