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Demographics Analysis

The people of Altavista Town, Virginia give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Male:

Under 5 years : 36

5 to 9 years : 29

10 to 14 years : 167

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 11

20 years : 80

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 45

30 to 34 years : 61

35 to 39 years : 98

40 to 44 years : 115

45 to 49 years : 136

50 to 54 years : 152

55 to 59 years : 58

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 66

65 and 66 years : 16

67 to 69 years : 33

70 to 74 years : 54

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 23

85 years and over : 21

Female:

Under 5 years : 138

5 to 9 years : 91

10 to 14 years : 145

15 to 17 years : 114

18 and 19 years : 97

20 years : 0

21 years : 27

22 to 24 years : 99

25 to 29 years : 98

30 to 34 years : 148

35 to 39 years : 96

40 to 44 years : 137

45 to 49 years : 64

50 to 54 years : 147

55 to 59 years : 105

60 and 61 years : 82

62 to 64 years : 48

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 50

70 to 74 years : 89

75 to 79 years : 110

80 to 84 years : 62

85 years and over : 45


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,547

Multiple ancestry : 353

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 36

Ancestry not reported : 407


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,207

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 18

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 40

Not a U.S. citizen : 78


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Total:

Under 5 years : 174

5 to 17 years : 574

18 to 24 years : 361

25 to 34 years : 352

35 to 44 years : 446

45 to 54 years : 499

55 to 59 years : 163

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 114

65 to 74 years : 263

75 years and over : 295

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 174

5 to 17 years : 514

18 to 24 years : 219

25 to 34 years : 305

35 to 44 years : 298

45 to 54 years : 360

55 to 59 years : 116

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 181

75 years and over : 275

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 60

18 to 24 years : 124

25 to 34 years : 47

35 to 44 years : 52

45 to 54 years : 127

55 to 59 years : 37

60 and 61 years : 39

62 to 64 years : 50

65 to 74 years : 82

75 years and over : 20

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 96

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 916

Female : 1,653

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 359

Female : 279

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 18

Foreign born:

Male : 55

Female : 63


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence : 1,513

Born in other state in the United States : 431

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 660

Now married, except separated : 694

Divorced : 316

Separated : 119

Widowed : 224

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 130

Now married, except separated : 388

Divorced : 2

Separated : 22

Widowed : 46

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 118

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Speak only English : 3,022

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 78


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Altavista Town, Virginia

  • Other Groups: 818   (30.9%)
  • United States Or American: 603   (22.7%)
  • English: 442   (16.7%)
  • German: 267   (10.1%)
  • Irish: 153   (5.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 119   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 36   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 33   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 33   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 32   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 25   (0.9%)
  • British: 17   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 11   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 8   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.3%)
  • European: 7   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 4   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Altavista Town, Virginia is 3,343



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Altavista Town, Virginia: 1,330
Female Population in Altavista Town, Virginia: 2,013


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Altavista Town, Virginia: 44.0
Median Female Resident Age in Altavista Town, Virginia: 35.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Virginia is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Altavista Town, Virginia


White


Both sexes

49.0

Male

45.6

Female

51.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.5

Male

29.9

Female

40.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

60.5

Male

62.5

Female

51.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.0

Male

35.5

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

22.9

Male

23.5

Female

18.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.7

Male

9.0

Female

13.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.3

Male

24.5

Female

17.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.0

Male

45.8

Female

51.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Altavista Town, Virginia


  • White: 1,944
  • African American: 1,184
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 61
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 154



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Altavista Town, Virginia citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Altavista Town, Virginia

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.5%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 16   (1.61%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 13   (1.31%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 115   (11.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 64   (6.46%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (3.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 41   (4.14%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 55   (5.55%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 266   (26.84%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (3.43%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 98   (9.89%)
  • Associate Degree: 21   (2.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 152   (15.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 44   (4.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 36   (3.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (1.12%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 21   (1.46%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (1.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 132   (9.21%)
  • 9th Grade: 77   (5.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 85   (5.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 41   (2.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 40   (2.79%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 382   (26.64%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 54   (3.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 264   (18.41%)
  • Associate Degree: 55   (3.84%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 196   (13.67%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (2.23%)
  • Professional School Degree: 14   (0.98%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.42%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Altavista Town, Virginia

  • Altavista High


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 904 Bedford Avenue, Altavista, VA 24517, Phone: (804) 369-4768, Students: 823 )

  • Altavista Elem.


