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Overview

Introduction to Concordia, Kansas

Concordia, Kansas, in Cloud County, is located 100 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center) and is 131 miles N of Wichita, Kansas.

Concordia History

Concordia is the county seat of Cloud County. James M. Hagaman founded the city. The name "Concordia" was selected as one of the early promoters of the city was from Concordia, Missouri. Concordia officially became a town on January 16, 1871 with the opening of the Republican Land District Office. In August 1872, it was reincorporated as a city.

Concordia and nearby Attractions

  • Cloud County Historical Museum
  • Boston Corbett Dugout House
  • Pawnee Indian Village
  • Lovewell State Park
  • Camp Concordia

Things To Do In Concordia

Tourists can visit the Nuckolls County Museum. It is also worth taking a look around the National Midget Auto Racing Museum and the National Orphan Train complex. If books interest you, then you can visit the Concordia/Frank Carlson Library. Every year, the city of Concordia celebrates the Fall Fest in September. Camp Concordia offers facilities for ice skating, sledding, and ice fishing.

Concordia Transportation

Manhattan Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

Concordia Higher Education

Higher studies can be pursued from Cloud County Community College, Kansas State University, Central Community College, and Hutchinson Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,273
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens20.9%
Employed Population 16+2,435
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married43.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.3%
Median Earnings25+$29,766
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$50,372
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,479

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,816
% Above Poverty Level83.4%
% Below Poverty Level16.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone39.3%
Median Gross Rent$626
Median House Value$72,000

Ancestry

French Except Basque14.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
Irish9.6%
English6.8%
Swedish4.5%
Dutch3.6%
Scottish3.3%
Czech2.1%
Polish2%
Italian1.8%
Danishn1.8%
Canadian1%
Norwegian1%
German0.4%
Arab0.4%
Belgian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Jamaican0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Concordia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cloud County
Standard Zip Codes66901
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.57
Approximate Longitude-97.66

Concordia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCONCORDIA BLOSSER AP
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 64 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip28.4 inches
StationBELOIT
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip27.5 inches
StationLOVEWELL DAM
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 90 F
Oct Temp40 to 68 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belleville1,831$48,295
Clyde819$63,036
Courtland371$63,333
Glasco486$49,167
Jamestown383$41,875
Scandia504$56,875

Concordia Public Libraries

Frank Carlson Library
702 BROADWAY
Concordia, Kansas
(785) 243-2250

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Concordia Hospitals

Cloud County Health Center
(Non-profit)
1100 Highland Drive
(785) 243-1234

Concordia Public Schools

Concordia Elementary
1500 East 9th Street
ZIP: 66901
(785) 243-8853
Primary
Total Enrollment 478
Concordia Jr-sr High
436 W 10th
ZIP: 66901
(785) 243-2452
High
Total Enrollment 440
Concordia Middle
436 West 10th
ZIP: 66901
(785) 243-2114
Middle
Total Enrollment 164
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