Biscoe, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,678 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 840  (50.1%)
Females: 838  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

25.0 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27209.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,734 (it was $35,667 in 2000)
Biscoe:

$42,734
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,835 (it was $15,302 in 2000)

Biscoe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,317 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Biscoe:

$99,317
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $102,430; detached houses: $115,258; mobile homes: $78,767

Median gross rent in 2017: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Biscoe: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.2% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Biscoe, NC (2010)
    • 72242.5%White alone
    • 60435.5%Hispanic
    • 34320.2%Black alone
    • 160.9%Two or more races
    • 110.6%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Biscoe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Biscoe, North Carolina as of July 15, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Biscoe is 337 to 1.


Crime rates in Biscoe by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.5)
1
(59.0)
1
(59.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(114.5)
1
(57.2)
6
(346.4)
3
(178.6)
3
(179.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.5)
1
(59.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.5)
1
(59.2)
2
(119.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(57.3)
1
(57.2)
12
(692.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(232.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.0)
8
(474.5)
4
(237.8)
2
(118.4)
2
(119.3)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(1,260)
22
(1,258)
23
(1,328)
18
(1,071)
11
(658.3)
25
(1,484)
19
(1,103)
9
(526.3)
16
(944.5)
29
(1,720)
8
(475.6)
13
(769.7)
3
(179.0)
4
(238.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
185
(10,596)
174
(9,949)
144
(8,314)
144
(8,571)
136
(8,139)
85
(5,045)
181
(10,511)
198
(11,579)
204
(12,043)
205
(12,159)
188
(11,177)
136
(8,052)
114
(6,802)
189
(11,284)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(515.5)
8
(457.4)
4
(230.9)
4
(238.1)
6
(359.1)
2
(118.7)
4
(232.3)
3
(175.4)
5
(295.2)
2
(118.6)
3
(178.4)
1
(59.2)
2
(119.3)
2
(119.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(177.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(236.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)599.1551.2686.5538.1585.9315.1562.7578.4648.2758.6560.0422.1353.8477.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Biscoe, NC

Crime rate in Biscoe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.78
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (5.6%), Irish (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 845 people per square mile   (low).

Biscoe, North Carolina map

686 residents are foreign born (25.5% Latin America).

This town:

27.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $816 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $839 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: High Point, NC (43.9 miles , pop. 85,839).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (49.8 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (408.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Star, NC (1.6 miles ),
Candor, NC (2.3 miles ),
Troy, NC (2.6 miles ),
Robbins, NC (3.5 miles ),
Seagrove, NC (3.5 miles ),
Seven Lakes, NC (3.6 miles ),
Norman, NC (3.7 miles),
Mount Gilead, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.36 N, Longitude: 79.78 W

Area code: 910

Distribution of median household income in Biscoe, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Biscoe, NC in 2017
Biscoe satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +158 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in Biscoe, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (17.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.8%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Apparel (13.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.5%)
  • Wood products (5.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Public administration (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (23.6%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Biscoe, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (16.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (25.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)

Average climate in Biscoe, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Biscoe, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.9. This is better than average.

City:

56.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Biscoe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Biscoe town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Biscoe-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.1 miles away from Biscoe center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Biscoe center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Biscoe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Biscoe:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF BISCOE (401 LAMBERT ROAD P O BOX 708)
  • DIALYSIS CARE OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY INC (323 WEST MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Biscoe:

  • FIRSTHEALTH MONTGOMERY MEMORIAL HOSP Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; TROY, NC)
  • MYRTLEWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MOUNT GILEAD, NC)
  • MT GILEAD CHILDREN'S HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; MOUNT GILEAD, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Biscoe:

  • Randolph Community College (about 22 miles; Asheboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 23 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • Stanly Community College (about 26 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Richmond Community College (about 32 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 37 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 42 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 44 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)

Public high school in Biscoe:

Public elementary/middle schools in Biscoe:

  • EAST MIDDLE (Location: 1834 S US 220 ALT HWY, Grades: 6-8)
  • GREEN RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Location: 129 MCCASKILL RD, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Churches in Biscoe include: Mount Moriah Church (A), Southside Church (B), Hood Chapel (C), Valley Grove Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Biscoe Days Inn (531 E. Main St Hwy 26/27 Off Us 220).