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1003 Lynch Mill Rd, Altavista, VA 24517, Phone: (804) 369-5665, Students: 652 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Altavista Town, Virginia

  • Staunton River Memorial Library


    500 Washington St., Altavista, VA 24517

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Altavista Town, Virginia


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Altavista Town, Virginia affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Altavista Town, Virginia.

Area Features of Altavista Town, Virginia


Airport


(1) English Heliport  

Bridge


(1) Mansion Truss Bridge  

Building


(1) Altavista Emergency Medical Services   (2) Altavista Fire Company   (3) Altavista Town Hall   (4) Hurt City Hall   (5) Hurt Police Department   (6) Staunton River Memorial Library  

Cemetery


(1) Altavista Memorial Park   (2) Green Hill Cemetery   (3) Mount Hermon Cemetery  

Church


(1) Altavista Presbyterian Church   (2) Calvary Church   (3) Church Of God Of Prophecy   (4) Clement Memorial Wesleyan Church   (5) Elim Assembly Of God Church   (6) First Baptist Church   (7) First Pentecostal Holiness Church   (8) Hundley Church   (9) Hurt Church   (10) Lane Memorial United Methodist Church   (11) Lynch Station Baptist Church   (12) Mount Hermon Church   (13) Penuel Church   (14) Saint Andrews Church   (15) Saint Pauls Church   (16) Saint Peters Episcopal Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Altavista  

Locale


(1) Altavista Filter Plant   (2) Campbell County Industrial Park   (3) Hurt Industrial Park   (4) Mansion   (5) Otter River   (6) Staunton Plaza Shopping Center   (7) Town And Country Shopping Center   (8) Town Of Altavista Industrial Park  

Park


(1) War Memorial Park  

Populated Place


(1) Altavista   (2) Beverly Heights   (3) Forest Hill   (4) Holly Hills South   (5) Lakewood   (6) Lynch Station   (7) Moseley Heights   (8) Perrows   (9) Pine Ridge   (10) Seminole Ridge   (11) Valley View Heights  

Post Office


(1) Altavista Post Office   (2) Hurt Post Office  

School


(1) Altavista Combined School   (2) Altavista Elementary School   (3) Faith Christian Academy   (4) Moseley Heights Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Big Otter River   (2) Cheese Creek   (3) Flintstone Creek   (4) Hills Creek   (5) Lynch Creek   (6) Reed Creek   (7) Sycamore Creek   (8) Tardy Branch   (9) Troublesome Creek  

Summit


(1) Scott Mountain  

Tower


(1) Wkde-am Altavista   (2) Wkde-fm Altavista  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Altavista Town, Virginia

24517 (pop. 5,431)


Cities Nearby Altavista Town, Virginia

Hurt Town, VA  (pop. 1,549) 1.6 Miles
Alta Vista District, VA  (pop. 7,155) 2.1 Miles
Staunton River District, VA  (pop. 9,232) 5.3 Miles
Seneca District, VA  (pop. 6,965) 10.2 Miles
Gretna Town, VA  (pop. 1,233) 12.1 Miles
Sunburst District, VA  (pop. 8,544) 13.9 Miles
Timberlake Cdp, VA  (pop. 12,512) 15.0 Miles
Rustburg Cdp, VA  (pop. 686) 15.0 Miles
Timberlake District, VA  (pop. 8,662) 15.2 Miles
Lakes District, VA  (pop. 12,285) 15.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Altavista Town, Virginia

434



Elevation in Altavista Town, Virginia is 646.0 ft. (197.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Altavista Town, Virginia

Lat: 37.117622 N        Long: -79.289632 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Altavista Town, Virginia need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Virginia

