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Halifax, North Carolina - Basic Facts

Halifax is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Halifax.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Halifax County at latitude 36.3285 and longitude -77.5894. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Halifax (see map) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Halifax, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halifax to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 676 9th
Population Density1 # 446 40th
Diversity Index2 # 352 53rd
Median Household Income # 586 21st
Per Capita Income # 737 0th

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

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Halifax, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 231
Population in Households 93
Population in Familes 73
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 506
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 99
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 58
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (24.4%)
Median Home Value $101,471
Average Home Value $125,333
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,688
Average Household Income $46,416
Per Capita Income $10,069
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.35%
Households -0.93% -0.82%
Families 0.0% -1.06%
Median Household Income   4.77%
Per Capita Income   0.56%
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.

Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 2,646 North Carolina cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: November 1, 2014.

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