In 2020, Halifax County, NC had a population of 50.7k people with a median age of 43.9 and a median household income of $35,904. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Halifax County, NC declined from 51,190 to 50,678, a −1% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,502 to $35,904, a 1.13% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Halifax County, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (52%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), and White (Hispanic) (1.53%).
None of the households in Halifax County, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.9% of the residents in Halifax County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Halifax County, NC are Halifax Community College (419 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Halifax County, NC was $85,800, and the homeownership rate was 61.7%. Most people in Halifax County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Halifax County, NC was 2 cars per household.