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|People QuickFacts||Halifax County||North Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||53,453||9,848,060|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||54,691||9,535,471|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-2.3%||3.3%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.5%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||21.9%||23.2%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||17.8%||14.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||52.3%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||40.9%||71.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||53.1%||22.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||3.9%||1.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.7%||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.2%||2.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||2.7%||8.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||39.2%||64.4%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||86.8%||84.4%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.8%||7.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||2.8%||10.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||76.0%||84.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||11.7%||26.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||21.8||23.5|
|Housing units, 2013||25,544||4,394,261|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||62.7%||67.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||9.3%||17.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$87,500||$153,600|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.46||2.51|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$18,176||$25,285|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$31,614||$46,450|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||25.3%||16.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||Halifax County||North Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||997||217,4041|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||12,404||3,352,1511|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.7%||2.1%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||2,562||669,501|
|Total number of firms, 2007||3,036||798,791|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.2%||10.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||1.0%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||2.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||2.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||29.4%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||205,867,299|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||77,112||88,795,885|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||610,319||114,578,173|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$11,061||$12,641|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||71,947||16,126,939|
|Building permits, 2012||46||48,692|
|Geography QuickFacts||Halifax County||North Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||724.09||48,617.91|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||75.5||196.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Roanoke Rapids, NC Micro Area|