Concordia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 5,218 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Concordia is the 59th largest community in Kansas. Much of the housing stock in Concordia was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Concordia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Concordia is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Concordia who work in office and administrative support (12.84%), food service (11.28%), and sales jobs (10.34%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.70 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of adults in Concordia who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.51% of the adults in Concordia have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Concordia in 2010 was $20,768, which is lower middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,072 for a family of four. However, Concordia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Concordia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Concordia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Concordia include French , English, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Concordia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.