The Town of Altavista had a population of 3,452 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Altavista is located at latitude 37.1234 and longitude -79.2834 in Campbell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Altavista (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 554 feet.
The Town of Altavista (GNIS ID: 2390701) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Altavista population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Altavista: Alta Vista.
|Population in Households||3,346|
|Population in Familes||2,636|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||106|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,681 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||899 (53.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||565 (33.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||217 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$105,198|
|Average Home Value||$120,611|
|Median Household Income||$32,622|
|Average Household Income||$44,428|
|Per Capita Income||$19,828|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.42%|
|Per Capita Income||0.17%|
The table below compares Altavista to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 221||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 315||47th|
|Diversity Index2||# 267||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 528||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 489||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.