Halifax, North Carolina

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Halifax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles NE of Rocky Mount, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles NE of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Halifax
Standard Zip Codes 27839
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.328
Longitude -77.589

Halifax Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
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Halifax Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 344 100%
Male 192 55.8%
Female 152 44.2%
Under 18 61 17.7%
18+ 283 82.3%
65+ 50 14.5%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 2.76
White 218 63.4%
African-American 121 35.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 2 0.6%
Mixed Race 2 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.6%

Estimated Halifax Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 325
Growth -19
Growth % -5.5%

Halifax Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.9%
English 24%
German 13.7%
Irish 6.2%
Scottish 5.5%
US/American 4.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.1%
African 4.1%
Italian 2.7%
Swiss 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Halifax 344 $47,917
Enfield 2,347 $22,105
Garysburg 1,254 $27,386
Gaston 973 $29,375
Jackson 695 $34,000
Roanoke Rapids 16,957 $40,337
Weldon 1,374 $35,750

Halifax Public Libraries

Halifax County Library System
Halifax, North Carolina
(252) 583-3631
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