Profile for Concordia, Kansas, KS
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Concordia is a city in Cloud County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Concordia is 39.570N. The longitude is -97.662W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,388 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,459.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Concordia demographic reports
Concordia is on the Republican River.
Thousands of German prisoners of war were held at a camp near here during World War II.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Boston Corbett, killer of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth
Local festivals include:
- Fall Fest - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Concordia web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Cloud County Historical Museum, Boston Corbett dugout house
Colleges and universities:
Cloud County Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
29% of Concordia residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Concordia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Concordia was $17,019, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Concordia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Concordia festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Fall Fest - Sept. 22, 2007
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Concordia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $235. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $629.
Libraries in Concordia include Frank Carlson Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Concordia include Concordia Blade-Express
Cloud County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Concordia political report.
The average commute time for Concordia workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Concordia include Econo Lodge Concordia, Super 8.
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