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People

Total Population 271
Male Share of the Population 53.5%
Female Share of the Population 46.5%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 120
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 43%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,417
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44%
Median Gross Rent $980
Median House Value $75,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.7%
US/American 0%
English 17.3%
Irish 25.5%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station JACKSON
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
Station EMPORIA 1 WNW
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
Station MURFREESBORO
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Enfield 2,426 $22,412
Garysburg 1,033 $29,531
Gaston 1,038 $29,922
Jackson 511 $52,500
Roanoke Rapids 15,557 $50,295
Weldon 1,623 $44,821

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

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33 GRANVILLE ST.
Halifax, North Carolina
(252) 583-3631
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SOUTHEAST HALIFAX HIGH
16683 HWY 125
252-445-2027
Serves 659 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.6

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