Halifax is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,249 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Halifax is the 247th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Halifax isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Halifax are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Halifax is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Halifax who work in management occupations (14.04%), office and administrative support (11.64%), and teaching (11.30%).
Halifax’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Halifax has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Halifax a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The citizens of Halifax are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.95% of adults in Halifax having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Halifax in 2010 was $28,132, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,528 for a family of four. However, Halifax contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Halifax is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Halifax home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Halifax residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Halifax include German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Halifax is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Gujarathi.