Vidalia, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 10,485 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 4,519  (43.1%)
Females: 5,966  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30474.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,920 (it was $28,365 in 2000)
Vidalia:

$37,920
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,959 (it was $16,369 in 2000)

Vidalia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $128,191 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Vidalia:

$128,191
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,096; detached houses: $159,525; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $326,472; mobile homes: $35,569

Median gross rent in 2017: $596.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vidalia: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.0%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 55.1% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Vidalia, GA (2017)
    • 5,24248.4%White alone
    • 3,76934.8%Black alone
    • 1,41713.1%Hispanic
    • 2542.3%Asian alone
    • 1401.3%Two or more races
    • 130.1%Other race alone
    • 20.02%American Indian alone

Races in Vidalia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 59 registered sex offenders living in Vidalia, Georgia as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vidalia is 185 to 1.


Crime rates in Vidalia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
2
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.7)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.8)
4
(37.6)
2
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.3)
2
(19.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(17.9)
5
(43.9)
12
(106.6)
7
(61.9)
1
(8.7)
5
(45.6)
2
(18.8)
3
(28.1)
1
(9.4)
3
(28.0)
3
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.9)
1
(9.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(259.7)
28
(245.8)
44
(391.0)
52
(459.7)
52
(454.2)
35
(319.0)
13
(122.5)
13
(121.9)
19
(178.4)
27
(251.8)
21
(195.9)
9
(83.9)
12
(111.7)
17
(162.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
58
(519.4)
69
(605.7)
61
(542.1)
75
(663.0)
57
(497.9)
67
(610.6)
52
(490.1)
38
(356.3)
68
(638.4)
51
(475.6)
48
(447.8)
43
(401.1)
50
(465.4)
45
(429.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
153
(1,370)
215
(1,887)
244
(2,168)
192
(1,697)
157
(1,371)
200
(1,823)
142
(1,338)
166
(1,557)
140
(1,314)
149
(1,389)
147
(1,371)
130
(1,213)
108
(1,005)
88
(839.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
482
(4,316)
498
(4,372)
638
(5,670)
647
(5,720)
541
(4,725)
568
(5,176)
534
(5,033)
526
(4,932)
550
(5,163)
560
(5,222)
519
(4,842)
447
(4,169)
522
(4,859)
380
(3,623)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(331.3)
28
(245.8)
39
(346.6)
57
(503.9)
56
(489.1)
51
(464.8)
31
(292.1)
18
(168.8)
20
(187.8)
21
(195.8)
17
(158.6)
28
(261.2)
13
(121.0)
25
(238.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(53.0)
N/A3
(27.3)
1
(9.4)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)509.1591.8717.3707.9584.4644.3468.2487.6577.4552.1473.1396.6442.0402.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Vidalia, GA

Crime rate in Vidalia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 35 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (13.6%), English (6.2%), Irish (3.6%), European (2.1%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 298 feet

Land area: 17.3 square miles.

Population density: 605 people per square mile   (low).

Vidalia, Georgia map

891 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This city:

8.2%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,468 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,018 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (77.4 miles , pop. 131,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (138.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (673.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Higgston, GA (1.8 miles ),
Lyons, GA (2.3 miles ),
Santa Claus, GA (2.4 miles ),
Ailey, GA (3.1 miles ),
Alston, GA (3.2 miles),
Mount Vernon, GA (3.3 miles ),
Tarrytown, GA (3.4 miles),
Oak Park, GA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 32.22 N, Longitude: 82.41 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Sweet Onion Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,698 (+43.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,309 (54.4%)

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Vidalia, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vidalia, GA in 2017
Vidalia satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $182,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Vidalia, GA residents
Average permit cost in Vidalia, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Vidalia, GA
Historical housing units in Vidalia, GA
Most common industries in Vidalia, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.8%)
  • Apparel (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Utilities (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Apparel (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • Leather & allied products (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Vidalia, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Vidalia, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vidalia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Vidalia city center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/11/2008, a category F3 tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Vidalia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.7 miles away from Vidalia center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 145.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Toombs County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vidalia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Vidalia:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE, INC (904 MOUNT VERNON ROAD)
  • MEADOWS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, ONE MEADOWS PARKWAY)
  • SOUTHERNCARE VIDALIA (2311 EAST FIRST STREET, SUITE B-BRICE SQUARE)
  • BETHANY NSG CTR OF VIDALIA (1305 EAST NORTH STREET)
  • MEADOWS NURSING CENTER (1703 MEADOWS LANE)
  • FMS TOOMBS COUNTY DIALYSIS (105 MELVIN PAGE DR)
  • VIDALIA FIRST STREET DIALYSIS (906 E FIRST STREET)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (201 MAPLE DRIVE)