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 6.06 4.27 5.31 0.00 6.03
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.34 6.05 4.23 5.35 0.00 6.09
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.63 6.23 4.28 5.57 0.00 6.28
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
  Total Electric Industry 7.57 6.14 4.19 5.56 0.00 6.23
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.84 4.16 5.63 0.00 6.20
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 6.07 4.16 5.21 0.00 6.26
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 5.91 3.99 5.26 0.00 6.09
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 5.97 4.00 5.14 0.00 6.14
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.61 3.82 4.98 0.00 5.88
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
  Total Electric Industry 7.48 5.55 3.84 5.00 0.00 5.86
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 5.65 3.90 5.05 0.00 5.94
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.88 1.72 0.45 1.12 0.00 2.22
  Energy-Only Providers 4.59 4.42 4.52 4.52 0.00 4.53
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.85 4.16 5.16 0.00 6.18
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.22 2.42 1.09 1.22 0.00 2.86
  Energy-Only Providers 4.50 4.33 4.46 4.46 0.00 4.45
  Full-Service Providers 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.79 5.87 4.13 5.14 0.00 6.23
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.35 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 5.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 5.50
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 5.74 4.23 0.00 5.46 6.27
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 4.32 8.63 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.35
  Energy-Only Providers 6.44 6.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 6.44
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 5.88 4.27 0.00 6.25 6.43
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.48 4.08 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.49
  Energy-Only Providers 7.55 7.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 7.55
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.05 4.46 0.00 6.81 6.64
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 2.52 0.64 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.37
  Energy-Only Providers 9.60 9.81 0.00 0.00 0.00 9.73
  Full-Service Providers 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86
  Total Electric Industry 8.49 6.21 4.69 0.00 6.81 6.86

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Altavista Town, Virginia

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 29   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 50   (3.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 59   (4.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 208   (14.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 176   (12.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 269   (19.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 111   (7.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 56   (4.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 53   (3.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 42   (3.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 140   (9.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 200   (14.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,349

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 82

In 3-person carpool : 18

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 21

Other means : 11

Worked at home : 22


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Less than 5 minutes : 221

5 to 9 minutes : 255

10 to 14 minutes : 217

15 to 19 minutes : 68

20 to 24 minutes : 109

25 to 29 minutes : 72

30 to 34 minutes : 312

35 to 39 minutes : 86

40 to 44 minutes : 84

45 to 59 minutes : 48

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

With Social Security income : 504

No Social Security income : 999


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

With retirement income : 327

No retirement income : 1,176


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 60

$15,000 to $19,999 : 56

$20,000 to $24,999 : 80

$25,000 to $29,999 : 63

$30,000 to $34,999 : 73

$35,000 to $39,999 : 61

$40,000 to $44,999 : 46

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 105

$60,000 to $74,999 : 58

$75,000 to $99,999 : 133

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,556


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Altavista Town, Virginia

  • WKDE (1000 AM; 1.0 kW; Altavista, VA; Owner: D.j. Broadcasting, Inc.,)
  • WBRG (1050 AM; 4.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Tri-county Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKBY (1080 AM; 1.0 kW; Dry Fork, VA; Owner: William L. Bonner)
  • WODI (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Brookneal, VA; Owner: D & M Communication, Inc.)
  • WOWZ (1280 AM; 1.0 kW; Appomattox, VA; Owner: Perception Media, Inc.)
  • WVGM (1320 AM; 1.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WBLT (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Bedford, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WKPA (1390 AM; 4.7 kW; Madison Heights, VA; Owner: Seven Hills Media, Inc.)
  • WLVA (580 AM; 0.25 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WLVA (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Truth Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WMNA (730 AM; 1.0 kW; Gretna, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 9.0 kW; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Hubbard's Advertising Agency, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Altavista Town, Virginia

