Halifax County NC Information


Halifax County Subdivisions

Halifax County NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 53,233
Daytime Population: Workers 16,940
Daytime Population: Residents 33,235
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 50,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 51,836
Population in Familes 42,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,397
Population Density2 74
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $33,808
Average Household Income $48,186
Per Capita Income $20,175


Total Housing Units 25,781 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,174 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,483 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,124 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $93,012
Average Home Value $134,181


Total Households 21,657
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 14,143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.37% -0.66%
Households -0.2% -0.56%
Families -0.37% -0.67%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.66%


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, 2017 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 # 30 73rd
Median Household Income # 93 8th
Per Capita Income # 81 20th

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