Airports located in Vidalia:

College/University in Vidalia:

  • Southeastern Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 1,321; Location: 3001 E First St; Public; Website: www.southeasterntech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vidalia:

  • East Georgia State College (about 27 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,345)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 40 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • South Georgia State College (about 56 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 76 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 77 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 77 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • Central Georgia Technical College (about 77 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 6,829)

Public high school in Vidalia:

Private high schools in Vidalia:

  • VIDALIA HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 108, Location: 101 E 1ST ST, Grades: KG-9)
  • ALICE BLOUNT ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 582 MEL BLOUNT RD, Grades: 6-12, Boys only)
  • PAUL ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: 1603 MCITOSH ST, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vidalia:

See full list of schools located in Vidalia

Library in Vidalia:

  • OHOOPEE REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $636,986; Location: 610 JACKSON STREET; 147,600 books; 3,940 audio materials; 4,523 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Church - Calvary Baptist Church

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Vidalia: Vidalia Development Authority Industrial Park (A), Vidalia Country Club (B), Vidalia Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), Vidalia-Toombs County Library (D), Vidalia City Hall (E), Paul Anderson Youth Home (F), Vidalia Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Brice Square Shopping Center (1), First National Square Shopping Center (2), Maxwell Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vidalia include: Vidalia Presbyterian Church (A), Vidalia Methodist Church (B), Tabernacle Baptist Church (C), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First African Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Park Cemetery (1), Pine Crest Cemetery (2), Wilks Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Achenbach Lake (A), McGowan Pond (B), Twin Lakes (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Altama Gallery (Museums; 611 Jackson Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Econo Inn (204 East 1st Street) (1), Comfort Inn Vidalia (1509 East First Street) (2), Days Inn Vidalia (1503 Lyons Highway 280 East) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Don Harris (journalist) - Television reporter, Mel Blount - Professional football player, Paul Claxton - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 2/9/68), Carl Simpson - Football player, Fred Stokes - Football player, Josh Dees - College basketball player (Wyoming Cowboys).

Toombs County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Vidalia in 2010:

  • 195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Vidalia in 2000:

  • 206 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Vidalia (2011 data):

  • Altamaha Bank and Trust Company: First Street Branch, Vidalia Branch, Altamaha Bank And Trust Company. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $147.9 mil, Deposits: $134.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Altamaha Bancshares, Inc.
  • Montgomery Bank & Trust: Vidalia Branch at 2100 Commerce Drive, branch established on 1984/10/11; Eastside Branch at 1705 East First Street, branch established on 1997/06/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $181.8 mil, Deposits: $172.2 mil, headquarters in Ailey, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Pfgbi, Llc
  • Ameris Bank: Darby Bank & Trust Company Branch at 300 East First Street, branch established on 1927/01/01; Maple Drive Branch at 105 Maple Drive, branch established on 2004/10/25. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $3,003.2 mil, Deposits: $2,595.8 mil, headquarters in Moultrie, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Ameris Bancorp
  • Mount Vernon Bank: West First Street Branch at 402 West First Street, branch established on 1999/06/14; Vidalia Branch at 2109 E 1st St, branch established on 2009/04/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.5 mil, Deposits: $113.4 mil, headquarters in Mount Vernon, GA, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Heart Of Georgia Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank: Vidalia Branch at 2301 Lyons Highway, branch established on 1986/05/16. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $53.1 mil, Deposits: $47.9 mil, headquarters in Lyons, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: South Georgia Bankshares Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Vidalia Main Branch at 900 East First Street, branch established on 1995/03/24. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Vidalia Federal Savings Bank: at 300 Jackson Street, branch established on 1936/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $216.7 mil, Deposits: $190.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Vidalia:

Marital status in Vidalia, GA
  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Vidalia:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Vidalia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vidalia, GA (based on Toombs County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,05755
Mainline Protestant2,84017
Black Protestant1,2826
Catholic9921
Other4492
None8,603-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Toombs County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Toombs County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Toombs County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Toombs County:

12.1%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Toombs County:

29.0%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vidalia:

48.6%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vidalia:

13.0%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vidalia:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

35.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Vidalia:

53.6%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vidalia, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 29$101,457$41,9820$0
Firefighters 11$35,849$39,1080$0
Police - Other 10$25,118$30,1420$0
Financial Administration 7$20,730$35,5371$2,445
Parks and Recreation 5$18,409$44,1826$2,312
Other and Unallocable 3$8,207$32,8281$1,189
Other Government Administration 3$18,261$73,0449$6,168
Airports 1$4,293$51,5160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 69$232,324$40,40417$12,114

