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Demographics

People

Total Population3,478
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens21.2%
Employed Population 16+1,519
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married33.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,006
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,355
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,828

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,000
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.2%
Median Gross Rent$658
Median House Value$125,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.3%
German11%
English8.5%
Irish8%
Italian2.6%
Polish1.8%
West Indian1.3%
Jamaican1.3%
Ethiopian1.2%
African1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Scottish0.7%
Luxemburger0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Romanian0.4%
Hungarian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Altavista Almanac

CategoryValue
County Campbell County
Standard Zip Codes24517
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude37.12
Approximate Longitude-79.28

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)

StationLYNCHBURG MUNICIPAL AP
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp25 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationBROOKNEAL
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp40 to 67 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches
StationCHATHAM
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bedford6,543$60,331
Brookneal1,144$38,462
Gretna1,229$36,250
Hurt1,498$45,563
Lynchburg78,755$51,637
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Altavista Public Schools

Altavista Elem
1003 Lynch Mill Rd
(434) 369-5665
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
Altavista High
904 Bedford Ave
(434) 369-4768
Other
Total Enrollment 741
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