Birthplace of: Larry Kissell - Politician, Chadwick Kinch - College basketball player (N. Carolina A&T Aggies), Charlie Gaddy - Television news anchor, Gary Spivey - Psychic.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Biscoe and their reported violations in the past:

BISCOE, TOWN OF (Population served: 2,296, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2011)
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.9%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
103 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
107 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Biscoe (2011 data):

  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Biscoe Branch at 111 West Main Street, branch established on 1988/01/04. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • The Fidelity Bank: Biscoe Branch at 520 N. Main Street, branch established on 1920/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • First Bank: Biscoe Branch at U. S. Highway 220 And Pine Street, branch established on 1972/10/24. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Biscoe:

Marital status in Biscoe, NC
  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Biscoe:

  • High school or higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Biscoe
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Biscoe, NC (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,37351
Mainline Protestant3,08729
Black Protestant2,32916
Catholic6811
Orthodox561
Other31
None14,318-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Montgomery County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Montgomery County:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montgomery County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Montgomery County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Montgomery County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

19.1%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.3%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Biscoe:

24.1%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Biscoe:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Biscoe:

51.2%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Biscoe:

78.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Biscoe, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$22,208$29,6112$1,755
Sewerage 5$14,007$33,6171$435
Other Government Administration 3$9,547$38,1881$1,197
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$175
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$45,762$32,3035$3,562

Biscoe government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $552,000 ($328.96)
    Sewerage: $470,000 ($280.10)
    Water Utilities: $313,000 ($186.53)
    Central Staff Services: $300,000 ($178.78)
    Regular Highways: $232,000 ($138.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000 ($75.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $113,000 ($67.34)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($30.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($29.20)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($17.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($52.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($31.59)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($28.01)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($24.43)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($12.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($5.96)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($3.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $628,000 ($374.26)

Biscoe government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $518,000 ($308.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($45.29)
    Sale of Property: $44,000 ($26.22)
    Donations From Private Sources: $32,000 ($19.07)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($7.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $346,000 ($206.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $84,000 ($50.06)
    Highways: $52,000 ($30.99)
  • Tax - Property: $620,000 ($369.49)
    Other License: $270,000 ($160.91)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $237,000 ($141.24)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.79)

Biscoe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,238,000 ($1333.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $980,000 ($584.03)

5.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Randolph County, NC  0.90% ($53,073 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.83% ($44,684)
from Stanly County, NC  0.67% ($30,148)


6.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Randolph County, NC  1.07% ($33,909 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.86% ($36,835)
to Stanly County, NC  0.75% ($29,942)
Businesses in Biscoe, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Curves1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Biscoe:

  • WJRM (1390 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Biscoe:

