Halifax, Virginia Population 2021

1,188
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Halifax is a city located in Halifax County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Halifax County. With a 2020 population of 1,188, it is the 125th largest city in Virginia and the 9625th largest city in the United States . Halifax is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -9.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,309 in 2010. Halifax reached it's highest population of 1,290 in 2012. Spanning over 4 miles, Halifax has a population density of 314 people per square mile.

The average household income in Halifax is $62,983 with a poverty rate of 11.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $157,600. The median age in Halifax is 50.7 years, 43.5 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.

Halifax Demographics

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

  • White: 62.82%
  • Black or African American: 35.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Halifax, Virginia is 1,188 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,221.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,309.

Halifax, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White81662.82%
Black or African American46235.57%
Two or More Races120.92%
Some Other Race90.69%
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Halifax Population by Race

Halifax Population Pyramid $2021

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Halifax Median Age

50.7


Total

43.5


Male

52.8


Female

Halifax Adults

There are 1,099 adults, (307 of whom are seniors) in Halifax.

Halifax Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax Sex Ratio

Female

670

51.58%

Male

629

48.42%

Halifax Population by Age

Halifax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Halifax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.5%12.5%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Female53%47%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Halifax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5382.0971.9
Married2632.6887.5
Non Family2041.0257.4
Female66353
Male52.8100

2.71

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Halifax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade908.66%
9th to 12th Grade646.16%
High School Graduate37235.80%
Some College13012.51%
Associates Degree888.47%
Bachelors Degree16716.07%
Graduate Degree12812.32%
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Halifax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Halifax Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White626567249
Black36030540
Hispanic5414
Other Race9
2+ Races666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Halifax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,500$42,250$30,536
Less Than 9th Grade$22,292$43,077$
High School Graduate$30,714$38,750$26,250
Some College$25,893$25,536$27,708
Bachelors Degree$53,882$53,828$54,167
Graduate Degree$45,938$58,125$45,313

$37,500

Average Earnings

$42,250

Average Male

$30,536

Average Female

Halifax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Halifax Language by Age

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Halifax Language

94.33% of Halifax residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.35% of the population.

Halifax Language

Halifax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White697659.33%
Black3695915.99%

11.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax is Black, with 15.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax is White, with 9.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.99%.

Halifax Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School22.50%
Less Than 9th Grade20.00%
Some College2.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Halifax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Halifax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Halifax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,688$62,983
Families$75,192$81,264
Married Families$80,114-
Non Families$22,500$32,901
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Income by Household Type

Halifax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Halifax Marital Status by Race

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Halifax Marital Status

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117

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Second Gulf War19
Korea8
First Gulf War7
World War II

Halifax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+31
35 to 5427
55 to 6426
65 to 7422
18 to 3411

Halifax Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White689.93%
Black4912.28%
Hispanic712.96%

Halifax Veterans by Race

Halifax Veterans by Education

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12.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax Employment by Age

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Halifax Employment by Race

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Halifax Employment by Education

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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68.13%

Born in Halifax

94.92%

Native Born

5.08%

Foreign Born

4.54%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.92% of Halifax residents were born in the United States, with 68.13% having been born in Virginia. 4.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Halifax Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,188-11-0.92%
20201,199-11-0.91%
20191,210-11-0.90%
20181,221-1-0.08%
20171,222-7-0.57%
20161,229-8-0.65%
20151,237-2-0.16%
20141,239-7-0.56%
20131,246-44-3.41%
20121,290110.86%
20111,27910.08%
20101,2780.00%

Halifax Population by Year