Halifax

  1. Halifax Legal Resources
  2. Halifax Statistics
  3. Halifax Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Halifax Employment Information
  5. Halifax Family Information
  6. Halifax Education Information
  7. Halifax Business Information
  8. Halifax Public Benefits Information
  9. Halifax Criminal Information
  10. Halifax Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Halifax Zip Codes


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Halifax Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 7,500
  • Land Area (2000): 41.822 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 3.069 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): HALIFAX

Halifax Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
2001 7,536 2003 7,740 2005 Not Available
2002 7,593 2004 Not Available 2006 7,856

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Houses (2000): 2,841

Halifax Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 4,687 62.49%
 Rural, Farm 8 0.11%
 Rural, Non-farm 2,805 37.40%

Halifax Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 748
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $16,881,000 / $3,621,000

Halifax Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 3,558 3,273 285 8.02% 80
1991 3,543 3,156 387 10.92% 109
1992 3,505 3,130 375 10.70% 107
1993 3,625 3,309 316 8.71% 87
1994 3,767 3,514 252 6.70% 67
1995 3,670 3,469 201 5.47% 55
1996 3,722 3,496 226 6.06% 61
1997 3,825 3,629 195 5.11% 51
1998 3,862 3,732 130 3.37% 34
1999 3,999 3,865 134 3.35% 33
2000 4,181 4,069 111 2.66% 27
2001 4,213 4,070 144 3.41% 34
2002 4,248 4,048 200 4.71% 47
2003 4,214 3,977 237 5.62% 56
2004 4,203 3,982 221 5.25% 53
2005 4,221 4,000 221 5.24% 53
2006 4,263 4,033 230 5.39% 54
2007 4,268 4,055 212 4.98% 50
2008 4,281 4,044 236 5.52% 55
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 4,292 4,045 247 5.75% 58
Feb 2008 4,278 4,022 256 5.98% 60
Mar 2008 4,305 4,049 256 5.95% 59
Apr 2008 4,252 4,057 195 4.59% 46
May 2008 4,234 4,014 220 5.20% 52
Jun 2008 4,324 4,070 254 5.87% 59
Jul 2008 4,334 4,083 251 5.79% 58
Aug 2008 4,288 4,068 220 5.13% 51
Sep 2008 4,218 3,992 226 5.36% 54
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Halifax Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 226 10.67%
2. Finance and Insurance 140 6.61%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 140 6.61%
4. Educational Services 121 5.71%
5. Public Administration 107 5.05%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 100 4.72%
7. Health Care 97 4.58%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 85 4.01%
9. Truck Transportation 81 3.82%
10. Other Transportation 66 3.12%
11. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 53 2.50%
12. Machinery / Equipment / Supplies, Wholesale 53 2.50%
13. Department and Other General Stores 52 2.46%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 52 2.46%
15. Metal Manufactuing 50 2.36%
16. Accommodation and Food Services 41 1.94%
17. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 40 1.89%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 40 1.89%
19. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 39 1.84%
20. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 39 1.84%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 394 21.55%
2. Finance and Insurance 206 11.27%
3. Educational Services 182 9.96%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 132 7.22%
5. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 121 6.62%
6. Construction 76 4.16%
7. Public Administration 68 3.72%
8. Department and Other General Stores 63 3.45%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 51 2.79%
10. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 50 2.74%
11. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 45 2.46%
12. Social Assistance 33 1.81%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 28 1.53%
14. U.S. Postal Service 28 1.53%
15. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 27 1.48%
16. Other Health and Personal Care Store 23 1.26%
17. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 20 1.09%
18. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 19 1.04%
19. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 19 1.04%
20. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 19 1.04%

