Halifax, PA Population

Population: 875. Estimated population in July 2020: 844 (-3.5% change)
Males: 419 (47.9%), Females: 456 (52.1%)

Dauphin County

Zip code: 17032

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $31,597
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Halifax:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (35.4%), United States (16.7%), Irish (7.0%), Dutch (5.0%), English (5.0%), Polish (1.8%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Halifax

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halifax borough

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

4.5% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Halifax:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Halifax:

Other public-use airports nearest to Halifax:

Amtrak station near Halifax:

  • 15 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halifax:

  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 12 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 23 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 23 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 26 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 40 miles; YORK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,541)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 49 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)

Schools

Public high school in Halifax:

  • HALIFAX AREA HS (Students: 355; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Halifax:

  • HALIFAX AREA EL SCH (Students: 376; Grades: 02 – 05)
  • HALIFAX AREA MS (Students: 295; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ENDERS-FISHERVILLE EL SCH (Students: 185; Grades: KG – 01)
Private primary/middle school in Halifax:

  • ARMSTRONG VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 10; Location: 1509 RUTTER ROAD; Grades: UG – UG)

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