Halifax County VA Information


Halifax County Subdivisions

Halifax County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,480
Daytime Population: Workers 13,211
Daytime Population: Residents 21,918
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 35,129
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 34,723
Population in Familes 28,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 757
Population Density2 43
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $37,217
Average Household Income $49,737
Per Capita Income $21,147


Total Housing Units 18,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,442 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,405 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,359 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $113,969
Average Home Value $150,883


Total Households 14,847
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 9,787
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.49%
Households -0.22% -0.44%
Families -0.37% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   2.16%


Halifax County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halifax County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 49 64th
Population Density # 109 20th
Diversity Index # 48 65th
Median Household Income # 112 17th
Per Capita Income # 106 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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