Halifax County, North Carolina Population 2018

Halifax County, North Carolina's estimated population is 51,310 with a growth rate of -2.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Halifax County, North Carolina is the 54th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201751,310-1,539-2.91%
201652,8499781.89%
201651,871-359-0.69%
201552,230-644-1.22%
201452,874-343-0.64%
201353,217-532-0.99%
201253,749-373-0.69%
201154,122-359-0.66%
201054,481-1,035-1.86%
199055,5162300.42%
198055,2861,4022.60%
197053,884-5,072-8.60%
196058,9565790.99%
195058,3771,8653.30%
194056,5123,2666.13%
193053,2469,48021.66%
192043,7666,12016.26%
191037,6466,85322.26%
190030,7931,8856.52%
189028,908-1,392-4.59%
188030,3009,89248.47%
187020,4089664.97%
186019,4422,85317.20%
185016,589-276-1.64%
184016,865-874-4.93%
183017,7395022.91%
182017,2373,61726.56%
181013,620-325-2.33%
180013,945-20-0.14%
179013,9650.00%

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American27,527
White21,187
American Indian and Alaska Native1,901
Two or More Races1,460
Asian443
Some Other Race307
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander24

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Halifax County, North Carolina Median Age

42.4


Total

39.7


Male

45.1


Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Adults

There are 41,328 adults, (9,777 of which are seniors) in Halifax County, North Carolina.

Halifax County, North Carolina Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

27,413

51.87%

Male

25,436

48.13%

Halifax County, North Carolina Households and Families

Halifax County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Halifax County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All63.4%36.6%
Male59.4%40.6%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female40.8%59.2%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Halifax County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,3542.4163.4
Married8,0522.9584.3
Non Family7,5231.1555.3
Female4,5813.3940.8
Male1,1982.9559.4

3.03

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Halifax County, North Carolina Households

Halifax County, North Carolina Education

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9327.98%
9th to 12th Grade5,59915.23%
High School Graduate13,25536.06%
Some College6,73118.31%
Associates Degree3,3159.02%
Bachelors Degree3,3339.07%
Graduate Degree1,5914.33%

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black18,56613,2151,569
White15,48813,1862,973
Native American1,21478066
Multiple Races68348956
Hispanic652397152
Asian299267121
Other Race17811660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.47%.

Halifax County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,953$31,913$23,292
Less Than High School$20,556$24,612$16,079
High School Grad$25,628$30,312$20,435
Some College$27,624$35,240$23,059
Bachelors Degree$37,883$49,071$34,833
Graduate Degree$48,730$57,300$46,034

$27,953

Average Earnings

$31,913

Average Male

$23,292

Average Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

Halifax County, North Carolina Language by Age

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

96.53% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.47% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26,6969,00033.71%
White20,1062,88914.37%
Multiple1,40174853.39%
Native1,86469637.34%
Hispanic1,34743832.52%
Asian43716237.07%
Other3077323.78%

26.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.07%

Male Poverty Rate

27.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 53.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is White, with 14.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.99%.

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.41%
Some College20.41%
High School20.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.82%
Female Unemployed39.31%
Female Employed13.41%
Male Employed7.78%

Halifax County, North Carolina Income

Halifax County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,549$47,812
Families$41,656$55,953
Married Families$59,808$71,979
Non Families$17,731$31,305

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Halifax County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,132

Number of Veterans

2,900

Male Veterans

232

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,072
First Gulf War432
Korea332
Second Gulf War303
World War II120

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54861
55 to 64730
65 to 74707
75+676
18 to 34158

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,88110.81%
Black1,1935.62%
Indian493.55%
Hispanic283.73%
2 or More91.13%

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment Status

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Age

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Halifax County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Roanoke Rapids1575415171-583-3.70%
Enfield25322399-133-5.25%
Scotland Neck20551937-118-5.74%
Weldon16521575-77-4.66%
Littleton656625-31-4.73%
Hobgood347331-16-4.61%
Halifax227216-11-4.85%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990