Halifax, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Halifax, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Halifax had a population of 855 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Halifax is located at latitude 40.4629 and longitude -76.9325 in Dauphin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Halifax (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dauphin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 407 feet.

The Borough of Halifax (GNIS ID: 1215161) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Halifax population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Halifax, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 855
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 420
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 497
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 855
Population in Familes 674
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,548
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $41,667
Average Household Income $52,835
Per Capita Income $21,044


Total Housing Units 393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 194 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $111,441
Average Home Value $128,462


Total Households 355
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.26%
Households 0.2% 0.28%
Families 0.67% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Halifax, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Halifax to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1052 40th
Population Density # 528 70th
Diversity Index # 718 59th
Median Household Income # 1361 23rd
Per Capita Income # 1532 13th

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