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Work and Jobs in Halifax, Virginia (VA) Detailed Stats
Occupations, Industries, Unemployment, Workers, Commute


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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Halifax, Virginia was 1,389 / 1,404

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Educational services14.7%
(84)
9.6%
(29)
20.4%
(55)
Construction9.3%
(53)
14.5%
(44)
3.3%
(9)
Accommodation and food services8.2%
(47)
1.7%
(5)
15.6%
(42)
Public administration6.5%
(37)
7.9%
(24)
4.8%
(13)
Textile mills and textile products6.5%
(37)
2.6%
(8)
10.8%
(29)
Health care6.5%
(37)
3.6%
(11)
9.7%
(26)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components4.5%
(26)
8.6%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Social assistance4.2%
(24)
1.3%
(4)
7.4%
(20)
Food and beverage stores3.5%
(20)
3.0%
(9)
4.1%
(11)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.1%
(18)
3.3%
(10)
3.0%
(8)
Metal and metal products3.1%
(18)
3.6%
(11)
2.6%
(7)
Furniture and related product manufacturing2.8%
(16)
5.3%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Plastics and rubber products2.4%
(14)
3.0%
(9)
1.9%
(5)
Wood products2.1%
(12)
4.0%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
Department and other general merchandise stores2.1%
(12)
2.6%
(8)
1.5%
(4)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.7%
(10)
2.6%
(8)
0.7%
(2)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.7%
(10)
2.0%
(6)
1.5%
(4)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.6%
(9)
3.0%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores1.6%
(9)
3.0%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Finance and insurance1.4%
(8)
1.0%
(3)
1.9%
(5)
U. S. Postal service1.4%
(8)
2.6%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Repair and maintenance1.4%
(8)
2.6%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
Food1.0%
(6)
1.0%
(3)
1.1%
(3)
Retail florists1.0%
(6)
1.0%
(3)
1.1%
(3)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers1.0%
(6)
1.0%
(3)
1.1%
(3)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.9%
(5)
1.0%
(3)
0.7%
(2)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.7%
(4)
1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.7%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(4)
Transportation equipment0.7%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.5%
(4)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries0.5%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(3)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.5%
(3)
1.0%
(3)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities0.3%
(2)
0.7%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(2)
Personal and laundry services0.3%
(2)
0.7%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
Private households0.3%
(2)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(2)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1)
Chemicals0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1)
Apparel0.2%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
0.4%
(1)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.2%
(1)
0.3%
(1)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Halifax

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 7.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 21.8%Males
  • 12.0%Females

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

2.7% (14)
Virginia:

4.1% (160,994)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

4.7% (25)
Virginia:

5.1% (202,578)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

4.8% (26)
Virginia:

9.2% (363,472)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

7.5% (40)
Virginia:

10.2% (401,545)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

9.6% (51)
Virginia:

13.3% (524,683)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

17.9% (96)
Virginia:

12.2% (480,896)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

20.0% (107)
Virginia:

11.4% (449,620)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

3.2% (17)
Virginia:

6.2% (245,323)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

5.2% (28)
Virginia:

6.6% (261,958)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

4.0% (21)
Virginia:

2.9% (114,991)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

0.6% (3)
Virginia:

1.3% (52,461)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Halifax:

6.7% (35)
Virginia:

6.0% (237,155)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Halifax:

12.8% (68)
Virginia:

6.6% (260,853)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

1.4% (8)
Virginia:

3.0% (106,117)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

1.6% (9)
Virginia:

3.0% (104,536)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

3.4% (19)
Virginia:

4.6% (160,804)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

3.9% (22)
Virginia:

9.1% (316,895)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

7.3% (41)
Virginia:

10.7% (372,448)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

10.9% (61)
Virginia:

14.1% (491,661)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

14.6% (82)
Virginia:

15.1% (526,342)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Halifax:

21.9% (123)
Virginia:

11.5% (399,738)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

8.5% (48)
Virginia:

5.8% (200,280)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

4.8% (27)
Virginia:

5.5% (190,998)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Halifax:

3.6% (20)
Virginia:

2.0% (69,788)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Halifax:

5.7% (32)
Virginia:

5.6% (196,554)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Halifax:

8.9% (50)
Virginia:

5.9% (204,265)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    5.4% (15)
    Virginia:

    5.7% (117,880)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    5.4% (14)
    Virginia:

    6.4% (132,938)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    4.6% (12)
    Virginia:

    11.2% (232,761)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    5.9% (16)
    Virginia:

    10.5% (219,410)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    6.5% (17)
    Virginia:

    12.5% (260,821)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    14.4% (39)
    Virginia:

    10.6% (220,016)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    21.1% (57)
    Virginia:

    10.0% (208,665)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    4.1% (11)
    Virginia:

    5.1% (106,373)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    5.3% (14)
    Virginia:

    5.9% (122,822)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    0.4% (1)
    Virginia:

    2.7% (55,964)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    1.1% (3)
    Virginia:

