For population 25 years and over in Halifax:
For population 15 years and over in Halifax town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (43.1 miles , pop. 54,653).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (90.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (145.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Jacksonville, VT (1.9 miles ), Whitingham, VT (2.3 miles ), Marlboro, VT (2.4 miles ), Guilford, VT (2.5 miles ), Colrain, MA (2.8 miles ), Heath, MA (2.8 miles ), Leyden, MA (2.9 miles ), West Brattleboro, VT (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 72.75 W
Population change in the 1990s: +216 (+38.2%).
Work and jobs in Halifax: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Halifax, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Halifax-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Vermont state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Halifax town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Halifax-area historical earthquake activity is below Vermont state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from Halifax center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 38.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from Halifax center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Windham County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elisha Otis - Inventor, Francis Fisher Browne - Union Army soldier.
Hospitals/medical centers near Halifax:
Amtrak station near Halifax:
Operable nuclear power plant near Halifax:
See full list of schools located in Halifax
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halifax:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Halifax compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Halifax (based on Windham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 26.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Number of full-service restaurants: 82
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,328 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($520 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,696 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Halifax:
Strongest FM radio stations in Halifax:
TV broadcast stations around Halifax:
Halifax fatal accident list:
Apr 8, 1988 87:99 PM, 112, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 11, 1983 11:45 AM, Vt112, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 18, 1983 00:30 AM, Vt112, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 3, 1980 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Halifax, VT
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $4,441,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,405
Total average daily truck traffic: 622
Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic: 11,929
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: