Biscoe, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 1,685 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 824  (48.9%)
Females: 861  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
North Carolina median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 27209.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,205 (it was $35,667 in 2000)
Biscoe:

$33,205
NC:

$50,584

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,757 (it was $15,302 in 2000)

Biscoe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $74,119 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Biscoe:

$74,119
NC:

$165,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $87,505; Detached houses: $109,482; Mobile homes: $42,844

Median gross rent in 2016: $768.

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  • Races in Biscoe, NC (2010)

    Biscoe races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Biscoe: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 848 people per square mile   (low).

Biscoe,NC real estate house value index trend

Biscoe, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Biscoe:

  • High school or higher: 57.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Biscoe town:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

707 residents are foreign born (28.1% Latin America).

This town:

30.0%
North Carolina:

7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Biscoe, North Carolina as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Biscoe to the number of sex offenders is 262 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $897 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $717 (1.1%)

Biscoe satellite photo by USGS

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

Biscoe household income distribution Biscoe home values distribution

Crime rates in Biscoe by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.059.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 201000100011100
per 100,000 113.80.057.20.00.00.059.50.00.00.058.559.059.30.00.0
Robberies 242216330011011
per 100,000 113.8229.8114.4114.557.2346.4178.6179.50.00.058.559.00.059.559.2
Assaults 0211112010401842
per 100,000 0.0114.957.257.357.2692.80.059.80.0232.30.059.0474.5237.8118.4
Burglaries 2317262222231811251991629813
per 100,000 1,309.0976.51,487.41,260.01,257.91,327.91,071.4658.31,483.71,103.4526.3944.51,720.0475.6769.7
Theft 8516916218517414414413685181198204205188136
per 100,000 4,837.89,707.19,267.710,595.69,948.58,314.18,571.48,138.85,044.510,511.011,578.912,042.512,159.011,177.28,052.1
Auto thefts 5107984462435231
per 100,000 284.6574.4400.5515.5457.4230.9238.1359.1118.7232.3175.4295.2118.6178.459.2
Arson 110001000000304
per 100,000 56.957.40.00.00.057.70.00.00.00.00.00.0177.90.0236.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 450.8618.8622.9599.1551.2686.5538.1585.9315.1562.7578.4648.2758.6560.0422.1

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Crime rate in Biscoe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.74
North Carolina average:

2.31
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +158 (+10.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Biscoe: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Biscoe, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Biscoe 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 the city 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 Biscoe 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 the city 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

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

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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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 41.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.1%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.2% for Black residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Biscoe, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.2
North Carolina average:

12.0

Biscoe travel time to work - commute Biscoe mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Biscoe town (based on Montgomery County data)

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.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
State:

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

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

30.8%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
State:

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
Other Government Administration 3$9,547$38,1881$1,197
Police Protection - Officers 9$22,208$29,6112$1,755
Sewerage 5$14,007$33,6171$435
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$175
Totals for Government 17$45,762$32,3035$3,562

Biscoe government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $444,000 ($263.50)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($41.54)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.19)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $387,000 ($229.67)
    Police Protection: $363,000 ($215.43)
    Regular Highways: $248,000 ($147.18)
    Central Staff Services: $219,000 ($129.97)
    Water Utilities: $166,000 ($98.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $65,000 ($38.58)
    Fire Protection: $64,000 ($37.98)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($13.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($7.72)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($7.12)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($4.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($82.49)
    Police Protection: $71,000 ($42.14)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($13.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($1.78)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($1.19)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $437,000 ($259.35)

Biscoe government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $359,000 ($213.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($35.61)
    All Other: $11,000 ($6.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $196,000 ($116.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $125,000 ($74.18)
    General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($24.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $154,000 ($91.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $121,000 ($71.81)
    Highways: $107,000 ($63.50)
    All Other: $38,000 ($22.55)
  • Tax - Property: $427,000 ($253.41)
    NEC: $5,000 ($2.97)

Biscoe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,352,000 ($1989.32)

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,077 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, NC  0.60% ($23,925 average AGI)
from Moore County, NC  0.56% ($37,857)
from Stanly County, NC  0.54% ($31,468)


5.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randolph County, NC  0.78% ($37,159 average AGI)
to Moore County, NC  0.49% ($28,953)
to Stanly County, NC  0.41% ($24,000)

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 fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2013 06:55 PM, Sr-24, Lammonds Welding Rd, Lat: 35.35645, Lon: -79.80769, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 14, 2002 11:27 AM, Sr-24/27, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 2002 11:50 AM, Us-220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 2000 10:20 AM, East Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 26, 1999 02:08 PM, Sr-24-27 E Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 30, 1997 09:59 AM, E Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1981 04:10 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hwy 27 1 Mi W (Lat: 35.358194 Lon: -79.802528), Call Sign: KBQ843
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHzGrant Date: 12/07/2001, Expiration Date: 12/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2012Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 10/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2005Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2000, Expiration Date: 10/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2005Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2007, Expiration Date: 05/29/2017, Certifier: David AsbillRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/29/2007, Expiration Date: 05/29/2017, Certifier: David AsbillRegistrant: 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: 866.737 MHz, 866.887 MHz, 867.712 MHz, 868.725 MHz, 867.375 MHz, 851.175 MHz, 851.737 MHz, 851.887 MHz, 852.375 MHz, 852.712 MHz, 853.725 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2014, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Certifier: Susan StriderRegistrant: Morris Communications, Inc., Greenville, SC 29607, Phone: (864) 288-5992, Fax: (864) 288-7029, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/19/2007, Expiration Date: 01/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2010Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2002Registrant: Phone: (919) 253-6116
  • BISCOE MW BLDG, Biscoe Mw Bldg (Lat: 35.367778 Lon: -79.781389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WQKU397
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/15/2019, Certifier: Richard A DonaldsonRegistrant: Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, 1934 Augistine Ave., Covington, KY 41014, Phone: (859) 815-6413, 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: 6093.45 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6795.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • Biscoe Tank, Near Intersection Of N Main St And W Main St (Lat: 35.360306 Lon: -79.782556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQUJ329
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 07/22/2024, Certifier: Jeff LongRegistrant: Intelpath, 16w575 79th St., #102, Willowbrook, IL 60527, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • 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: 04/16/2008, Expiration Date: 04/16/2018, 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

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 35

Incident types - Biscoe

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Biscoe, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike1
Curves1Subway1
Decora Cabinetry1U-Haul1
Domino's Pizza1UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Biscoe compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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