Latest Data (2017)
Population 3,422
Nationwide Rank 5804

Quick Facts

Altavista, Virginia is the 5,804th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Altavista, Virginia is a town.

Altavista, Virginia is currently 8.7% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Altavista, Virginia's growth is below average. 63% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5794 Gallipolis, Ohio 3,432 -18.2%
5795 Haughton, Louisiana 3,432 16.2%
5796 Riverton, Illinois 3,431 10.6%
5797 Canton, South Dakota 3,430 9.2%
5798 Hominy, Oklahoma 3,430 -9.6%
5799 Blythewood, South Carolina 3,429 299.6%
5800 Eagle Grove, Iowa 3,428 -7.5%
5801 Carthage, New York 3,425 -7.6%
5802 Heflin, Alabama 3,425 4.6%
5803 Morton, Mississippi 3,423 -1.7%
5804 Altavista, Virginia 3,422 0.0%
5805 Cleves, Ohio 3,422 23.1%
5806 Piney Point Village, Texas 3,422 0.9%
5807 Middleville, Michigan 3,421 24.9%
5808 Perham, Minnesota 3,421 32.8%
5809 Maiden, North Carolina 3,419 4.7%
5810 Paw Paw, Michigan 3,419 1.4%
5811 West Orange, Texas 3,419 -16.7%
5812 Mount Pleasant, Utah 3,418 26.4%
5813 Poteet, Texas 3,415 2.8%
5814 Frontenac, Kansas 3,413 13.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4031 Galax 6,625 -3.2%
4036 Strasburg 6,617 61.7%
4067 Bedford 6,536 3.5%
4150 Buena Vista 6,327 -0.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,062 16.8%
4402 Marion 5,659 -10.7%
4454 Covington 5,531 -12.1%
4551 Richlands 5,325 -8.5%
4575 Emporia 5,282 -6.7%
4587 Big Stone Gap 5,263 -8.5%
4600 Dumfries 5,230 5.9%
4608 Woodstock 5,212 29.7%
4736 Orange 4,978 20.5%
4836 Luray 4,817 -1.0%
4853 Rocky Mount 4,764 5.1%
4883 Bluefield 4,714 -11.6%
5094 South Hill 4,377 -3.8%
5125 Berryville 4,338 44.5%
5197 Tazewell 4,240 -4.6%
5415 Norton 3,936 1.4%
5454 Broadway 3,880 73.4%
5680 Colonial Beach 3,579 11.2%
5697 Clifton Forge 3,565 -16.6%
5804 Altavista 3,422 0.0%
5832 Blackstone 3,396 -8.4%
5909 West Point 3,312 15.4%
6007 Lebanon 3,214 -2.3%
6225 Wise 2,998 -8.5%
6336 Chincoteague 2,888 -33.2%
6374 Elkton 2,844 7.9%
6427 Grottoes 2,795 28.6%
6534 Windsor 2,716 19.0%
6610 Pearisburg 2,661 -2.7%
6618 Hillsville 2,654 -6.4%
6623 Dublin 2,649 17.7%
6627 Timberville 2,645 31.2%
6899 Tappahannock 2,421 13.3%
7040 Shenandoah 2,323 -0.4%
7181 New Market 2,237 28.8%
7185 Chase City 2,234 -8.7%
7231 Amherst 2,199 -2.1%
7275 Crewe 2,171 -8.7%
7419 Mount Jackson 2,093 10.8%
7492 Lovettsville 2,054 131.3%
7603 Stephens City 1,999 48.4%
7607 Waverly 1,997 -13.2%
7674 Narrows 1,960 -7.5%
7713 Saltville 1,942 -11.8%
7780 Gate City 1,907 -12.8%
7787 Coeburn 1,901 -5.7%
8047 Appomattox 1,778 1.2%
8115 Pennington Gap 1,749 -4.0%
8170 Chilhowie 1,729 -5.3%
8200 Haymarket 1,715 87.8%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 3,422 5,804
2016 3,468 5,767
2015 3,474 5,738
2014 3,460 5,739
2013 3,490 5,711
2012 3,478 5,704
2011 3,475 5,704
2010 3,450 5,709
2009 3,336 5,714
2008 3,339 5,693
2007 3,347 5,673
2006 3,355 5,644
2005 3,348 5,631
2004 3,338 5,614
2003 3,354 5,583
2002 3,384 5,552
2001 3,402 5,520
2000 3,422 5,478
1990 3,747 4,876