The Town of Altavista had a population of 3,508 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Altavista: Alta Vista.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,797|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,150|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||4,947|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.41|
|Population in Households||3,402|
|Population in Familes||2,675|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||106|
|Median Household Income||$32,286|
|Average Household Income||$45,527|
|Per Capita Income||$20,282|
|Total Housing Units||1,700 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||896 (52.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||592 (34.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||212 (12.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$114,648|
|Average Home Value||$128,289|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.16%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
The table below compares Altavista to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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.
|Total Population||# 220||63rd|
|Population Density||# 310||48th|
|Diversity Index||# 270||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 549||8th|
|Per Capita Income||# 498||16th|
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