Halifax County, North Carolina Population 2022

Halifax County, North Carolina's estimated population is 48,138 with a growth rate of -1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Halifax County, North Carolina is the 55th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 54,470 and has seen a growth of -11.62% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179013,9650.00%
180013,945-20-0.14%
181013,620-325-2.33%
182017,2373,61726.56%
183017,7395022.91%
184016,865-874-4.93%
185016,589-276-1.64%
186019,4422,85317.20%
187020,4089664.97%
188030,3009,89248.47%
189028,908-1,392-4.59%
190030,7931,8856.52%
191037,6466,85322.26%
192043,7666,12016.26%
193053,2469,48021.66%
194056,5123,2666.13%
195058,3771,8653.30%
196058,9565790.99%
197053,884-5,072-8.60%
198055,2861,4022.60%
199055,5162300.42%
201054,470-1,046-1.88%
201154,114-356-0.65%
201253,732-382-0.71%
201353,187-545-1.01%
201452,833-354-0.67%
201552,182-651-1.23%
201651,815-367-0.70%
201751,311-504-0.97%
201850,634-677-1.32%
201950,010-624-1.23%
202049,386-624-1.25%
202148,762-624-1.26%
202248,138-624-1.28%
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Halifax County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,07839.62%
Black or African American26,43952.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7713.49%
Asian3670.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander980.19%
Some Other Race3280.65%
Two or More Races1,5973.15%
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Halifax County, North Carolina Population by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Halifax County, North Carolina Median Age

43.9


Total

41.6


Male

46.6


Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Adults

There are 39,849 adults, (10,531 of whom are seniors) in Halifax County, North Carolina.

Halifax County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

26,233

51.76%

Male

24,445

48.24%

Halifax County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Halifax County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All61.7%38.3%
Male58.7%41.3%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female41.2%58.8%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Halifax County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,0612.3561.7
Married8,4182.8978.4
Male9712.8958.7
Female4,3103.241.2
Non Family7,3621.1654.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Halifax County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2296.18%
9th to 12th Grade5,28914.67%
High School Graduate13,48437.41%
Some College6,82318.93%
Associates Degree2,9328.13%
Bachelors Degree3,5679.90%
Graduate Degree1,7244.78%
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Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander717164
Asian24521981
2+ Races637485166
White14,64912,6762,823
Black18,62113,8931,982
Native American1,254890121
Hispanic67237353
Other Race195704

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 90.14%.

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,162$33,518$26,237
Less Than 9th Grade$19,869$25,923$15,412
High School Graduate$27,027$31,031$21,914
Some College$28,460$35,386$25,564
Bachelors Degree$41,070$49,028$38,868
Graduate Degree$54,536$80,875$48,287

$30,162

Average Earnings

$33,518

Average Male

$26,237

Average Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Halifax County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Halifax County, North Carolina Language

96.79% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.08% of the population.

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,76464136.34%
Black25,7978,57933.26%
Multiple1,49134623.21%
Islander982121.43%
Hispanic1,43625317.62%
White18,8182,81914.98%
Asian363154.13%
Other2NaN%

25.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.07%

Male Poverty Rate

27.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is Native, with 36.34% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.19%.

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.75%
High School20.68%
Some College17.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.78%
Male Unemployed46.55%
Female Employed12.74%
Female Unemployed32.53%

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

Halifax County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,904$51,588
Families$45,252$60,724
Married Families$60,810$79,064
Non Families$19,554$32,673
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Income by Household Type

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

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2,462

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War332
First Gulf War555
Vietnam978
Korea230
World War II70

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3466
35 to 54607
55 to 64538
65 to 74615
75+636

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4899.07%
Black8223.96%
Native American896.52%
2+ Races628.23%
Hispanic91.08%

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Halifax County, North Carolina 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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78.65%

Born in Halifax County, North Carolina

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in North Carolina. 1.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Halifax County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  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

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