Altavista, Virginia 

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Population

3,474

6% Decline

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$33,064

Avg. Home Price

$85,975

Best Places to Live in Altavista, Virginia

Small city - West-central Virginia along James River, 50 miles east of Roanoke
Pros
-Historic interest
-Cost of living
-Low crime rates
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Air service
-Arts & culture

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What Bert Has To Say About Lynchburg Metro Area

Lynchburg is a small Virginia city with an Old South feel and views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains. Downtown is a mix of old and new, and the city is known for the historic districts of refined homes on the surrounding hilltops. Five of these districts are included in the National Register of Historic Districts. Additionally, five small colleges give a minor college-town feel. The area has a few good museums and modest entertainment assets. Mountains to the west and Smith Mountain Lake to the south offer above average outdoor recreation.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Virginia
County: Campbell County
Metro Area: Lynchburg Metro Area
City: Altavista
Zip Codes: 24517
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 648 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Altavista is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Altavista jobs have decreased by 0.31%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Altavista's cost of living is 21.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Altavista's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Altavista's population is 3,474 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -5.75%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Altavista is $85,975. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.60%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Altavista public schools spend $9,360 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Altavista. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Altavista

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ZIP CODES IN ALTAVISTA, VIRGINIA
24517