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Halifax County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 817.8 square miles
Population Density 44.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 35,401
Population change -2.3%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 20.9%
65 and over 21.6%
Females 52.1%
White 61.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.9
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 36.5%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.2%
Veterans 2,721
Households and Housing
Households 14,770
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.1%
Median household income $34,659
The per capita income $20,929
Live below the poverty line. 21.3%
housing units 17,969
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,600
Residents owning their homes. 72.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,530
Women-owned firms 26.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 16.4%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $324,090
Retail sales per capita $9,148
Manufacturers shipments $620,067
Merchant wholesaler sales $133,676