Biscoe, North Carolina

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Biscoe, North Carolina

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High Points

Biscoe strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Biscoe Racial Diversity
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Biscoe Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 11% Biscoe Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Biscoe, North Carolina

Comparing Biscoe to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
People Above Poverty 5 7
Median Family Income 4 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 7 7
Working at Home 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Rents 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 5 8
Low Property Crime 1 1

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Biscoe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles S of High Point, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 27209
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.359
Longitude -79.78

Biscoe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 72 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station SILER CITY 2 N
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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Biscoe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,700 100%
Male 818 48.1%
Female 882 51.9%
Under 18 486 28.6%
18+ 1,214 71.4%
65+ 257 15.1%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.42
White 992 58.4%
African-American 416 24.5%
Asian 10 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.4%
Other 263 15.5%
Mixed Race 13 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 395 23.2%

Estimated Biscoe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,715
Growth 15
Growth % 0.9%

Biscoe Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 53.3%
US/American 23.9%
African 6.7%
English 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Scottish 1.9%
Irish 1.7%
German 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Welsh 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
British 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Biscoe 1,700 $37,500
Candor 825 $42,000
Mount Gilead 1,389 $36,250
Robbins 1,195 $33,523
Seagrove 246 $40,750
Star 807 $32,083
Troy 3,430 $33,984
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Biscoe High Schools (2004)

Serves 581 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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