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Encyclopedia > Halifax, North Carolina

Halifax is a town located in Halifax County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 344. It is the county seat of Halifax CountyGR6. Halifax County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State; Old North State Official languages English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Senators Elizabeth Dole (R) Richard Burr (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 28th 139,509 km² 9. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Geography

Location of Halifax, North Carolina

Halifax is located at 36°19'42" North, 77°35'27" West (36.328397, -77.590732)GR1. Image File history File links NCMap-doton-Halifax. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 km² (0.4 mi²). 1.2 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 344 people, 103 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density is 295.2/km² (761.5/mi²). There are 123 housing units at an average density of 105.5/km² (272.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 63.37% White, 35.17% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 103 households out of which 29.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% are married couples living together, 3.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.2% are non-families. 26.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.76. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 17.7% under the age of 18, 15.1% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 126.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 137.8 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $36,429, and the median income for a family is $47,917. Males have a median income of $24,063 versus $29,000 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,041. 26.0% of the population and 14.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.3% of those under the age of 18 and 16.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Halifax County North Carolina > Population | Home Ownership | Sales | Jobs (409 words)
Halifax County, North Carolina is one of about 3,140 counties and county equivalents in the United States.
In 2003 the total population of Halifax County was estimated to be 56,491 while the population of the entire state of North Carolina was estimated at 8,407,248.
Halifax County had 22,122 households in 2000 with a median household income of $26,459 as compared to the North Carolina state-wide median family income of $39,184.
Halifax, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (402 words)
Halifax is a town in Halifax County, North Carolina, United States.
It is the county seat of Halifax County
It is also known as "The Birthplace of Freedom" for being the location for the signing of the Halifax Resolves, which was the first official action by a colony calling for independence.
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