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People

Total Population 952
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 427
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 45.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,885
% Above Poverty Level 82.8%
% Below Poverty Level 17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.2%
Median Gross Rent $615
Median House Value $107,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 5.9%

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

Halifax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles N of Baltimore, Maryland
County Dauphin
Metro Area Harrisburg - Lebanon - Carlisle
Standard Zip Codes 17032
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.468
Longitude -76.932

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 NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station LEWISTOWN
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Halifax, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Carsonville (17032)

Enders (17032)

Enterline (17032)

Fisherville (17032)

Inglenook (17032)

McClellan (17032)

Reed (17032)

Waynesville (17032)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dauphin 1,045 $72,386
Duncannon 1,598 $58,750
Elizabethville 1,736 $39,241
Liverpool 763 $52,464

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

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Halifax High Schools

HALIFAX AREA HS
717-896-3416
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 355 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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