    1.1% (22,987)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    10.2% (27)
    Virginia:

    5.5% (114,956)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Halifax:

    14.9% (40)
    Virginia:

    6.6% (137,037)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    4.0% (11)
    Virginia:

    3.8% (69,640)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    4.9% (13)
    Virginia:

    7.0% (130,711)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    9.2% (24)
    Virginia:

    9.8% (182,135)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    12.7% (34)
    Virginia:

    14.2% (263,862)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    21.5% (57)
    Virginia:

    14.1% (260,880)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    18.8% (50)
    Virginia:

    13.0% (240,955)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    2.3% (6)
    Virginia:

    7.5% (138,950)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    5.1% (14)
    Virginia:

    7.5% (139,136)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    7.3% (19)
    Virginia:

    3.2% (59,027)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    2.8% (7)
    Virginia:

    6.6% (122,199)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Halifax:

    10.7% (28)
    Virginia:

    6.7% (123,816)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.2%
Number of people working at home: 36 (6.4% of all workers)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Halifax:

100.0% (4)
Virginia:

25.4% (31,591)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Halifax:

88.8% (478)
Virginia:

63.4% (2,058,715)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Halifax:

3.0% (16)
Virginia:

20.8% (676,780)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Halifax:

2.8% (15)
Virginia:

8.2% (265,324)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Halifax:

5.4% (29)
Virginia:

7.6% (246,768)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Halifax

Working at home in 2016 - Virginia

Less than 5 minutes:
Halifax:

5.0% (59)
Virginia:

2.5% (95,331)
5 to 9 minutes:
Halifax:

6.7% (79)
Virginia:

8.0% (305,932)
10 to 14 minutes:
Halifax:

26.6% (315)
Virginia:

12.2% (468,567)
15 to 19 minutes:
Halifax:

12.9% (152)
Virginia:

15.2% (584,808)
20 to 24 minutes:
Halifax:

16.5% (196)
Virginia:

14.6% (562,532)
25 to 29 minutes:
Halifax:

9.8% (115)
Virginia:

6.7% (256,268)
30 to 34 minutes:
Halifax:

9.2% (109)
Virginia:

14.8% (567,908)
35 to 39 minutes:
Halifax:

3.5% (41)
Virginia:

3.4% (130,706)
40 to 44 minutes:
Halifax:

0.5% (6)
Virginia:

4.1% (156,231)
45 to 59 minutes:
Halifax:

6.6% (78)
Virginia:

8.8% (338,161)
60 to 89 minutes:
Halifax:

0.5% (6)
Virginia:

6.9% (264,113)
90 or more minutes:
Halifax:

1.4% (16)
Virginia:

3.0% (114,770)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Halifax

Working at home in 2000 - Virginia

Less than 5 minutes:
Halifax:

7.3% (41)
Virginia:

2.4% (85,207)
5 to 9 minutes:
Halifax:

18.5% (104)
Virginia:

8.5% (296,082)
10 to 14 minutes:
Halifax:

21.7% (122)
Virginia:

12.9% (448,126)
15 to 19 minutes:
Halifax:

23.5% (132)
Virginia:

15.2% (530,128)
20 to 24 minutes:
Halifax:

13.7% (77)
Virginia:

14.7% (513,490)
25 to 29 minutes:
Halifax:

1.1% (6)
Virginia:

6.2% (217,273)
30 to 34 minutes:
Halifax:

2.0% (11)
Virginia:

13.7% (478,666)
35 to 39 minutes:
Halifax:

0.2% (1)
Virginia:

3.0% (103,937)
40 to 44 minutes:
Halifax:

0.7% (4)
Virginia:

3.7% (127,218)
45 to 59 minutes:
Halifax:

2.7% (15)
Virginia:

8.3% (289,734)
60 to 89 minutes:
Halifax:

3.0% (17)
Virginia:

5.4% (189,384)
90 or more minutes:
Halifax:

2.1% (12)
Virginia:

2.7% (92,508)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    7.7% (46)
    Virginia:

    2.7% (54,023)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    4.4% (26)
    Virginia:

    7.5% (151,256)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    23.9% (144)
    Virginia:

    11.0% (223,115)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    19.7% (119)
    Virginia:

    14.2% (287,934)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    18.9% (114)
    Virginia:

    14.4% (291,745)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    7.0% (42)
    Virginia:

    6.5% (131,457)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    5.8% (35)
    Virginia:

    15.1% (305,924)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    2.9% (18)
    Virginia:

    3.4% (68,074)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    6.4% (38)
    Virginia:

    9.4% (191,606)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    1.0% (6)
    Virginia:

    8.0% (162,561)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Halifax:

    1.4% (8)
    Virginia:

    3.7% (75,326)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    2.6% (15)
    Virginia:

    2.3% (41,308)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    9.0% (52)
    Virginia:

    8.5% (154,676)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    29.5% (171)
    Virginia:

    13.5% (245,452)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    5.7% (33)
    Virginia:

    16.3% (296,874)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    14.2% (82)
    Virginia:

