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Biscoe, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Biscoe had a population of 1,889 as of July 1, 2019. 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 35.3599 and longitude -79.7798 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Biscoe 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Biscoe, NC Housing Affordability Index is 188
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Biscoe, NC Wealth Index is 38
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,889 (100%)
Population in Households 1,835 (97.1%)
Population in Families 1,572 (83.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 54 ( 2.9%)
Population Density 702
Diversity Index2 79
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,533
Average Household Income $47,112
Per Capita Income $15,860
Wealth Index4 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $100,904
Housing Affordability Index3 188
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 610
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 436
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.19% 0.45%
Households 1.39% 0.52%
Families 1.5% 0.41%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

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, 2019 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 # 329 56th
Population Density # 359 52nd
Diversity Index # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 605 18th
Per Capita Income # 702 5th

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