Vidalia government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,346,000 ($128.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $759,000 ($72.39)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,958,000 ($186.74)
    Central Staff Services: $1,889,000 ($180.16)
    Water Utilities: $1,677,000 ($159.94)
    Regular Highways: $1,312,000 ($125.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,213,000 ($115.69)
    Sewerage: $1,118,000 ($106.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $780,000 ($74.39)
    Air Transportation: $709,000 ($67.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $536,000 ($51.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $259,000 ($24.70)
    Health - Other: $85,000 ($8.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($0.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $225,000 ($21.46)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($0.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $236,000 ($22.51)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($12.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($2.96)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($2.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.53)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,767,000 ($263.90)

Vidalia government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,325,000 ($126.37)
    Sewerage: $835,000 ($79.64)
    Air Transportation: $580,000 ($55.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($29.28)
    Other: $20,000 ($1.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,054,000 ($195.90)
    General Local Government Support: $2,034,000 ($193.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($1.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $489,000 ($46.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $179,000 ($17.07)
    Royalties: $101,000 ($9.63)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($3.15)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,252,000 ($119.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $495,000 ($47.21)
    Highways: $323,000 ($30.81)
    Other: $211,000 ($20.12)
  • Tax - Property: $1,399,000 ($133.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $914,000 ($87.17)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $522,000 ($49.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $260,000 ($24.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $248,000 ($23.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $230,000 ($21.94)
    Other License: $18,000 ($1.72)

Vidalia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,277,000 ($694.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,137,000 ($108.44)

6.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,082 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, GA  0.84% ($32,787 average AGI)
from Tattnall County, GA  0.52% ($32,404)
from Chatham County, GA  0.30% ($58,000)
Businesses in Vidalia, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York3Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Vidalia:

  • WVOP (970 AM; 5 kW; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBBT (1340 AM; 1 kW; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUFE (1260 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMLT (1330 AM; 5 kW; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXRS (1590 AM; 3 kW; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vidalia:

  • WYUM (101.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTCQ (97.7 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: VIDALIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGPH (91.5 FM; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE,)
  • WLYU (100.9 FM; LYONS, GA; Owner: T.C.B. BROADCASTING INC)
  • WBYZ (94.5 FM; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTH GEORGIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WQZY (95.9 FM; DUBLIN, GA; Owner: STATE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBX (104.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, GA; Owner: WRBX / WTNL, INC.)
  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WELT (98.1 FM; SWAINSBORO, GA; Owner: LACOM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WKTM (106.1 FM; SOPERTON, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Vidalia:

  • WPHJ-CA (Channel 46; VIDALIA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Vidalia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 34.6mTotal length
  • $6,654,000Total costs
  • 42,240Total average daily traffic
  • 1,806Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Vidalia, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vidalia, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vidalia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Vidalia, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vidalia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vidalia)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 22. The highest number of reported fires - 77 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Vidalia, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.7%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Vidalia, GA
    • 16854.7%Structure Fires
    • 9330.3%Outside Fires
    • 4514.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vidalia, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vidalia, Georgia:

  • Inn At Vidalia, 2505 Lyons Hwy, Vidalia, Georgia 30474 , Phone: (912) 537-1282
  • Days Inn, 1509 E 1st, Vidalia, Georgia 30474 , Phone: (912) 538-8100, Fax: (912) 538-1372
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 155 Mose Coleman Dr, Vidalia, Georgia 30474 , Phone: (912) 537-2728, Fax: (912) 537-2731
  • Hampton Inn, 3303 E 1st St, Vidalia, Georgia 30474 , Phone: (912) 526-0235, Fax: (912) 526-8448
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vidalia, Georgia
Most common first names in Vidalia, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13669.4 years
Mary10578.2 years
John10070.8 years
William8570.9 years
Willie7569.7 years
Annie6679.6 years
Robert5571.7 years
George5473.0 years
Thomas4169.8 years
Charles3866.2 years
Most common last names in Vidalia, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8374.6 years
Davis6974.0 years
Williams5971.4 years
Phillips5674.1 years
Brown5375.3 years
Johnson5170.8 years
Morris4576.0 years
Adams4467.5 years
Thompson4174.8 years
Jackson4070.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vidalia, GA
  • 92.1%Electricity
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vidalia, GA
  • 88.6%Electricity
  • 7.1%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Vidalia compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Vidalia on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #4 (30474) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 28 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert Phillip Davis (2)
  • Jack Wynn Fields (2)
  • John Virgil Spence (1)
  • Kenneth Sheppard (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.