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|People QuickFacts||Halifax County||Virginia|
|Population, 2014 estimate||35,200||8,326,289|
|Population, 2013 estimate||35,389||8,270,345|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||36,241||8,001,023|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014||-2.9%||4.1%|
|Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-2.4%||3.4%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||4.9%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.9%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||21.6%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||52.1%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||61.5%||70.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||36.5%||19.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.1%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.9%||8.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||60.0%||63.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||89.1%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||1.5%||11.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||2.2%||14.9%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||78.9%||87.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||15.2%||35.2%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||23.4||27.7|
|Housing units, 2014||18,080||3,446,471|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||72.3%||67.3%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||6.4%||21.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$106,600||$244,600|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.38||2.60|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$20,929||$33,493|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$34,659||$63,907|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||21.3%||11.3%|
|Business QuickFacts||Halifax County||Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2013||711||193,9071|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2013||10,121||3,131,7231|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-2013||-0.3%||1.4%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2013||1,696||536,067|
|Total number of firms, 2007||2,530||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||16.4%||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.8%||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||620,067||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||133,676||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||324,090||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$9,148||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||31,245||15,340,483|
|Building permits, 2014||64||28,682|
|Geography QuickFacts||Halifax County||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||817.84||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||44.3||202.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|