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Demographics

People

Total Population1,387
Male Share of the Population53.4%
Female Share of the Population46.6%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+558
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26%
Median Earnings25+$33,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,650

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,667
% Above Poverty Level84.1%
% Below Poverty Level15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone32.5%
Median Gross Rent$752
Median House Value$145,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.8%
English11.1%
German5.6%
Irish4.5%
Italian3.2%
Scottish2.2%
Swedish0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
African0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Greek0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Jamaican0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Polish0.2%
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Halifax Almanac

CategoryValue
County Halifax County
Standard Zip Codes24558
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.76
Approximate Longitude-78.93

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)

StationSOUTH BOSTON
Distance5.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 48 F
Apr Temp40 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp42 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationBROOKNEAL
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationCHATHAM
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookneal1,144$38,462
Clarksville1,303$58,472
Phenix260$59,375
Scottsburg137$49,250
South Boston8,000$43,137
Virgilina124$47,500

Halifax Public Libraries

Halifax County-south Boston Library System
177 S. MAIN ST.
Halifax, Virginia
(434) 476-3357

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Halifax Public Schools

Halifax County Career Ctr.
315 S Main St
ZIP: 24558
(434) 476-5515
Sinai Elem
1011 Sinai Elementary Drive
ZIP: 24558
(434) 476-6193
Primary
Total Enrollment 260
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