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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.

People

Total Population 5,289
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,550
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 42.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,758
% Above Poverty Level 82.3%
% Below Poverty Level 17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $611
Median House Value $68,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 7.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Concordia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 100 miles SW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles N of Wichita, Kansas
County Cloud
Standard Zip Codes 66901
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.57
Longitude -97.662

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)

Station CONCORDIA BLOSSER AP
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station BELOIT
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Station LOVEWELL DAM
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Concordia, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ames (66901)

Rice (66901)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belleville 1,902 $46,591
Clyde 782 $62,955
Courtland 371 $56,406
Glasco 460 $46,607
Jamestown 353 $40,667

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Concordia Public Libraries

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

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Concordia Hospitals

CLOUD COUNTY HEALTH CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1100 HIGHLAND DRIVE
(785) 243-1234
Emergency Service: Yes

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Concordia High Schools

CONCORDIA JR-SR HIGH
436 W 10TH
785-243-2452
Serves 586 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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