Also See: Halifax, VA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Halifax had a population of 1,303 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Halifax is located at latitude 36.766 and longitude -78.9283 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Halifax encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 463 feet.
The Town of Halifax (GNIS ID: 2390223) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Halifax: Banister, Halifax Court House, Houston.
|Total Population||1,303 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,161 (89.1%)|
|Population in Families||921 (70.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||142 (10.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,800|
|Average Household Income||$69,950|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,298|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||620 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||376 (60.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||148 (23.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||96 (15.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$140,361|
|Average Home Value||$180,718|
|Housing Affordability Index3||245|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||-0.27%|
|Per Capita Income||0.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.32%|
The table below compares Halifax to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 328||45th|
|Population Density||# 414||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 301||49th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 526||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 294||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 248||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.