In 2019, Halifax County, NC had a population of 51.2k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $35,502. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Halifax County, NC declined from 51,737 to 51,190, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,251 to $35,502, a 3.65% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Halifax County, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (52.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.4%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%), White (Hispanic) (2.08%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.71%). 0% of the households in Halifax County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99% of the residents in Halifax County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Halifax County, NC are Halifax Community College (422 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Halifax County, NC was $86,300, and the homeownership rate was 62.6%. Most people in Halifax County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Halifax County, NC was 2 cars per household.