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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Halifax is a town in Virginia with a population of 1,387. Halifax is in Halifax County. Living in Halifax offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Halifax and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$145,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$752
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Halifax Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    81
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    161
    500
  • Theft
    887
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    161
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$54,219
National
$55,322
Children
11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
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