The Town of Altavista had a population of 3,443 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Altavista: Alta Vista.
|Population in Households||3,344|
|Population in Familes||2,653|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||99|
|Median Household Income||$34,816|
|Average Household Income||$48,509|
|Per Capita Income||$21,538|
|Total Housing Units||1,687 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||936 (55.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||527 (31.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||224 (13.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$118,114|
|Average Home Value||$131,617|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.44%|
|Per Capita Income||3.36%|
The table below compares Altavista to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 222||63rd|
|Population Density||# 315||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 276||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 534||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 473||20th|
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