1 review
  1. Town in Virginia
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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
$112,300
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$686
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    29
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    29
    41
  • Robbery
    29
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    433
    525
  • Theft
    3,148
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    116
    263

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$31,776
National
$53,889
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

    Altavista Reviews

    1 review
    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
    • 1 month ago
    • Overall Experience