Concordia

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Concordia

Parish Overview


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Concordia Parish | CENLA | Central Louisiana

Parish (County) Seat:  Vidalia

 Interstates/U.S. Highways:   Interstate 20 is approximatley 70 miles from Vidalia via U.S. Highway 65.  Interstate 55  is approximately 60 miles from Vidalia via U.S. Highway 84.

 U.S. Highways: Highway 65 is a major North/South corridor and intersects 7 interstate highways.   Highway 84 is a major East/West corridor and intersects 9 interstate highways. Highway 425 ends at Interstate 530 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

 LA Highways:  There are numerous state highways running through Concordia Parish including Highways 15, 129, 131, 565, 568, 903 and 909.

 

Navigable Waterways/Ports:


Natchez/Adams County Port
Location: Mississippi River  

 

(approximately 5 miles from Vidalia) 


For over 30 years the Natchez Port has provided dependable service to destinations throughout the world. From the Natchez Port cargo can be shipped directly to Europe, Latin America and the Far East via LASH Barge. All destinations along the Mississippi River and the Intracoastal waterways are accessible from Natchez in both high and low water conditions.  Located at Mile Marker 361.5 AHP, the Port's Terminal are complemented with and is paralleled by a natural deep water channel that allows for year round operations under all but highly unusual circumstances.  The Port is served by Canadian National Rail Road and US Highways 61, 98, and 84 intersect in
Natchez connecting the Port with Interstate 10, 20 and 55. The Terminals consist of two Cargo Docks, one Liquid Transfer Dock and one Roll On Roll Off site.  Ample berthing of 800 feet allows for Multi task operation at cargo docks and Cargo warehousing can be accommodated. The Port specializes in handling unitized, palletized, containerize, dry bulk Liquid, Baled, Heavy Lifts and Roll on Roll off cargo.


Airports:

Alexandria International Airport (AEX)  - approximately 75 miles from Vidalia

Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) - approximately 85 miles from Vidalia

Monroe Regional Airport (MLU) - approximately 95 miles from Vidalia

Jackson-Evers International Airport (JAN) - approximately 110 miles
from Vidalia

Concordia Parish Airport (0R4) - private airport approximately 4 miles from Vidalia

 

Motor Freight:   Concordia Parish is served by several freight lines.

 

Distance to Major Cities (from Vidalia)

Dallas - 370 miles

Atlanta - 485 miles

Houston - 310 miles

New Orleans - 170 miles

Birmingham - 335 miles

Memphis - 300 miles

Little Rock - 260 miles



Health Care


Promise Hospital of Miss-Lou
6818-A Highway 84
Ferriday, LA  71334
(318) 757-7575

Riverland Medical Center
1700 Wallace Blvd.
Ferriday, LA  71334
(318) 757-1616


Riverpark Medical Center
107 Front Street
Vidalia, LA  71373
(318) 336-2222

 


Additional Information


 

 

Unemployment Rates

2014 Employment Rates

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2013 Employment Statistics

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Concordia Parish
11.510.210.09.710.711.810.610.511.69.58.99.0

2012 Unemployment Rates

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Concordia Parish
11.911.310.39.59.611.812.29.710.49.47.19.4
 

Central Louisiana Demographics - Population

Population Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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2000 Population
2010 Population
2009 Under 18 yrs old
2009 18 to 64 yrs
2009 65 yrs and older
2009 Per Cap.
20,24720,82225.8%58.8%15.4%$16,090