Halifax, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 1,210 (46% urban, 54% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 586  (48.4%)
Females: 624  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

51.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 24558.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,184 (it was $34,871 in 2000)
Halifax:

$51,184
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,136 (it was $18,571 in 2000)

Halifax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,660 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Halifax:

$166,660
VA:

$288,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $685.

March 2019 cost of living index in Halifax: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.0%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Halifax, VA (2019)
    • 77559.1%White alone
    • 46535.5%Black alone
    • 624.7%Hispanic
    • 50.4%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Halifax, Virginia as of September 30, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Halifax is 58 to 1.


Crime rates in Halifax by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(157.2)
1
(79.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(76.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(82.0)
2
(164.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(306.3)
2
(157.2)
0
(0.0)
6
(468.8)
4
(323.1)
1
(75.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(79.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
2
(161.3)
2
(164.1)
9
(739.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(612.6)
13
(1,022)
19
(1,509)
22
(1,719)
16
(1,292)
24
(1,811)
9
(683.4)
4
(307.5)
16
(1,276)
7
(562.2)
3
(241.4)
11
(887.1)
11
(902.4)
11
(903.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.6)
2
(158.9)
3
(234.4)
1
(80.8)
1
(75.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(161.3)
1
(82.0)
2
(164.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(78.1)
1
(80.8)
1
(75.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index45.989.689.0276.680.8106.427.327.756.622.579.683.970.5133.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Halifax, VA

Crime rate in Halifax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (30.1%), English (3.9%), German (3.0%), European (2.6%), Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1875

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 3.80 square miles.

Population density: 318 people per square mile   (very low).

Halifax, Virginia map

67 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.8% Oceania, 0.7% Europe).

This town:

5.1%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $932 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $756 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynchburg, VA (46.2 miles , pop. 65,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (67.3 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (303.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mountain Road, VA (1.8 miles ),
South Boston, VA (2.0 miles ),
Scottsburg, VA (2.8 miles),
Cluster Springs, VA (3.2 miles ),
Whitesville, VA (3.2 miles ),
Clover, VA (3.4 miles ),
Nathalie, VA (3.4 miles),
Virgilina, VA (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 36.76 N, Longitude: 78.93 W

Area code: 434

Distribution of median household income in Halifax, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Halifax, VA in 2019
Halifax satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $170,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Halifax, VA residents
Average permit cost in Halifax, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Virginia:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +694 (+99.9%).
Most common industries in Halifax, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.8%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.4%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Halifax, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Top executives (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.6%)
  • Construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (19.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Halifax, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Halifax, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Halifax-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Halifax town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/27/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Halifax-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Halifax center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from Halifax center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Halifax center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Halifax center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from Halifax center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Halifax County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Halifax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Halifax:

  • HALIFAX REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2204 WILBORN AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Halifax:

  • SOUTH BOSTON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH BOSTON, VA)
  • TWIN OAKS CONV HME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SOUTH BOSTON, VA)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - SOUTH BOSTON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SOUTH BOSTON, VA)
  • HALIFAX HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SOUTH BOSTON, VA)
  • BERRY HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOUTH BOSTON, VA)
  • COMMONWEALTH HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SOUTH BOSTON, VA)

Airports located in Halifax:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halifax:

  • Danville Community College (about 30 miles; Danville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 40 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Liberty University (about 43 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 61,625)
  • Central Virginia Community College (about 44 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • Lynchburg College (about 47 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Longwood University (about 48 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 53 miles; Martinsville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,266)

Public elementary/middle school in Halifax:

  • SINAI ELEM (Students: 312, Location: 1011 SINAI ELEMENTARY DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Halifax

Library in Halifax:

  • HALIFAX COUNTY-SOUTH BOSTON REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $579,676; Location: 177 S. MAIN ST.; 107,259 books; 3,664 audio materials; 3,569 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Halifax: Halifax Country Club (A), Halifax County Courthouse (B), Halifax Police Department (C), Halifax County Sheriffs Office (D), Halifax Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Halifax Town Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Terrible Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Halifax: Mountain Road Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Halifax County - Circuit Court Clerk (Court House Square), Halifax County - General District Court Traffic (8 South Main Street), Halifax-Pittsylvania Court Services (129 South Main Street), Halifax County - Juvenile & Domestic Relations- Court Services (Courthouse Square Unit UNIT).