  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • W290AD (105.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Biscoe:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W29BC (Channel 29; BISCOE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)
  • Biscoe, North Carolina
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • North Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count9200
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13895
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2947
  • Fatalities10205
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23608
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1252
See more detailed statistics of Biscoe fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.2mTotal length
  • 79,030Total average daily traffic
  • 15,673Total average daily truck traffic
  • 60,700Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Biscoe, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 131970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Biscoe, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Biscoe)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hwy 27 1 Mi W (Lat: 35.358194 Lon: -79.802528), Call Sign: KBQ843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2001, Expiration Date: 12/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2012, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Biscoe Spring Industries 115kv Sub (Lat: 35.359306 Lon: -79.777806), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNDK849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 10/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2005, Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, Raleigh, NC 27602-1981, Phone: (919) 546-2929, Fax: (919) 546-4339, Email:
  • Biscoe 115 Kv Substation (Lat: 35.367639 Lon: -79.781417), Call Sign: WSK224,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.375 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 10/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2005, Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 546-2720, Fax: (919) 546-4339, Email:
  • Clyde Street At Brendana Drive (Lat: 35.363056 Lon: -79.774444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQGY706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.275 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2017, Expiration Date: 05/29/2027, Certifier: David Asbill, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 201 Montgomery Crossing (Lat: 35.356667 Lon: -79.797500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQGY707,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.275 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/2017, Expiration Date: 05/29/2027, Certifier: David Asbill, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Hp-1356, Off Post Office Road @ Martin Road (Lat: 35.352111 Lon: -79.759500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQLT970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.175 MHz, 851.737 MHz, 851.887 MHz, 852.375 MHz, 852.712 MHz, 866.175 MHz, 866.737 MHz, 866.887 MHz, 867.712 MHz, 868.725 MHz, 867.375 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2014, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: Rcc Consultants, Inc., 329 Brownstown Road, Renick, WV 24966-9649, Phone: (304) 497-3939, Email:
  • Lat: 35.360028 Lon: -79.768528, Call Sign: WQRY763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.487 MHz, 452.687 MHz, 452.987 MHz, 457.487 MHz, 457.687 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Certifier: Susan Strider, Registrant: Morris Communications, Inc., Greenville, SC 29607, Phone: (864) 288-5992, Fax: (864) 288-7029, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Biscoe 115 Kv Substation (Lat: 35.367639 Lon: -79.781417), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WOP66, Licensee ID: L00002092,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2007, Expiration Date: 01/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2010, Registrant: Carolina Power & Light Company D/B/A Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc., 100 E. Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 546-2929, Fax: (919) 546-2285, Email:
  • Off Hwy 220 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 35.367639 Lon: -79.781417), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPNB421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.506 MHz, 928.506 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2002, Phone: (919) 253-6116
  • BISCOE BLDG, Biscoe Mw Bldg, 481 Page St (Lat: 35.367778 Lon: -79.781389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WQKU397,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6034.15 MHz... (+7 more), Grant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/15/2019, Certifier: Richard A Donaldson, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 401 South College Street, Charlotte, NC 28201, Phone: (704) 382-3242, Email:
  • HP-1356, Biscoe, Post Office Road (Lat: 35.352111 Lon: -79.759500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WQKY673,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG4ZRI, Licensee ID: L00671318, Grant Date: 04/16/2003, Expiration Date: 04/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2015, Certifier: Robert S Macfayden, Registrant: Robert S Macfayden, Biscoe, NC 27209
  • Call Sign: KJ4DJE, Licensee ID: L01390843, Grant Date: 01/23/2018, Expiration Date: 04/16/2028, Certifier: Ronald H Parsons, Registrant: Ronald H Parsons, 3312 Candor Troy Rd, Biscoe, NC 27209
  • Call Sign: KJ4IAB, Licensee ID: L01446591, Grant Date: 11/19/2008, Expiration Date: 11/19/2018, Certifier: Michael A Newsom, Registrant: Michael A Newsom, 165 Martin Dr, Biscoe, NC 27209
  • Call Sign: KK4UBY, Licensee ID: L01814752, Grant Date: 09/23/2013, Expiration Date: 09/23/2023, Certifier: Jose Rusbel Maldonado Vences, Registrant: Jose Rusbel Maldonado Vences, Biscoe, NC 27209
  • Call Sign: KM4GSA, Licensee ID: L01911989, Grant Date: 12/22/2014, Expiration Date: 12/22/2024, Certifier: Sammy C Price Iii, Registrant: Sammy C Price Iii, 176 Jackson Dr, Biscoe, NC 27209

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 31 took place in 2010, and the least - 10 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Biscoe, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.2%), and Structure Fires (39.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Biscoe, NC
    • 13242.2%Outside Fires
    • 12239.0%Structure Fires
    • 4715.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 123.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Biscoe, NC
Most common first names in Biscoe, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4178.5 years
James4172.4 years
John3076.8 years
William2569.8 years
Robert2068.1 years
George1373.2 years
Henry1270.4 years
Annie1283.1 years
Sarah1080.3 years
Daniel1076.5 years
Most common last names in Biscoe, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maness4075.6 years
Britt2771.9 years
Cagle1968.0 years
Freeman1878.3 years
Mccaskill1878.6 years
Johnson1675.8 years
Martin1578.7 years
Smith1476.8 years
Hurley1373.1 years
Green1275.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Biscoe, NC
  • 86.9%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Biscoe, NC
  • 88.7%Electricity
  • 9.8%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Biscoe compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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