The Town of Halifax had a population of 1,339 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Halifax is located at latitude 36.7612 and longitude -78.9276 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Halifax (see map below) 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.
|Population in Households||1,197|
|Population in Familes||961|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||142|
|Median Household Income||$45,996|
|Average Household Income||$59,405|
|Per Capita Income||$25,629|
|Total Housing Units||628 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||374 (59.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||165 (26.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||89 (14.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$133,333|
|Average Home Value||$171,257|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.56%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
The table below compares Halifax to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 319||46th|
|Population Density||# 413||31st|
|Diversity Index||# 231||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 363||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 340||43rd|
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