Concordia Parish, Louisiana

Concordia Parish borders the Mississippi River in eastern central Louisiana. The parish seat is Vidalia. The parish was formed in 1807.
Concordia Parish is part of the Natchez, MS–LA Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is historically considered part of the Natchez District, devoted to cotton cultivation as a commodity crop, in contrast to the sugar cane crop of southern Louisiana.
Other Louisiana parishes of similar character are East and West Carroll, Madison and Tensas, all in this lowlying delta land. On the east side of the Mississippi River is the Natchez District around the city of Natchez, Mississippi.

Population & More

Population: 19,259

Median Household Income: $ 32,500

Persons in poverty: 27.5 %

High school graduate: 80.2 %

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1 %

Persons without health insurance: 9.8 %

Households: 7,162

Number of Companies: 1,574

Men owned firms: 837

Women owned firms: 443

Veterans: 878

Cities & Zip Codes: Acme, 71316 - Ferriday, 71334 - Jonesville, 71343 - Monterey, 71354 - Vidalia, 71373.