Vidalia Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Vidalia, GA

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • CDL-A Owner Operator/Lease Purchase Truck Drivers

    Wti Transport - Vidalia, GA

    Owner Operator and Truck Lease Purchase Program Available at WTI! WTI now has truck driving jobs available for owner operators and qualified CDL-A drivers who want to become owner...

    from WTI Transport - 7 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Vidalia, GA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 3 days ago
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Vidalia, Georgia

:For the plant genus, see Mesua. Vidalia is a city located in Toombs County, Georgia. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 10,491. It is the largest city in Toombs County. Vidalia is said to be the named for the daughter of the railroadman who passed through the area on his route. Like so many towns it grew up around a train depot that serviced farmers in the area who grew such crops as pecans and tobacco. The famous sweet onions were not an important crop until much later.

Vidalia Economy

Vidalia has a mixed economy, but its largest industry is agriculture. Since 1931, Granex onions grown in and near Vidalia have been licensed and sold internationally as Vidalia onions. In 1986, the Vidalia Onion Trademark Act granted a state trademark and protection on the onions of the Vidalia and Toombs County, Georgia area. The 1989 Federal Marketing Order #955 of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service gave the growers and handlers the legal rights to establish the Vidalia Onion Committee, and it granted U.S. federal protection of the onion's name and production. Onions Most people know Vidalia because of its Onions. The vidalia onion was first produced about 1931 when a farmer's crop contained some particularly sweet onions. Other farmers started producing the same onion, and in the 1940's the Vidalia onion became an item sold to tourists. The Vidalia Onion growers have protected their brand, and today all onions labelled Vidalia must be grown in one of thirteen different...more

Vidalia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Vidalia are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 16%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Vidalia, Georgia work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Vidalia Industries

The leading industries in Vidalia, Georgia are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Manufacturing, 15%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 9%. Simply Hired's Vidalia job listings indicate that the following industries in Vidalia are hiring the most workers:

Vidalia Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Vidalia, Georgia is $24,338, and the median income of households in Vidalia was $28,365.
 

Average Salaries in Vidalia, GA

Vidalia, GA

$24,000
 

According to our Vidalia Trends data, the number of Vidalia, Georgia jobs has decreased by 25% since July 2013.
Vidalia job trends

Vidalia Employment Statistics

Population of Vidalia
Total population 10,491
Male 44.89%
Female 55.11%
Median age 36.2
  
Vidalia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 55.6%
Median cost of a home $73,900
Median mortgage payment $530
Renter-occupied homes 44.4%
Vacant housing 10.9%
Median monthly rent $414
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,180
Median for all female full-time $18,496
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 7%
  
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 51%
Separated 3%
Widowed 10%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 60%
Black or African American 37%
Asian 1%
Other 2%
  
Vidalia Commute
Carpool 9.7%
Public transportation 1.1%
Average travel time 18 minutes