  • WVBE-FM (100.1 FM; Madison Heights, VA; Owner: Mel Wheeler, Inc.)
  • WSNZ (101.7 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WJJX (102.7 FM; Madison Heights, VA; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; Dry Fork, VA; Owner: Piedmont Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WKDE-FM (105.5 FM; Altavista, VA; Owner: D.j. Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WLNI (105.9 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Centennial Licensing, Llc)
  • WMNA-FM (106.3 FM; Gretna, VA; Owner: 3 Daughters Media, Inc.)
  • WTTX-FM (107.1 FM; Appomattox, VA; Owner: Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
  • WNRS-FM (89.5 FM; Appomattox, VA; Owner: Sweet Briar College)
  • WWMC (90.9 FM; Lynchburg, VA; Owner: Liberty University, Inc.)
  • WOKD-FM (91.1 FM; Dry Fork, VA; Owner: Positive Altenative Radio Inc)
  • WWEM (91.7 FM; Rustburg, VA; Owner: Educational Media Corporation)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Rustburg, VA; Owner: Solid Rock Christian Schools)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Altavista Town, Virginia

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 161  (24.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 57  (8.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 84  (12.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 125  (18.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 193  (24.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 175  (22.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 223  (28.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 10  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 46 Farms In Altavista Town, Virginia


(updated 2008)



Banks In Altavista Town, Virginia

First National Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $714.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 191

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Bank Of The James - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $447.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 11

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Altavista Town, Virginia

  • Lynchburg Regional/Preston Glenn Field


    (about 15.3 miles in Lynchburg, Virginia; Airport Code: LYH)

  • William M Tuck


    (about 37.3 miles in Scottsburg, Virginia; Airport Code: SBV)

  • Danville Regional


    (about 37.7 miles in Ringgold, Virginia; Airport Code: DAN)

  • Roanoke Regional/Woodrum Field


    (about 40.4 miles in Roanoke, Virginia; Airport Code: ROA)

  • Blue Ridge


    (about 52.4 miles in Spencer, Virginia; Airport Code: QCX)

  • Person County


    (about 60.0 miles in Timberlake, North Carolina; Airport Code: TDF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Altavista Town, Virginia

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

86.56%

Carpooled

6.93%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.50%

Other Means

1.82%

Worked At Home

1.19%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Altavista Town, Virginia, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 523

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 28

Female householder, no husband present : 317

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 591

Householder not living alone : 44


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 1,493


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 381

Renter-occupied housing units : 142

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 118

Renter-occupied housing units : 199

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 328

Renter-occupied housing units : 307


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 167

$10,000 to $14,999 : 165

$15,000 to $19,999 : 114

$20,000 to $24,999 : 117

$25,000 to $29,999 : 113

$30,000 to $34,999 : 126

$35,000 to $39,999 : 103

$40,000 to $44,999 : 78

$45,000 to $49,999 : 72

$50,000 to $59,999 : 123

$60,000 to $74,999 : 82

$75,000 to $99,999 : 133

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 22

$150,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 or more : 14


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Total : 1,615


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Occupied : 1,503

Vacant : 112


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later : 38

Built 2000 to 2004 : 7

Built 1990 to 1999 : 124

Built 1980 to 1989 : 234

Built 1970 to 1979 : 350

Built 1960 to 1969 : 281

Built 1950 to 1959 : 217

Built 1940 to 1949 : 187

Built 1939 or earlier : 177


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Utility gas : 279

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 161

Electricity : 626

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 363

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 19

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 55

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Less than $10,000 : 13

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $49,999 : 32

$50,000 to $59,999 : 86

$60,000 to $69,999 : 55

$70,000 to $79,999 : 35

$80,000 to $89,999 : 72

$90,000 to $99,999 : 80

$100,000 to $124,999 : 71

$125,000 to $149,999 : 91

$150,000 to $174,999 : 75

$175,000 to $199,999 : 55

$200,000 to $249,999 : 68

$250,000 to $299,999 : 28

$300,000 to $399,999 : 40

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 68

Home equity loan only : 124

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 331

Housing units without a mortgage : 322


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Altavista Town, Virginia)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $308,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $143,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $128,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $147,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $83,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $98,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $60,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Altavista Town, Virginia: 62.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Virginia: 67.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Altavista Town, Virginia

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Altavista Town, Virginia

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Altavista Town, VA): $31,818
Median Household Income In 2000 (Virginia): $46,677


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Altavista Town): $74,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Virginia): $118,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Altavista Town): $420
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Virginia): $650


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Altavista Town, Virginia

Utility Gas: 15.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.3%
Electricity: 37.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 33.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Altavista Town, Virginia are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Altavista Town, Virginia

