Biscoe, North Carolina Population 2020

1,724

Biscoe is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,724, it is the 267th largest city in North Carolina and the 8177th largest city in the United States. Biscoe is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually but its population has increased by 1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,700 in 2010. Biscoe reached it's highest population of 1,758 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Biscoe has a population density of 641 people per square mile.

The average household income in Biscoe is $49,780 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $571 per month, and the median house value is $95,900. The median age in Biscoe is 24.8 years, 25.7 years for males, and 24.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.0 males.

Biscoe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Biscoe was:

  • White: 77.23%
  • Black or African American: 16.10%
  • Other race: 5.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Asian: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Biscoe, North Carolina is 1,724, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,728.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,700.

Biscoe, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,92377.23%
Black or African American40116.10%
Some Other Race1285.14%
Two or More Races331.33%
Asian50.20%

Biscoe Population Pyramid 2020

Biscoe Median Age

24.8


Total

25.7


Male

24.6


Female

Biscoe Adults

There are 1,574 adults, (227 of whom are seniors) in Biscoe.

Biscoe Age Dependency

84.9

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68

Child Dependency Ratio

Biscoe Sex Ratio

Female

1,346

54.06%

Male

1,144

45.94%

Biscoe Households and Families

Biscoe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Biscoe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married72.1%27.9%
All67.9%32.1%
Female66.2%33.8%
Non Family47.6%52.4%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7103.3767.9
Married3693.9872.1
Female2103.666.2
Non Family1031.0547.6
Male282.04100

3.73

Average Family Size

3.37

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Biscoe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20216.44%
9th to 12th Grade21117.17%
High School Graduate42234.34%
Some College15712.77%
Associates Degree867.00%
Bachelors Degree1048.46%
Graduate Degree473.82%

Biscoe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic51823245
White40734282
Black26119924
Other Race6262
Multiple Races88
Asian55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.15%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,232$31,159$19,906
Less Than High School$27,716$30,948$19,044
High School Grad$19,878$26,250$18,609
Some College$31,875$31,964$31,845
Bachelors Degree$43,250$36,563$45,417
Graduate Degree$46,500$$

$27,232

Average Earnings

$31,159

Average Male

$19,906

Average Female

Biscoe Language

Biscoe Language by Age

Biscoe Language

42.61% of Biscoe residents speak only English, while 57.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.55% of the population.

Biscoe Poverty

Biscoe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,49731220.84%
White461469.98%
Black383266.79%
Multiple3339.09%

16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.96%

Male Poverty Rate

15.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Biscoe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Biscoe is Hispanic, with 20.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Biscoe is Black, with 6.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.18%.

Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater21.62%
Some College11.81%
Less Than High School11.05%
High School9.66%
Name Poverty
Male Employed16.07%
Female Employed4.32%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Biscoe Income

Biscoe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,214$49,780
Families$45,795$52,664
Married Families$52,542-
Non Families$20,417$27,687

Biscoe Marital Status

Biscoe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Biscoe Married by Age and Sex

Biscoe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Biscoe Marital Status by Race

Biscoe Veterans

76

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
First Gulf War10
Korea7
Second Gulf War7
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
55 to 6427
35 to 5411
75+10
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White403.49%
Black3310.54%
Hispanic70.96%
2 or More320.00%

$Biscoe Veterans by Education

16.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Biscoe Employment Status

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Biscoe Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.47%

Born in North Carolina

72.21%

Native Born

27.79%

Foreign Born

23.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

72.21% of Biscoe residents were born in the United States, with 67.47% having been born in North Carolina. 23.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,724-2-0.12%
20191,726-2-0.12%
20181,728-6-0.35%
20171,734-2-0.12%
20161,736-8-0.46%
20151,74480.46%
20141,736-9-0.52%
20131,745-1-0.06%
20121,746-11-0.63%
20111,757-1-0.06%
20101,7580.00%