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People

Total Population 1,335
Male Share of the Population 54.2%
Female Share of the Population 45.8%
Senior Citizens 22.1%
Employed Population 16+ 517
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,167
% Above Poverty Level 84.3%
% Below Poverty Level 15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $153,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.3%
US/American 0%
English 10.5%
Irish 4.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Halifax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles S of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 70 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Halifax
Standard Zip Codes 24558
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.765
Longitude -78.928

Halifax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SOUTH BOSTON
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station BROOKNEAL
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station CHATHAM
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookneal 1,184 $41,458
Clarksville 1,213 $58,750
Phenix 285 $43,438
Scottsburg 120 $58,214
South Boston 8,037 $42,039
Virgilina 135 $58,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Halifax Public Libraries

Library
Halifax County-south Boston Regional Library
177 S. MAIN ST.
Halifax, Virginia
(804) 476-3357

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Halifax Hospitals

HALIFAX REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
2204 WILBORN AVENUE
(434) 517-3100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Halifax High Schools

HALIFAX COUNTY CAREER CTR
315 S MAIN ST
434-476-5515
A Non-traditional School
Serves 57 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 28.5

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