Home Health Solutions


     Address: 1032 Claymont Drive, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/3/1997

First Dominion Hm Hlth Care


     Address: 2808 Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/1/1988

Seven Hills Home Health


     Address: 2250 Murrell Rd Bldg B Unit 2, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/27/2003

Gentiva Health Services-lynchburg


     Address: 2050 Langhorne Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/31/2005

Centra Health Home Health Serv


     Address: 3300 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 9/29/1983

Hospitals Close To Altavista Town, Virginia

Centra Health


     Address: 1920 Atherholt Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Central Virginia Training Center


     Address: Po Box 1098, Lynchburg, Virginia 24505
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Bedford Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1613 Oakwood Street Box 688, Bedford, Virginia 24523
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Carilion Medical Center


     Address: 1906 Belleview Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia 24033
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Halifax Regional Hospital


     Address: 2204 Wilborn Avenue, Halifax, Virginia 24558
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Altavista Town, Virginia

Autumn Care Of Altavista


     Address: 1317 Lola Ave, Altavista, Virginia 24517
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Central Virginia Training Cent


     Address: Po Box 1098, Lynchburg, Virginia 24505
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Va Bap Hosp Div Cen


     Address: 3300 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 143
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Westminster-canterbury -lynchb


     Address: 501 Ves Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Avante At Lynchburg


     Address: 2081 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Altavista Town, Virginia

Name: North Anna
Address: PO Box 402; Mineral, VA 23117-0402
Distance: 97 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Altavista Town, Virginia

    Retired Workers: 925
    Disabled Workers: 245
    Widowers Workers: 155
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 135


(updated 2007)



Campbell County, Virginia Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 29.84%
  • Bush & Cheney 69.10%
  • Other 1.06%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Altavista Town, Virginia citizens.

Relocation to Campbell County, VA

7.47 % of Campbell County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,435

Virginia Average 11.06 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $17,063

Virginia Average 0.41 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Campbell County, VA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lynchburg , VA 2.01 % ($30,035 AGI )
  • Bedford County , VA 0.75 % ($36,858 AGI )
  • Pittsylvania County , VA 0.59 % ($28,120 AGI )

Relocation away from Campbell County, VA

7.06 % of Campbell County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,428

Virginia Average 10.78 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Campbell County, VA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lynchburg , VA 2.04 % ($30,515 AGI )
  • Bedford County , VA 0.95 % ($41,317 AGI )
  • Pittsylvania County , VA 0.52 % ($29,686 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Virginia

Low Bracket: $3,000 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $17,000 (5.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Virginia

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Altavista Town, Virginia is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Altavista Town, Virginia

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/09/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K $40K
05/09/2003, 02:35 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/02/2002, 04:45 pm 0 0 $25K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Altavista Town, Virginia directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Altavista Town, Virginia

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 29 28 29 0 0 29 89 0 30 0 29 0 0
Robbery 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 4 2 4 0 0 2
    per 100,000 58 28 0 30 88 88 30 119 59 120 0 0 57
Assault 6 5 5 4 4 6 7 12 9 7 8 5 6
    per 100,000 173 142 146 119 117 175 207 356 268 210 229 143 172
Burglary 12 12 9 18 15 8 12 18 22 13 11 11 4
    per 100,000 345 340 263 534 439 234 355 534 654 389 315 314 115
Larceny Theft 70 56 55 114 108 83 109 83 75 138 102 65 52
    per 100,000 2,013 1,587 1,606 3,381 3,163 2,428 3,226 2,462 2,231 4,132 2,922 1,857 1,492
Vehicle Theft 4 7 8 13 10 10 8 13 6 3 3 3 0
    per 100,000 115 198 234 386 293 292 237 386 178 90 86 86 0
Arson 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 29 0 0 88 0 30 30 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 2 2 1 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 1 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
22 19 18 36 33 26 32 29 26 39 29 20 14
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
12 10 10 19 18 14 18 16 15 21 16 11 8


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Virginia

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
13,211 12,152 15,000 4,618 17,110 16,891 18,728 19,137 20,081 20,902


(updated 2014)



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