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People

Total Population 3,456
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 1,452
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 37.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,223
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,777
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,795

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,961
% Above Poverty Level 79.5%
% Below Poverty Level 20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.3%
Median Gross Rent $693
Median House Value $110,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.9%
Irish 4.5%

Altavista Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles S of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Campbell
Metro Area Lynchburg
Standard Zip Codes 24517
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.111
Longitude -79.285

Altavista Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LYNCHBURG MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Station BROOKNEAL
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 40 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Station CHATHAM
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 70 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedford 6,508 $44,813
Brookneal 1,157 $37,500
Gretna 1,315 $45,000
Hurt 1,388 $57,375
Lynchburg 77,626 $51,040
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Altavista High Schools

ALTAVISTA HIGH
904 BEDFORD AVENUE
804-369-4768
Serves 791 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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