Birthplace of: Jeb Burton - Stock car racing driver, Charles Leigh (American football) - Football player, William B. Preston (Mormon) - Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ted Bennett - Politician, Alonzo Coleman - Football player, Earl Ferrell - Football player, Mamye BaCote - Politician, Tyrone Davis (American football) - Football player.

Halifax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.2%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

161 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
13 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Halifax in 2000:

  • 152 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Halifax (2011 data):

  • Benchmark Community Bank: Halifax Branch at 290 S. Main Street, branch established on 2008/07/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.1 mil, Deposits: $370.1 mil, headquarters in Kenbridge, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Benchmark Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Halifax:

Marital status in Halifax, VA
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Halifax:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Halifax
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halifax, VA (based on Halifax County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,15071
Mainline Protestant3,83330
Other3,4382
Black Protestant1,0927
Catholic2141
None11,514-
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: 8
Halifax County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Halifax County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Halifax County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Halifax County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Halifax County:

13.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Halifax County:

20.1%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Halifax:

41.7%
State:

48.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Virginia:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Virginia:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Halifax:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.4%
Virginia:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
Virginia:

57.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Halifax:

77.0%
Virginia:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Halifax, VA Residents

Halifax government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $307,000 ($253.72)
    Central Staff Services: $200,000 ($165.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $139,000 ($114.88)
    Financial Administration: $130,000 ($107.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($14.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $443,000 ($366.12)

Halifax government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.65)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.83)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $65,000 ($53.72)
    Gas Utilities: $24,000 ($19.83)
  • Tax - Property: $370,000 ($305.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $184,000 ($152.07)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $38,000 ($31.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $32,000 ($26.45)
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000 ($22.31)

Halifax government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $877,000 ($724.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $498,000 ($411.57)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000 ($366.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($53.72)

Halifax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $433,000 ($357.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $630,000 ($520.66)

3.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.58%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mecklenburg County, VA  0.42% ($37,170 average AGI)
from Pittsylvania County, VA  0.28% ($36,600)
from Campbell County, VA  0.18% ($36,261)


3.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Danville city, VA  0.33% ($24,071 average AGI)
to Pittsylvania County, VA  0.32% ($35,550)
to Mecklenburg County, VA  0.21% ($48,115)

Businesses in Halifax, VA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Hardee's: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Halifax:

  • WSBV (1560 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: LINDA WALLER-BARTON)
  • WHLF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halifax:

  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WOKD-FM (91.1 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTENATIVE RADIO INC)
  • W265AS (100.9 FM; CONCORD, VA; Owner: PAUL H. PASSINK)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Halifax:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W71AH (Channel 71; SOUTH BOSTON, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W73AJ (Channel 73; SOUTH BOSTON, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Halifax fatal accident list:

Feb 14, 2009 07:38 PM, Sr- 360, Rt 671, Lat: 36.758417, Lon: -78.927842, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 20, 2008 09:30 AM, Sr-3, Lat: 36.767700, Lon: -78.927840, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 25, 2008 04:48 AM, Us-501, Route 643, Lat: 36.847760, Lon: -78.993070, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 466ft / 142mTotal length
  • $839,000Total costs
  • 56,511Total average daily traffic
  • 2,185Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,822Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Halifax, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Halifax, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.765417 Lon: -78.928889, Call Sign: KUZ361,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.730 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2000, Expiration Date: 10/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2003, Registrant: Willis Broadcasting Corporation, 645 Church Street Suite 400, Norfolk, VA 23510

