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Population in 2012: 10,609 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 

Males: 4,747  (44.7%)
Females: 5,862  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30474.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,696 (it was $28,365 in 2000)
Vidalia:

$28,696
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,916

Vidalia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $102,449 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Vidalia:

$102,449
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $125,985; Detached houses: $129,894; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,882; In 2-unit structures: $167,785; Mobile homes: $69,305

Median gross rent in 2012: $565.

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  • White alone - 5,728 (54.2%)
  • Black alone - 3,995 (37.8%)
  • Hispanic - 539 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 171 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 121 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vidalia: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (20.8%), United States (8.0%), Irish (6.5%), German (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 298 feet

Land area: 17.3 square miles.

Population density: 612 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Vidalia:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vidalia city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

269 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:  2.5%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Vidalia, Georgia as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vidalia to the number of sex offenders is 1,179 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $971 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $570 (0.7%)

Vidalia satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

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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: +4,367 (+41.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,533 (64.4%)

Area code: 912

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Crime rates in Vidalia by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 201212001102
per 100,000 16.10.09.118.59.017.60.00.08.79.10.018.8
Rapes 1813251271523
per 100,000 8.174.59.127.817.943.9106.661.98.745.618.828.1
Robberies 181719242928445252351313
per 100,000 145.3158.2173.2222.2259.7245.8391.0459.7454.2319.0122.5121.9
Assaults 654066485869617557675238
per 100,000 524.9372.3601.6444.4519.4605.7542.1663.0497.9610.6490.1356.3
Burglaries 11914383155153215244192157200142166
per 100,000 960.91331.0756.61434.91370.11887.52168.31697.31371.31822.71338.21556.6
Thefts 538501467485482498638647541568534526
per 100,000 4344.34663.14257.14489.94316.34371.95669.65719.64725.35176.35032.54932.5
Auto thefts 563224313728395756513118
per 100,000 452.2297.8218.8287.0331.3245.8346.6503.9489.1464.8292.1168.8
Arson 54750006N/A310
per 100,000 40.437.263.846.30.00.00.053.0N/A27.39.40.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.4) 443.0462.5418.2493.8485.5564.3684.1675.1557.3614.4446.5465.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Georgia average:

2.77

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Vidalia, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.7%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -674 (-6.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Vidalia-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 43% greater 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 below Georgia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from Vidalia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Toombs County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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).


Hospitals/medical centers in Vidalia:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Vidalia, GA

Airports located in Vidalia:


Local government website: www.vidaliaga.com

College/University in Vidalia:

  • Southeastern Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 899; Location: 3001 E First St; Public; Website: www.southeasterntech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vidalia:

  • East Georgia College (about 27 miles; Swainsboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,157)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 34 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 15,771)
  • Middle Georgia College (about 56 miles; Cochran, GA; FT enrollment: 2,586)
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University (about 76 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Georgia College & State University (about 77 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 5,505)
  • Middle Georgia Technical College (about 77 miles; Warner Robins, GA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Savannah Technical College (about 77 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 2,430)

Public high school in Vidalia:

Private high school in Vidalia:

  • PAUL ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 1603 MCINTOSH ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Vidalia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Vidalia:

  • VIDALIA HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 87; Location: 101 E 1ST ST; Grades: KG - 7)
  • BLOUNT YOUTH HOME (Students: 11; Location: 582 MEL BLOUNT RD; Grades: 7 - 11)
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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

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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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vidalia and their reported violations in the past:

CENTER HILL MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 156, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-07-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2003 and JUL-20-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-1999 and AUG-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and OCT-08-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-1998), St Intentional no-action (SEP-05-2001)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.6%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.9% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 12.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vidalia, GA

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

Vidalia compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vidalia, Georgia:

  • Holiday Inn Express-vidalia, 2619 E First St, Vidalia, GA 30474 , Phone: (912) 537-9000, Fax: (912) 537-9000
  • Inn At Vidalia, 2505 Lyons Hwy, Vidalia, GA 30474 , Phone: (912) 537-1282
  • Comfort Inn, 1509 E 1st, Vidalia, GA 30474 , Phone: (912) 538-8100, Fax: (912) 538-1372
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 155 Mose Coleman Dr, Vidalia, GA 30474 , Phone: (912) 537-2728, Fax: (912) 537-2731
  • Hampton Inn, 3303 E 1st St, Vidalia, GA 30474 , Phone: (912) 526-0235, Fax: (912) 526-8448
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vidalia, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vidalia travel time to work - commute


Vidalia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Vidalia city (based on Toombs County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.49%
Here53.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents54.7%20.1%7.5%4.8%2.6%
Congregations30.4%19.6%12.5%1.8%5.4%
NameAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.0%1.4%2.2%
Congregations3.6%5.4%1.8%1.8%17.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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
This county:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Here:

29.0%
State:

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

15.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,512$54,1440$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,665$63,9906$1,750
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$600
Police Protection - Officers 35$85,370$29,2700$0
Police - Other 8$14,373$21,5600$0
Firefighters 13$31,696$29,2580$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,568$29,1360$0
Totals for Government 65$161,184$29,7577$2,350

Vidalia government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,057,000 ($193.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,073,000 ($101.14)
    Sewerage: $716,000 ($67.49)
    Air Transportation: $83,000 ($7.82)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,759,000 ($165.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,559,000 ($146.95)
    Water Utilities: $1,246,000 ($117.45)
    Police Protection: $1,160,000 ($109.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,127,000 ($106.23)
    Sewerage: $830,000 ($78.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $751,000 ($70.79)
    Air Transportation: $600,000 ($56.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $475,000 ($44.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000 ($20.45)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($6.32)
    Health - Other: $59,000 ($5.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($0.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $351,000 ($33.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $334,000 ($31.48)
    Regular Highways: $169,000 ($15.93)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($14.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($1.79)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.85)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.38)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($0.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,424,000 ($228.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $106,000 ($9.99)

Vidalia government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,139,000 ($107.36)
    Sewerage: $672,000 ($63.34)
    Air Transportation: $545,000 ($51.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($28.94)
    All Other: $34,000 ($3.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($0.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,170,000 ($204.54)
    General Local Government Support: $2,027,000 ($191.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $489,000 ($46.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $210,000 ($19.79)
    Rents: $59,000 ($5.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($3.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,007,000 ($94.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $59,000 ($5.56)
    All Other: $36,000 ($3.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($1.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,278,000 ($120.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $729,000 ($68.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $727,000 ($68.53)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $248,000 ($23.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $229,000 ($21.59)
    Other License: $17,000 ($1.60)

Vidalia government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,039,000 ($286.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,473,000 ($233.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $566,000 ($53.35)

Vidalia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,271,000 ($873.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,064,000 ($194.55)

7.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, GA  1.02% ($23,024 average AGI)
from Tattnall County, GA  0.72% ($24,200)
from Emanuel County, GA  0.30% ($21,200)


6.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, GA  0.84% ($27,386 average AGI)
to Tattnall County, GA  0.46% ($22,842)
to Emanuel County, GA  0.37% ($26,194)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Vidalia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 35,422
Total average daily truck traffic: 774

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vidalia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vidalia, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (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: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vidalia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vidalia)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7


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
Businesses in Vidalia, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AmericInn1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quality1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway1
Goodwill3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS3
Jones New York3Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Vidalia, GA


Vidalia on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert Phillip Davis (2)
  • Jack Wynn Fields (2)
  • John Virgil Spence (1)
  • Kenneth Sheppard (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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