Halifax County, Virginia Population 2024

33,416

Halifax County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 33,416 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Halifax County, Virginia is the 53rd largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 36,204 and has seen a growth of -7.7% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202932,846-114-0.35%
202832,960-114-0.34%
202733,074-114-0.34%
202633,188-114-0.34%
202533,302-114-0.34%
202433,416-114-0.34%
202333,530-114-0.34%
202233,644-114-0.34%
202133,758-162-0.48%
202033,920-115-0.34%
201934,035-177-0.52%
201834,212-380-1.1%
201734,592-411-1.17%
201635,003-101-0.29%
201535,104-101-0.29%
201435,205-184-0.52%
201335,389-351-0.98%
201235,740-257-0.71%
201135,997-207-0.57%
201036,204
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%
188033,5885,76020.7%
187027,8281,3084.93%
186026,5205582.15%
185025,962260.1%
184025,936-2,098-7.48%
183028,0348,97447.08%
182019,060-3,073-13.88%
181022,1332,75614.22%
180019,3774,65531.62%
179014,722-18,124-55.18%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.34% (-114)
County Website
Halifax County
County Seat
2010 Population
36,204
Area
818 mi²
Density
41 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.7% (-2,788)
Founded
1752

Halifax County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,59560.55%
Black or African American11,81934.75%
Two or more races1,3153.87%
Other race1800.53%
Asian720.21%
Native American320.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Halifax County, Virginia Population by Race

Halifax County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Halifax County, Virginia Median Age

46.6

Total

44.5

Male

48.5

Female

Halifax County, Virginia Adults

There are 27,175 adults, (8,474 of whom are seniors) in Halifax County, Virginia.

Halifax County, Virginia Age Dependency

81.9

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Halifax County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female17,67951.98%
Male16,33448.02%

Halifax County, Virginia Population by Age

Halifax County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,5192.4572.727.3
Married5,5743.0884.915.1
Non Family5,0951.166.933.1
Female2,1823.6655.544.5
Male6683.5470.729.3
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Halifax County, Virginia 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, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Halifax County, Virginia 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 85.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.06%.

Halifax County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,795

Average Earnings

$42,029

Average Male

$35,106

Average Female

Halifax County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Halifax County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Halifax County, Virginia Language

97.06% of Halifax County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Halifax County, Virginia Language

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,9412,37511.91%
Black11,3542,28720.14%
Multiple1,29317713.69%
Hispanic789536.72%
Other180179.44%
Asian58813.79%
Native3239.38%
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14.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.12%

Male Poverty Rate

17.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Halifax County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, Virginia is Black, with 20.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Halifax County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.86%.

Halifax County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.72%
High School16.27%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater4.39%
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Halifax County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.29%
Female Unemployed24.32%
Male Employed6.51%
Female Employed6.48%
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Halifax County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Halifax County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Halifax County, Virginia 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 35-44.

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Halifax County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,402

Number of Veterans

2,192

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

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Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Halifax County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Halifax County, Virginia 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

76.93%

Born in Halifax County, Virginia

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Halifax County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.93% having been born in Virginia. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Halifax County, Virginia Place of Birth

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