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • S Main St (Lat: 36.765139 Lon: -78.927500), Call Sign: KFD536,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2012, Expiration Date: 06/08/2022, Registrant: Halifax County Public Schools, South Boston, VA 24592, Phone: (434) 575-2029, Fax: (434) 572-2870, Email:
  • Us Hwy 501 3 Mi S (Lat: 36.741250 Lon: -78.924722), Call Sign: KFD537,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.880 MHz, 155.880 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/2012, Expiration Date: 06/08/2022, Registrant: Halifax County Public Schools, South Boston, VA 24592, Phone: (434) 575-2029, Fax: (434) 572-2870, Email:
  • Rt 651 1/2 Mi E Of Rt 360 (Lat: 36.770972 Lon: -78.921944), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KJY815,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 151.475 MHz, 159.285 MHz, 159.360 MHz, Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021, Registrant: Fcca, 424 E Middle Street - Rear Unit, Gettysburg, PA 17235, Phone: (717) 398-0826, Fax: (717) 778-4237, Email:
  • Lat: 36.733278 Lon: -78.917278, Call Sign: WPYN742,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.462 MHz, 467.462 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2003, Expiration Date: 09/17/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/23/2013, Certifier: David Gaines, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • HALIFAX, 1020 Murphy Grove Road (Lat: 36.811278 Lon: -78.953278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQHS494,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.272 MHz, 159.262 MHz, 159.457 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2017, Expiration Date: 10/24/2027, Certifier: Joseph W Schaefer, Registrant: Apco International, Inc., 351 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Lat: 36.733194 Lon: -78.933889, Call Sign: WQTN836,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.390 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2014, Expiration Date: 03/14/2024, Certifier: Fred Clark, Registrant: Gcs Electronics & Communciations, 200 Sellers St, Martinsville, VA 24112, Phone: (276) 632-9700, Fax: (276) 638-1315, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26903, N26903, N-26903, Serial Number: 4-947, Year manufactured: 1940, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Y Hundley, 483 Oak Ln, Halifax, VA 24558
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5515Z, N5515Z, N-5515Z, Serial Number: 22-9302, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kelly T Landrum, 1244 N Terrys Bridge Rd, Halifax, VA 24558, Other Owners: Kathy M Radulski
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6177D, N6177D, N-6177D, Serial Number: 22-4824, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 06/29/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Walter T Iii Epps, 2005 Bellevue Rd, Halifax, VA 24558
  • Aircraft: LANDRUM KELLY T VANS RV6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU ALL MDLS A/B (400 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6RP, N6RP, N-6RP, Serial Number: 23075, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 08/25/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kelly T Landrum, 1244 N Terrys Bridge Rd, Halifax, VA 24558, Other Owners: Kathy M Radulski
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8601, N8601, N-8601, Serial Number: 917-73, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard F Lewis, 5191 Oak Level Rd, Halifax, VA 24558, Other Owners: Alycia J Lewis
  • Aircraft: CHAMBERLAIN DWIGHT RV-6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320-E2A (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9XK, N9XK, N-9XK, Serial Number: 22399, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 10/09/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kelly Thomas Landrum, 1244 N Terrys Bridge Rd, Halifax, VA 24558, Other Owners: Kathy Marie Radulski

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of reported fires - 74 took place in 2010, and the least - 7 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Halifax, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.6%), and Structure Fires (41.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Halifax, VA
    • 29745.6%Outside Fires
    • 27041.5%Structure Fires
    • 7110.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 132.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Halifax, VA
Most common first names in Halifax, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9471.9 years
John8572.9 years
Mary8480.1 years
William7972.4 years
Robert4670.7 years
Willie4275.4 years
Henry4074.5 years
Annie3777.4 years
Charlie3477.8 years
Charles3272.5 years
Most common last names in Halifax, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moore4578.0 years
Powell4371.6 years
Perkins3673.7 years
Henderson3576.9 years
Womack3071.0 years
Martin3078.4 years
Anderson3079.6 years
Brown2871.8 years
Jones2576.1 years
Coleman2371.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Halifax, VA
  • 51.7%Electricity
  • 30.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Halifax, VA
  • 53.6%Electricity
  • 35.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Utility gas


Halifax compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Halifax on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 (24558) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Samuel Baxter Wilson, Iii (1)
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