Halifax County, North Carolina Population 2019

Halifax County, North Carolina's estimated population is 51,282 with a growth rate of -1.02% 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
201850,574-708-1.38%
201751,282-529-1.02%
201651,811-367-0.70%
201552,178-661-1.25%
201452,839-349-0.66%
201353,188-545-1.01%
201253,733-377-0.70%
201154,110-364-0.67%
201054,474-1,042-1.88%
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 American27,619
White21,042
American Indian and Alaska Native1,998
Two or More Races1,009
Asian448
Some Other Race161
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander23

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Halifax County, North Carolina Median Age

42.7


Total

40.3


Male

45.3


Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Adults

There are 40,970 adults, (9,925 of whom are seniors) in Halifax County, North Carolina.

Halifax County, North Carolina Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

27,148

51.91%

Male

25,152

48.09%

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
Married82.9%17.1%
Male63.5%36.5%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female43.9%56.1%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2072.463.1
Married8,0442.9582.9
Non Family7,3651.1453.5
Female4,6153.343.9
Male1,183363.5

3

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Halifax County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9017.95%
9th to 12th Grade5,52115.12%
High School Graduate13,59437.23%
Some College6,62918.16%
Associates Degree2,7637.57%
Bachelors Degree3,6079.88%
Graduate Degree1,4984.10%

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black18,68213,3451,766
White15,27012,9772,957
Native American1,31190569
Hispanic608389133
Multiple Races49333665
Asian305275127
Other Race1176855

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 90.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,142$32,066$23,599
Less Than High School$18,651$25,022$15,805
High School Grad$25,664$30,453$20,655
Some College$28,559$36,571$23,440
Bachelors Degree$38,710$50,290$36,697
Graduate Degree$48,771$52,482$46,365

$28,142

Average Earnings

$32,066

Average Male

$23,599

Average Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

Halifax County, North Carolina Language by Age

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

96.90% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.99% of the population.

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26,8299,19234.26%
White19,6702,87214.60%
Native1,99371235.73%
Hispanic1,39848934.98%
Multiple94628630.23%
Asian44316437.02%
Other1615433.54%

26.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.57%

Male Poverty Rate

26.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is Asian, with 37.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is White, with 14.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.42%
High School20.94%
Some College18.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.85%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.30%
Female Unemployed43.39%
Female Employed13.96%
Male Employed7.75%

Halifax County, North Carolina Income

Halifax County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,573$48,959
Families$42,579$57,300
Married Families$61,470$74,074
Non Families$18,608$31,644

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans

2,987

Number of Veterans

2,695

Male Veterans

292

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,096
First Gulf War429
Korea311
Second Gulf War296
World War II92

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,72810.05%
Black1,1815.56%
Indian563.87%
Hispanic222.76%
2 or More223.54%

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment Status

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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