    14.9% (270,787)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    12.6% (73)
    Virginia:

    6.9% (124,811)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    12.8% (75)
    Virginia:

    14.4% (261,984)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    4.2% (24)
    Virginia:

    3.4% (62,632)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    1.1% (6)
    Virginia:

    3.9% (70,093)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    6.8% (40)
    Virginia:

    8.1% (146,555)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Halifax:

    1.4% (8)
    Virginia:

    2.2% (39,444)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Halifax

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Virginia

Drove car alone:
Halifax:

83.4% (1,018)
Virginia:

78.5% (3,181,733)
Carpooled:
Halifax:

8.7% (106)
Virginia:

9.2% (374,854)
Bus or trolley bus:
Halifax:

0.1% (2)
Virginia:

1.6% (65,816)
Walked:
Halifax:

0.3% (3)
Virginia:

2.7% (107,710)
Other means:
Halifax:

4.6% (56)
Virginia:

1.3% (52,285)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Halifax

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Virginia

Drove car alone:
Halifax:

86.3% (485)
Virginia:

77.1% (2,685,914)
Carpooled:
Halifax:

7.1% (40)
Virginia:

12.7% (441,093)
Railroad:
Halifax:

0.7% (4)
Virginia:

0.2% (5,998)
Walked:
Halifax:

2.3% (13)
Virginia:

2.3% (80,487)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Halifax (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Virginia (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Halifax:

    76.8% (482)
    Virginia:

    78.1% (1,663,989)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Halifax:

    14.7% (92)
    Virginia:

    9.4% (201,408)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Halifax:

    0.3% (2)
    Virginia:

    1.5% (31,256)
    Walked - Males:
    Halifax:

    0.2% (1)
    Virginia:

    3.0% (64,799)
    Other means - Males:
    Halifax:

    3.7% (23)
    Virginia:

    1.4% (29,646)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Halifax (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - Virginia (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Halifax:

    90.4% (536)
    Virginia:

    78.9% (1,517,744)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Halifax:

    2.3% (13)
    Virginia:

    9.0% (173,446)
    Walked - Females:
    Halifax:

    0.4% (2)
    Virginia:

    2.2% (42,911)
    Other means - Females:
    Halifax:

    5.9% (35)
    Virginia:

    1.2% (22,639)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Halifax:

91.4% (443)
Virginia:

89.0% (3,192,485)
In 2 person carpool:
Halifax:

5.3% (26)
Virginia:

8.2% (294,349)
In 3 person carpool:
Halifax:

1.5% (7)
Virginia:

1.8% (63,009)
In 4 person carpool:
Halifax:

1.8% (9)
Virginia:

0.5% (17,318)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Halifax:

92.4% (485)
Virginia:

85.9% (2,685,914)
In 2 person carpool:
Halifax:

4.2% (22)
Virginia:

10.6% (329,961)
In 3 person carpool:
Halifax:

2.7% (14)
Virginia:

2.2% (69,338)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Halifax:

0.8% (4)
Virginia:

0.3% (10,110)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Halifax:

54.4% (311)
Virginia:

64.9% (2,214,133)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Halifax:

6.6% (38)
Virginia:

3.1% (105,080)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Halifax:

5.4% (31)
Virginia:

6.7% (228,777)
Local government workers:
Halifax:

17.3% (99)
Virginia:

7.9% (268,029)
State government workers:
Halifax:

5.8% (33)
Virginia:

4.4% (149,085)
Federal government workers:
Halifax:

1.9% (11)
Virginia:

7.4% (251,461)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Halifax:

8.4% (48)
Virginia:

5.5% (188,035)
Unpaid family workers:
Halifax:

0.2% (1)
Virginia:

0.2% (8,047)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Halifax:

50.5% (153)
Virginia:

67.9% (1,207,043)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Halifax:

10.2% (31)
Virginia:

4.3% (76,219)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Halifax:

2.0% (6)
Virginia:

4.3% (77,268)
Local government workers - Males:
Halifax:

15.5% (47)
Virginia:

5.3% (94,399)
State government workers - Males:
Halifax:

6.6% (20)
Virginia:

3.7% (65,486)
Federal government workers - Males:
Halifax:

2.6% (8)
Virginia:

8.1% (143,917)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Halifax:

12.5% (38)
Virginia:

6.2% (110,671)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Halifax:

58.7% (158)
Virginia:

61.6% (1,007,090)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Halifax:

2.6% (7)
Virginia:

1.8% (28,861)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Halifax:

9.3% (25)
Virginia:

9.3% (151,509)
Local government workers - Females:
Halifax:

19.3% (52)
Virginia:

10.6% (173,630)
State government workers - Females:
Halifax:

4.8% (13)
Virginia:

5.1% (83,599)
Federal government workers - Females:
Halifax:

1.1% (3)
Virginia:

6.6% (107,544)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Halifax:

3.7% (10)
Virginia:

4.7% (77,364)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Halifax:

0.4% (1)
Virginia:

0.3% (4,392)
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