Altavista

1 review
  1. Town in Virginia
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Real Estate
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$110,900
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$693
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    171
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    0
    37
  • Robbery
    29
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    200
    575
  • Theft
    1,458
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    171
    257

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$33,064
National
$53,046
Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    14%

    Reviews

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    Altavista is a small rural town with a immersive history. Visit the Avoca Museum, take a walk down Main Street, or attend the First Saturday Trade Lot for fun and history of the town.
    • Current Resident
    • 7 days ago