Halifax County, North Carolina Population 2020

Halifax County, North Carolina's estimated population is 49,158 with a growth rate of -1.42% 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.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202049,158-708-1.42%
201949,866-708-1.40%
201850,574-708-1.38%
201751,282-529-1.02%
201651,811-367-0.70%
201552,178-661-1.25%
201452,839-349-0.66%
201353,188-545-1.01%
201253,733-377-0.70%
201154,110-364-0.67%
201054,474-1,042-1.88%
199055,5162300.42%
198055,2861,4022.60%
197053,884-5,072-8.60%
196058,9565790.99%
195058,3771,8653.30%
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%
186019,4422,85317.20%
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%
179013,9650.00%

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American27,35352.87%
White20,74140.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9803.83%
Two or More Races1,0131.96%
Asian3950.76%
Some Other Race1880.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander670.13%

Halifax County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Halifax County, North Carolina Median Age

43.1


Total

40.6


Male

46.1


Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Adults

There are 40,562 adults, (10,103 of whom are seniors) in Halifax County, North Carolina.

Halifax County, North Carolina Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

26,778

51.76%

Male

24,959

48.24%

Halifax County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Halifax County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All62.7%37.3%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female43.7%56.3%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,1162.3862.7
Married7,9392.9380.7
Non Family7,3551.1555.8
Female4,5713.2743.7
Male1,2512.9158.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Halifax County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7697.61%
9th to 12th Grade5,43414.93%
High School Graduate13,75337.79%
Some College6,30217.32%
Associates Degree2,8807.91%
Bachelors Degree3,5279.69%
Graduate Degree1,7264.74%

Halifax County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black18,68913,5481,874
White15,10712,8393,041
Native American1,32792172
Hispanic64640564
Multiple Races49032965
Asian262247101
Other Race117434
Islander424236

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 85.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,511$32,257$24,363
Less Than High School$17,480$21,370$16,544
High School Grad$25,666$30,849$19,370
Some College$28,582$36,722$25,245
Bachelors Degree$39,586$38,859$40,261
Graduate Degree$52,655$58,083$45,318

$28,511

Average Earnings

$32,257

Average Male

$24,363

Average Female

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

Halifax County, North Carolina Language by Age

Halifax County, North Carolina Language

96.64% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty

Halifax County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26,5498,45631.85%
White19,4602,84014.59%
Native1,97657529.10%
Hispanic1,38349836.01%
Multiple91627630.13%
Asian38512031.17%
Other1886232.98%
Islander671319.40%

25.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.35%

Male Poverty Rate

25.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 36.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, North Carolina is White, with 14.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.93%
High School19.97%
Some College17.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.99%
Female Unemployed36.38%
Female Employed14.18%
Male Employed8.30%

Halifax County, North Carolina Income

Halifax County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,251$50,483
Families$43,366$59,149
Married Families$62,328$77,501
Non Families$19,077$32,845

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Halifax County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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

Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans

2,836

Number of Veterans

2,523

Male Veterans

313

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,052
First Gulf War560
Second Gulf War359
Korea239
World War II91
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54740
65 to 74701
55 to 64654
75+603
18 to 34138
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6509.73%
Black1,0865.15%
Indian674.61%
2 or More335.60%
Hispanic242.96%

$Halifax County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Employment Status

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, North Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.77%

Born in North Carolina

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.03% of Halifax County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 79.77% having been born in North Carolina. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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