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Demographics

 

 

CONCORDIA PARISH OVERVIEW
Population 20,365
Labor Force 7,518
Unemployment 9.70%
Per Capita Income $30,235
Poverty Rate 27.60%

 

POPULATION
  Total 20,365
  By Age  
     Ages 25-64 51.30%
     Ages 25 & Up 66.50%
  By Race  
     Black 40.70%
     Hispanic or Latino 1.20%
     White 57.90%
     Other 0.60%
     2 or More Races 0.80%

 

WAGE DATA
  Total Average Wage $30,193
  Manufacturing AW $55,164
  Transportation/WH AW $23,452
  Finance & Ins. AW $37,414

 

COMMUTING PATTERNS
Total Labor Force 7,518
Living & Working in Concordia 76%
Living in another Parish/County 24%
Percentage of Total Workforce
Largest In-Flow from Adams Co. 46%
Largest Out-Flow to Adams Co. 22%

 

HOUSING
Total Housing Units 9,383
Occupied 82%
Vacant 18%
% of Vacancies from               Seasonal/Recreational Use 49%
Average Household Size 2.58

 

REGIONAL DATA
  15 Miles 30 Miles 45 Miles 60 Miles
  Population 113,843 171,855 498,393 1,059,881
  Labor Force 44,977 68,492 208,845 475,653
  Unemployment Rate 8.70% 8.10% 7.60% 7.00%
  Per Capita Income $30,718 $31,440 $33,138 $36,280
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Chamber Hears Goals for Economic Partnership

Aug 10, 2016

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Kennedy, State’s Rights and Vidalia

Jul 22, 2015

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