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|City of Concordia|
Location of Concordia, Missouri
|• Total||1.79 sq mi (4.65 km2)|
|• Land||1.79 sq mi (4.63 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,323.27/sq mi (510.90/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0716186|
Concordia is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 2,450 at the 2010 census.
Concordia was platted in 1868. The city was named after a place mentioned in the poem Das Lied der Glocke by Friedrich Schiller. A post office called Concordia has been in operation since 1865.
Concordia is located at 38°59′2″N 93°34′8″W / 38.98389°N 93.56889°W (38.983927, -93.568776). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.79 square miles (4.64 km2), of which, 1.78 square miles (4.61 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,450 people, 1,002 households, and 645 families living in the city. The population density was 1,376.4 inhabitants per square mile (531.4/km2). There were 1,131 housing units at an average density of 635.4 per square mile (245.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.4% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.1% of the population.
There were 1,002 households, of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.94.
The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 25.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 22.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
- Concordia, Kansas is named after Concordia, Missouri.
This city contains St. Paul Lutheran High School—the only residential high school affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in the United States . This city has an annual Fall Festival the First weekend after Labor Day, with the CCC Parade (Concordia Comical Crew) held on Friday night.
- Kathryn Kuhlman (9 May 1907 – 20 February 1976), Bible teacher and evangelist
- Dugan Ashley – creator of CarniK Con
Concordia R-II School District operates one public elementary school and Concordia High School. St. Paul Lutheran High School, a private institution, is the only residential high school affiliated with the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod in the United States.
Concordia has a public library, a branch of the Trails Regional Library.
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