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Time Zone: Concordia Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Vidalia is the Seat for Concordia Parish.

Concordia Parish is one of the original parishes of Louisiana and was founded in 1807.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Concordia had a population of 18,989 people. This is a decrease of 6.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,247 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Concordia represented 0.45% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 48th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201020,822+2.84%+9.65% since 2009
200918,989-6.21%+0.34% since 2008
200020,247The Last Census

More information can be found on the Concordia Parish Census Page for Concordia Parish.


Below are some of the communities located in Concordia Parish (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Concordia Parish):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Vidalia   4,0954,5439.86% decrease  
Ferriday   3,5323,7235.13% decrease  
Clayton   7748589.79% decrease  
Ridgecrest   71180111.24% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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