Halifax, Virginia Population 2020

1,208
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Halifax is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 1,208, it is the 122nd largest city in Virginia and the 9546th largest city in the United States. Halifax is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -7.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,309 in 2010. Halifax reached it's highest population of 1,294 in 2012. Spanning over 4 miles, Halifax has a population density of 319 people per square mile.

The average household income in Halifax is $61,921 with a poverty rate of 11.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $158,400. The median age in Halifax is 51.7 years, 50.4 years for males, and 52.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.0 males.

Halifax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Halifax was:

  • White: 64.00%
  • Black or African American: 36.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Halifax, Virginia is 1,208, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,224.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,309.

Halifax, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White84164.00%
Black or African American47336.00%
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Halifax Population Pyramid 2020

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Halifax Median Age

51.7


Total

50.4


Male

52.5


Female

Halifax Adults

There are 1,129 adults, (338 of whom are seniors) in Halifax.

Halifax Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax Sex Ratio

Female

644

49.01%

Male

670

50.99%

Halifax Households and Families

Halifax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Halifax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
All69.7%30.3%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Female53%47%
Male38.9%61.1%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5582.0669.7
Married2762.5587.3
Non Family1981.0953.5
Female662.8853
Male182.2238.9

2.56

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Halifax Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade696.47%
9th to 12th Grade696.47%
High School Graduate39036.59%
Some College15614.63%
Associates Degree918.54%
Bachelors Degree16415.38%
Graduate Degree12711.91%
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Halifax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White657603265
Black38732326
Hispanic222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,904$42,586$31,534
Less Than High School$26,250$40,521$21,406
High School Grad$31,131$42,563$22,000
Some College$27,639$$27,981
Bachelors Degree$51,979$51,250$61,250
Graduate Degree$42,500$58,036$42,212

$39,904

Average Earnings

$42,586

Average Male

$31,534

Average Female

Halifax Language

Halifax Language by Age

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Halifax Language

97.75% of Halifax residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Halifax Poverty

Halifax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3937519.08%
White733557.50%

11.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.39%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax is Black, with 19.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax is White, with 7.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.25%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.33%
High School20.99%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%
Some College0.95%
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Name Poverty
Female Employed4.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Halifax Income

Halifax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,265$61,921
Families$72,321$78,801
Married Families$75,962-
Non Families$23,214$30,854
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Halifax Marital Status

Halifax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax Married by Age and Sex

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Halifax 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 45-54.

Halifax Marital Status by Race

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Halifax Veterans

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144

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
World War II11
Korea9
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War9
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Age Group Veterans
75+48
55 to 6447
65 to 7427
35 to 5417
18 to 345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9913.96%
Black4510.71%

Halifax Veterans by Education

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9.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax Employment Status

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47%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.69%

Born in Virginia

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Halifax residents were born in the United States, with 71.69% having been born in Virginia. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,208-8-0.66%
20191,216-8-0.65%
20181,224-2-0.16%
20171,226-8-0.65%
20161,234-8-0.64%
20151,242-2-0.16%
20141,244-7-0.56%
20131,251-43-3.32%
20121,294100.78%
20111,28410.08%
20101,2830.00%