Halifax, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 833 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 374  (45.0%)
Females: 459  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17032.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,474 (it was $31,597 in 2000)
Halifax:

$41,474
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,057 (it was $16,443 in 2000)

Halifax borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $102,156 (it was $66,800 in 2000)
Halifax:

$102,156
PA:

$164,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $603.

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  • Races in Halifax, PA (2010)

    Halifax races chart
    • 78993.8%White alone
    • 273.2%Two or more races
    • 172.0%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Black alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

Races in Halifax detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Halifax: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Halifax, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (47.6%), Irish (6.2%), Dutch (5.5%), English (4.8%), Polish (3.0%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/20/1875

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,455 people per square mile   (low).

Halifax,PA real estate house value index trend

Halifax, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Halifax:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halifax borough:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Halifax, Pennsylvania as of September 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Halifax to the number of sex offenders is 838 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,728 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,432 (1.6%)

Halifax satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (44.4 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (81.9 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (99.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: New Buffalo, PA (1.5 miles) , Lenkerville, PA (2.2 miles ), Millersburg borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Dauphin borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Duncannon borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Liverpool borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Elizabethville borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Marysville borough, PA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.47 N, Longitude: 76.93 W

Area code: 717

Halifax household income distribution Halifax home values distribution

Crime rates in Halifax by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2009 2010 2012 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 03111020
per 100,000 0.0346.4116.3117.4120.60.0236.70.0
Burglaries 00340331
per 100,000 0.00.0348.8469.50.0357.1355.0120.9
Thefts 35167153
per 100,000 341.3577.4116.3704.2844.4119.0591.7362.8
Auto thefts 00011011
per 100,000 0.00.00.0117.4120.60.0118.3120.9
Arson 01000000
per 100,000 0.0115.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8) 13.591.151.692.666.629.3103.932.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Halifax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Pennsylvania average:

2.85

Halifax tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Halifax: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Halifax, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Halifax, Pennsylvania average temperatures Halifax, Pennsylvania average precipitation Halifax, Pennsylvania humidity Halifax, Pennsylvania wind speed Halifax, Pennsylvania snowfall Halifax, Pennsylvania sunshine Halifax, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Halifax-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Halifax borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 33.6 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Halifax-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from Halifax center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 275.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 234.1 miles away from Halifax center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 322.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dauphin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Halifax topographic map

Birthplace of: James K. Moorhead - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Halifax:

  • MANOR AT SUSQUEHANNA VILLAGE,THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MILLERSBURG, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE MILLERSBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; MILLERSBURG, PA)
  • NIPPLE CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LIVERPOOL, PA)
  • KEPLER HOME, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA)
  • KINKORA PYTHIAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DUNCANNON, PA)
  • STONEBRIDGE HEALTH AND REHAB C (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DUNCANNON, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE CAPITAL AREA (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; HARRISBURG, PA)

airports located in Halifax:

Amtrak station near Halifax:

  • 15 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halifax:

  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 12 miles; Harrisburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 13,276)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 21 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • Messiah College (about 22 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Susquehanna University (about 24 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,495)
  • Dickinson College (about 24 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,505)
  • Bucknell University (about 34 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 36 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high school in Halifax:

  • HALIFAX AREA HS (Students: 297, Location: 3940 PETERS MOUNTAIN RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Halifax:

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Dauphin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.227. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.227
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.78. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.78
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.2%
(20.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.7%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Halifax (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: Halifax Branch at 3679 Peters Mountain Road, branch established on 1971/03/04. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Riverview Bank: Halifax Branch at Third And Market Streets, branch established on 1900/12/20. Info updated 2012/01/24: Bank assets: $287.4 mil, Deposits: $246.4 mil, headquarters in Marysville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Riverview Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Halifax travel time to work - commute Halifax mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halifax borough (based on Dauphin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant43,691122
Catholic39,73916
Evangelical Protestant27,374164
Other10,39026
Black Protestant6,46431
Orthodox6895
None139,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Dauphin County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Dauphin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Dauphin County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 224
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Dauphin County:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.6%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.6
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Halifax:

23.5%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

21.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.6%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Halifax, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$2,542
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,572
Totals for Government 0$0 5$4,114

Halifax government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($42.02)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($13.21)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $84,000 ($100.84)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($45.62)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($13.21)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($7.20)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.40)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($2.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($3.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $30,000 ($36.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $38,000 ($45.62)