Halifax Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Sales and Related Occupations 125 5.90%
2. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 108 5.10%
3. Other Management Occupations 107 5.05%
4. Vehicle Mechanics 85 4.01%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 81 3.82%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 79 3.73%
7. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 77 3.64%
8. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 76 3.59%
9. Other Installation / Maintenance 76 3.59%
10. Carpenters 75 3.54%
11. Computer Specialists 69 3.26%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 66 3.12%
13. Other Production Occupations 64 3.02%
14. Other Construction Trades 56 2.64%
15. Law Enforcement Workers 55 2.60%
16. Operations Managers Non Finance 52 2.46%
17. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 47 2.22%
18. Top Executives 46 2.17%
19. Engineers 43 2.03%
20. Business Operations Specialists 41 1.94%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 138 7.55%
2. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 110 6.02%
3. Secretaries and Admins 109 5.96%
4. Waiters and Waitresses 92 5.03%
5. Registered Nurses 85 4.65%
6. Health Technologists and Technicians 81 4.43%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 80 4.38%
8. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 70 3.83%
9. Cashiers 66 3.61%
10. Computer Specialists 63 3.45%
11. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 61 3.34%
12. Business Operations Specialists 52 2.84%
13. Customer Service Representatives 51 2.79%
14. Advertising / Marketing / PR / Sales 50 2.74%
15. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 50 2.74%
16. Therapists 43 2.35%
17. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 39 2.13%
18. Other Production Occupations 38 2.08%
19. Other Financial Specialists 37 2.02%
20. Accountants and Auditors 36 1.97%

Halifax Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 3,350 58.01%
15-35 hours 754 13.06%
1-14 hours 207 3.58%
No regular hours 1,464 25.35%

Halifax Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 157 4.16%
5 AM-5:29 AM 217 5.74%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 236 6.25%
6 AM-6:29 AM 430 11.38%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 397 10.51%
7 AM-7:29 AM 525 13.90%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 382 10.11%
8 AM-8:29 AM 439 11.62%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 211 5.58%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 65 1.72%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 130 3.44%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 9 0.24%
Noon-3:59 PM 246 6.51%
4 PM-11:59 PM 334 8.84%

Halifax Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 52 1.38%
5-9 191 5.06%
10-14 192 5.08%
15-19 405 10.72%
20-24 456 12.07%
25-29 280 7.41%
30-34 739 19.56%
35-39 141 3.73%
40-44 169 4.47%
45-59 450 11.91%
60-89 476 12.60%
At least 90 227 6.01%

Halifax Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 1,576 41.72%
30-44 0 0.00% 1,049 27.77%
45-59 17 0.45% 433 11.46%
At least 60 186 4.92% 517 13.68%

Halifax Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 19 0.49%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 364 9.45%
 Car / truck / van, solo 3,160 82.04%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 18 0.47%
 Public transportation 203 5.27%
 Walked 14 0.36%
 Worked at home 74 1.92%

Halifax Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Family Information

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Households (2000): 2,746 (7,500 people)
Families (2000): 2,056 (6,466 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 946
People at same address in 1995: 4,637

Halifax Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 97 3.53%
$10,000-$14,999 115 4.19%
$15,000-$19,999 165 6.01%
$20,000-$24,999 98 3.57%
$25,000-$29,999 70 2.55%
$30,000-$34,999 153 5.57%
$35,000-$39,999 117 4.26%
$40,000-$44,999 134 4.88%
$45,000-$49,999 152 5.54%
$50,000-$59,999 305 11.11%
$60,000-$74,999 445 16.21%
$75,000-$99,999 459 16.72%
$100,000-$124,999 246 8.96%
$125,000-$149,999 73 2.66%
$150,000-$199,999 96 3.50%
$200,000 or more 21 0.76%

