Halifax County NC Information


Halifax County Subdivisions

Halifax County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 52,931
Population in Households 51,645
Population in Familes 42,129
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,286
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $34,478
Average Household Income $48,755
Per Capita Income $20,244


Total Housing Units 25,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,523 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,881 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,377 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $96,845
Average Home Value $138,928


Total Households 21,404
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 13,981
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.4% -0.66%
Households -0.32% -0.63%
Families -0.47% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.59%


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, 2018 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 # 54 47th
Population Density # 68 33rd
Diversity Index # 32 70th
Median Household Income # 95 6th
Per Capita Income # 87 14th

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