Halifax government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($48.02)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($18.01)
    All Other: $13,000 ($15.61)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $61,000 ($73.23)
    Property: $29,000 ($34.81)
    NEC: $9,000 ($10.80)

Halifax government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $44,000 ($52.82)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $76,000 ($91.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $103,000 ($123.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($20.41)

Halifax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $136,000 ($163.27)

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($204 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cumberland County, PA  0.92% ($38,308 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.38% ($42,571)
from Lebanon County, PA  0.38% ($39,491)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Dauphin County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  1.14% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Lebanon County, PA  0.42% ($41,207)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.40% ($42,322)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halifax:

  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WWII (720 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHIREMANSTOWN, PA; Owner: HENSLEY BROADCASTING)
  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halifax:

  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYGL-FM (100.5 FM; ELIZABETHVILLE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKZ-FM (102.3 FM; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Halifax:

  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W40AF (Channel 40; DILLSBURG, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK, LLC)

Halifax fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 2011 10:00 PM, Sr-147, Armstrong St, Lat: 40.46989, Lon: -76.93232, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1993 02:20 AM, 225, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 16, 1986 10:15 PM, 00001, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 1986 06:15 PM, 00001, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 29, 1985 10:10 PM, 00001, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1985 04:12 AM, 22004, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 6, 1981 07:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 12,692Total average daily traffic
  • 448Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,918Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Halifax)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Rt 225 & 147 (Lat: 40.437861 Lon: -76.717750), Call Sign: KNFU641, Licensee ID: L00084085
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.9000 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/1997, Expiration Date: 05/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2002Registrant: Halifax Fire Department, 22 S River Rd, Halifax, PA 17032-0471, Phone: (717) 896-9029
  • On Route 225 On Peters Mtn 4 Mi South (Lat: 40.413417 Lon: -76.928861), Call Sign: WDQ887
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.015 MHzGrant Date: 11/20/2012, Expiration Date: 02/16/2023Registrant: State Police Bcis, 8001 Bretz Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 787-8596, Fax: (717) 705-4050, Email:
  • Peters Mountain (Lat: 40.413417 Lon: -76.928861), Call Sign: KNIH869
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.9600 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2024Registrant: Pa Fish And Boat Commission, 1601 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000, Phone: (717) 705-7861, Fax: (717) 705-7802, Email:
  • Peters Mtn 6kms South Of (Lat: 40.412306 Lon: -76.926917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 101 m, Overall height: 107 m, Call Sign: WPQG460
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.012 MHz, 866.437 MHz, 866.512 MHz, 866.750 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 867.625 MHz, 867.662 MHz, 867.912 MHz, 868.012 MHzGrant Date: 07/06/2000, Expiration Date: 07/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Rcc Consultants Inc, 2000 Linglestown Rd Suite 304, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9347, Fax: (717) 671-0200
  • Lat: 40.453417 Lon: -76.926361, Call Sign: WPUN672
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, 151.775 MHz, 169.445 MHz, 170.245 MHz, 171.105 MHz, 171.905 MHzGrant Date: 01/28/2012, Expiration Date: 04/03/2022, Certifier: Tina M SauterRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Faifield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Halifax)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Halifax)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2004
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$53,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0248.00

Drinking water stations with addresses in Halifax and their reported violations in the past:

KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH HALIFA (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CAMP HEBRON CWS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 146 regular monitoring violations
LAKE TOBIAS WILDLIFE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HALDEMAN HQ STONE HOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Halifax that have no violations reported:

  • GONDERS GRUBB HOUSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Halifax

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Halifax, PA
Most common first names in Halifax, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5280.6 years
John4974.1 years
Harry3779.6 years
Charles3777.7 years
William3075.1 years
Robert2970.9 years
George2773.1 years
Ruth2675.6 years
James2374.9 years
Paul1973.5 years
Most common last names in Halifax, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hoffman5774.0 years
Miller4574.1 years
Zimmerman3575.8 years
Snyder3272.8 years
Enders2877.3 years
Keiter2678.7 years
Matter2377.2 years
Shoop1978.7 years
Sweigard1878.6 years
Bowman1879.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (41%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
Businesses in Halifax, PA
NameCountNameCount
Giant1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1UPS1
Rite Aid1

Halifax compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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