Halifax County, Virginia Population 2021

Halifax County, Virginia's estimated population is 33,371 with a growth rate of -0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Halifax County, Virginia is the 52nd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 36,206 and has seen a growth of -7.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202133,371-270-0.80%
202033,641-270-0.80%
201933,911-270-0.79%
201834,181-394-1.14%
201734,575-415-1.19%
201634,990-113-0.32%
201535,103-101-0.29%
201435,204-182-0.51%
201335,386-352-0.98%
201235,738-262-0.73%
201136,000-206-0.57%
201036,2067,17324.71%
199029,033-1,566-5.12%
198030,5995231.74%
197030,076-3,561-10.59%
196033,637-7,805-18.83%
195041,4421710.41%
194041,271-12-0.03%
193041,283-91-0.22%
192041,3741,3303.32%
191040,0442,8477.65%
190037,1972,7738.06%
189034,4248362.49%
188033,5885,76020.70%
187027,8281,3084.93%
186026,5205582.15%
185025,962260.10%
184025,936-2,098-7.48%
183028,0348,97447.08%
182019,060-3,073-13.88%
181022,1332,75614.22%
180019,3774,65531.62%
179014,7220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.80%
County Website
Founded
1752
County Seat
2010 Population
36,206
Growth Since 2010
-7.83%
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Halifax County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,15061.21%
Black or African American11,95934.61%
Two or More Races9732.82%
Asian2760.80%
Some Other Race1040.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.26%
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Halifax County, Virginia Population by Race

Halifax County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Halifax County, Virginia Median Age

46.5


Total

44


Male

48.8


Female

Halifax County, Virginia Adults

There are 27,488 adults, (8,097 of whom are seniors) in Halifax County, Virginia.

Halifax County, Virginia Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

17,907

51.83%

Male

16,645

48.17%

Halifax County, Virginia Population by Age

Halifax County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Halifax County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All74.1%25.9%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female52.7%47.3%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Halifax County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1582.3874.1
Married6,3103.0389.2
Non Family4,9291.1264.9
Female2,0633.252.7
Male8562.9667.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Halifax County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7397.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,87211.55%
High School Graduate8,93835.95%
Some College5,08420.45%
Associates Degree2,3919.62%
Bachelors Degree2,55910.29%
Graduate Degree1,2765.13%
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Halifax County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Halifax County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,33313,2152,688
Black8,5056,156927
2+ Races41940465
Hispanic35324359
Asian20418596
Other Race73223
Native American6262

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.06%.

Halifax County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,298$40,156$30,956
Less Than 9th Grade$16,786$20,476$14,205
High School Graduate$31,392$40,729$26,473
Some College$34,312$41,886$30,192
Bachelors Degree$46,900$49,319$43,085
Graduate Degree$51,825$75,278$48,550

$35,298

Average Earnings

$40,156

Average Male

$30,956

Average Female

Halifax County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Halifax County, Virginia Language by Age

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Halifax County, Virginia Language

95.49% of Halifax County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Halifax County, Virginia Language

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,5532,31420.03%
White20,3062,0299.99%
Multiple96530031.09%
Hispanic71411015.41%
Asian276113.99%

13.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.96%

Male Poverty Rate

15.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, Virginia is Multiple, with 31.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, Virginia is Asian, with 3.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.37%.

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.51%
High School14.51%
Some College9.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.70%
Male Unemployed28.25%
Female Employed6.18%
Male Employed5.01%

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Halifax County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,669$56,329
Families$59,179$68,055
Married Families$70,824$78,604
Non Families$21,618$32,830
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Income by Household Type

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Halifax County, Virginia 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 55-64.

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status

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2,476

Number of Veterans

2,211

Male Veterans

265

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam898
Second Gulf War504
First Gulf War503
Korea171
World War II75

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74796
35 to 54511
75+498
55 to 64449
18 to 34222

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6389.60%
Black8088.45%
Hispanic6113.23%
2+ Races306.11%

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Halifax County, Virginia 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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77.45%

Born in Halifax County, Virginia

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Halifax County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 77.45% having been born in Virginia. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Halifax County, Virginia 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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