Halifax Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 588 21.32%
 Family, 2 people 748 27.12%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 100 3.63%
 Family, 3 people 512 18.56%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 11 0.40%
 Family, 4 people 480 17.40%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 4 0.15%
 Family, 5 people 232 8.41%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 52 1.89%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 7 or more people 31 1.12%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Halifax Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 2,244 29.43%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 961 12.60%
Public Assistance 20 0.26%
Retirement 548 7.19%
Self Employment 263 3.45%
Social Security 848 11.12%
Supplemental Security 89 1.17%
Wage / Salary 2,227 29.21%
Other 424 5.56%

Halifax Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 884 52.53%
 With children under 18 799 47.47%

Halifax Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 176 6.20%
 Married 1,732 60.99%
 Never Married 834 29.37%
 Widowed 98 3.45%

Halifax Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 376 12.40%
 Married 1,773 58.46%
 Never Married 558 18.40%
 Widowed 326 10.75%

Halifax Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Education Information

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Halifax Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 75 1.34%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 479 8.59%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,124 38.08%
 Some college, no degree 1,316 23.60%
 Associate degree 463 8.30%
 Bachelors degree 801 14.36%
 Graduate or professional degree 319 5.72%

Halifax Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 25 0.33% 115 1.53% 140 1.87%
Kindergarten 108 1.44% 6 0.08% 114 1.52%
Grades 1-4 389 5.19% 11 0.15% 400 5.33%
Grades 5-8 505 6.73% 24 0.32% 529 7.05%
Grades 9-12 322 4.29% 76 1.01% 398 5.31%
Undergrad college 224 2.99% 88 1.17% 312 4.16%
Graduate or professional school 18 0.24% 19 0.25% 37 0.49%
Total 1,591 21.21% 339 4.52% 1,930 25.73%

Halifax Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 94
Halifax Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Public Benefits Information

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Halifax Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 7,209 96.67%
 Below Poverty Level 248 3.33%

Halifax Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Criminal Information

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Halifax Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
2001 3.052 0.133 0.000 0.133 3.317 0.133 4.246 6.502 1.062 11.943
2002 1.712 0.000 0.000 0.000 1.712 0.263 2.766 4.214 1.580 8.824
2003 0.517 0.129 0.129 0.000 0.775 0.258 1.292 4.005 1.034 6.331
2004 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2005 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2006 1.018 0.000 0.000 0.127 1.146 0.000 1.782 3.819 0.509 6.110
2007 0.894 0.255 0.000 0.128 1.276 0.000 1.915 6.510 0.894 9.318

Halifax Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 4 10
2005 4 11
2006 4 11
2007 5 11

Halifax Crime Index

Year  Index
2001 115
2002 80

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Halifax Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Halifax Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,062 14.16%
10-19 Years 1,018 13.57%
20-29 Years 678 9.04%
30-39 Years 1,333 17.77%
40-49 Years 1,213 16.17%
50-59 Years 932 12.43%
60-69 Years 583 7.77%
70-79 Years 436 5.81%
80-89 Years 225 3.00%
90+ Years 20 0.27%

Halifax Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 3,625 48.33%
 Female 3,875 51.67%

Halifax Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 7,336 97.81%
 Multiracial 58 0.77%
 Hispanic/Latino 41 0.55%
 Other Race 22 0.29%
 African-American 22 0.29%
 Asian 19 0.25%
 Amerindian 2 0.03%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Halifax Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 2,683 29.06%
2. Italian 1,503 16.28%
3. English 1,265 13.70%
4. French Non-Basque 732 7.93%
5. German 597 6.47%
6. Polish 393 4.26%
7. Scottish 374 4.05%
8. United States Or American 224 2.43%
9. Swedish 217 2.35%
10. French Canadian 182 1.97%

Halifax Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 6,717 96.09%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 133 1.90%
3. Polish 34 0.49%
4. French 30 0.43%
5. German 29 0.41%
6. Scandinavian 29 0.41%
7. Italian 10 0.14%
8. Other Indo European 8 0.11%

Halifax Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 7,346 97.95%
 Naturalized immigrant 116 1.55%
 Not a citizen 38 0.51%

Halifax Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Halifax Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Halifax Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02338