Halifax County, North Carolina Population 2024

46,790

Halifax County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 46,790 with a growth rate of -1.12% 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. The 2010 population was 54,476 and has seen a growth of -14.11% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202944,145-529-1.18%
202844,674-529-1.17%
202745,203-529-1.16%
202645,732-529-1.14%
202546,261-529-1.13%
202446,790-529-1.12%
202347,319-529-1.11%
202247,848-529-1.09%
202148,377-144-0.3%
202048,521-1,553-3.1%
201950,074-622-1.23%
201850,696-633-1.23%
201751,329-485-0.94%
201651,814-376-0.72%
201552,190-650-1.23%
201452,840-353-0.66%
201353,193-546-1.02%
201253,739-383-0.71%
201154,122-354-0.65%
201054,476
199055,5162300.42%
198055,2861,4022.6%
197053,884-5,072-8.6%
196058,9565790.99%
195058,3771,8653.3%
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%
186019,4422,85317.2%
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%
179013,965-30,180-68.37%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.12% (-529)
County Website
Halifax County
County Seat
2010 Population
54,476
Area
724 mi²
Density
65 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.11% (-7,686)
Founded
1758

Halifax County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American25,18151.63%
White18,58438.1%
Two or more races2,4004.92%
Native American1,4422.96%
Other race6491.33%
Asian4200.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander960.2%
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Halifax County, North Carolina Population by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Halifax County, North Carolina Median Age

43.6

Total

41.1

Male

46.1

Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Adults

There are 38,406 adults, (10,363 of whom are seniors) in Halifax County, North Carolina.

Halifax County, North Carolina Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female25,01751.29%
Male23,75548.71%

Halifax County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,1392.3663.536.5
Married7,8752.8680.719.3
Non Family7,2891.1358.141.9
Female4,2403.4741.158.9
Male7352.8562.437.6
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Halifax County, North Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 66.2%.

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,339

Average Earnings

$38,624

Average Male

$33,130

Average Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Halifax County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

96.12% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.44% 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
Black24,5797,48530.45%
White17,8602,58914.5%
Native1,43355939.01%
Multiple2,26540017.66%
Hispanic1,54531620.45%
Other64125239.31%
Islander963738.54%
Asian417133.12%
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23.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.52%

Male Poverty Rate

26.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is Other, with 39.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is Asian, with 3.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.29%.

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.56%
High School20.11%
Some College16.74%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%
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Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.45%
Female Unemployed29.77%
Female Employed11.32%
Male Employed7.68%
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Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Halifax County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,190

Number of Veterans

2,022

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

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Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.7%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.57%

Born in Halifax County, North Carolina

97.58%

Native Born

2.42%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.58% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 77.57% having been born in North Carolina. 1.67% 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

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