Halifax County NC Information


Halifax County Subdivisions

Halifax County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 54,120
Population in Households 52,732
Population in Familes 42,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,388
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 22,027
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 14,447
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,579 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,448 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,083 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $122,441
Average Home Value $169,212


Median Household Income $30,816
Average Household Income $45,263
Per Capita Income $18,475
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.2%
Households 0.05% -0.13%
Families -0.11% -0.21%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Halifax County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halifax County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 52 49th
Population Density1 # 68 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 28 72nd
Median Household Income # 97 4th
Per Capita Income # 86 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.