Halifax County, Virginia Population 2018

Halifax County, Virginia's estimated population is 34,563 with a growth rate of -2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Halifax County, Virginia is the 50th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201734,563-742-2.10%
201635,3053410.98%
201634,964-106-0.30%
201535,070-111-0.32%
201435,181-189-0.53%
201335,370-347-0.97%
201235,717-259-0.72%
201135,976-210-0.58%
201036,1867,15324.64%
199029,033-1,566-5.12%
198030,5995231.74%
197030,076-3,561-10.59%
196033,637-7,805-18.83%
195041,4421710.41%
194041,271-12-0.03%
193041,283-91-0.22%
192041,3741,3303.32%
191040,0442,8477.65%
190037,1972,7738.06%
189034,4248362.49%
188033,5885,76020.70%
187027,8281,3084.93%
186026,5205582.15%
185025,962260.10%
184025,936-2,098-7.48%
183028,0348,97447.08%
182019,060-3,073-13.88%
181022,1332,75614.22%
180019,3774,65531.62%
179014,7220.00%

Halifax County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,442
Black or African American12,979
Two or More Races323
Asian244
Some Other Race224
American Indian and Alaska Native85
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Halifax County, Virginia 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, Virginia Median Age

45.7


Total

43.2


Male

47.4


Female

Halifax County, Virginia Adults

There are 27,926 adults, (7,696 of which are seniors) in Halifax County, Virginia.

Halifax County, Virginia Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,461

52.29%

Male

16,844

47.71%

Halifax County, Virginia Households and Families

Halifax County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Halifax County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Male62.9%37.1%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Female42.2%57.8%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Halifax County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2642.4271.2
Married6,6533.0287.3
Non Family4,9151.1162.3
Female1,9813.2842.2
Male7153.4162.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Halifax County, Virginia Households

Halifax County, Virginia Education

Halifax County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8007.14%
9th to 12th Grade3,49713.86%
High School Graduate8,87935.20%
Some College5,27320.90%
Associates Degree1,7857.08%
Bachelors Degree2,58710.26%
Graduate Degree1,4055.57%

Halifax County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,62813,2163,085
Black8,9006,227758
Hispanic39819275
Asian15814366
Multiple Races15214812
Other Race1464820
Native American4040
Islander888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Halifax County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,948$36,072$26,310
Less Than High School$20,385$22,594$14,043
High School Grad$28,276$35,875$21,044
Some College$30,082$36,533$23,990
Bachelors Degree$40,977$45,450$38,363
Graduate Degree$47,943$50,802$46,667

$30,948

Average Earnings

$36,072

Average Male

$26,310

Average Female

Halifax County, Virginia Language

Halifax County, Virginia Language by Age

Halifax County, Virginia Language

97.42% of Halifax County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,6453,65728.92%
White20,7402,59312.50%
Multiple31514044.44%
Hispanic67612718.79%
Other224198.48%

18.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.50%

Male Poverty Rate

19.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, Virginia is Multiple, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, Virginia is Other, with 8.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.93%.

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.57%
High School15.39%
Some College10.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.17%
Male Unemployed44.64%
Female Employed7.95%
Male Employed5.11%

Halifax County, Virginia Income

Halifax County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,001$49,505
Families$52,504$60,972
Married Families$60,599$70,649
Non Families$19,257$25,668

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Halifax County, Virginia 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 45To54.

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by War

2,495

Number of Veterans

2,297

Male Veterans

198

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam941
Second Gulf War345
First Gulf War292
Korea178
World War II173

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74674
55 to 64631
75+551
35 to 54436
18 to 34203

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5889.20%
Black8108.04%
2 or More5027.47%
Hispanic368.41%
Other2818.54%
Indian1127.50%
Hawaiian8100.00%

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Education

9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Employment Status

Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Age

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Race

Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Halifax County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
South Boston81427950-192-2.36%
Halifax13091246-63-4.81%
Clarksville 12181186-32-2.63%
Virgilina148142-6-4.05%
Scottsburg137131-6-4.38%
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