Vidette, Georgia

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Vidette, Georgia
Location in Burke County and the state of Georgia
Location in Burke County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°2′13″N 82°14′55″W / 33.03694°N 82.24861°W / 33.03694; -82.24861Coordinates: 33°2′13″N 82°14′55″W / 33.03694°N 82.24861°W / 33.03694; -82.24861
Country United States
State Georgia
County Burke
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 351 ft (107 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 112
 • Density 115/sq mi (44.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 13-79416[1]
GNIS feature ID 0324706[2]

Vidette is a city in Burke County, Georgia, United States. The population was 112 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Augusta, Georgia metropolitan area.


Vidette is located in western Burke County at 33°2′13″N 82°14′55″W / 33.03694°N 82.24861°W / 33.03694; -82.24861 (33.037027, -82.248589),[4] 14 miles (23 km) west of Waynesboro, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 112 people, 41 households, and 28 families residing in the city. The population density was 115.2 people per square mile (44.6/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 45.3 per square mile (17.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 56.25% White, 35.71% African American, 5.36% from other races, and 2.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.36% of the population.

There were 41 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 83.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $11,500, and the median income for a family was $15,000. Males had a median income of $70,625 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,231. There were 36.1% of families and 45.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 88.9% of under eighteens and 21.7% of those over 64.

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  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Vidette city, Georgia". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.