Louisiana Concordia Parish Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Concordia Parish, Louisiana. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Louisiana Concordia Parish.

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1. Branch Library CLAYTON BRANCH
Street Address: 8723 Highway 566, Clayton, LA 71326
Phone Number: (318) 757-6460 Concordia N/A N/A

Street Address: 1609 Third Street, Ferriday, LA 71334
Phone Number: (318) 757-3550 Concordia 103,836 67,626

Street Address: 1609 Third Street, Ferriday, LA 71334
Phone Number: (318) 757-3550 Concordia N/A N/A

1609 Third Street, Ferriday, LA 71334
Phone Number: (318) 757-3550 Concordia N/A N/A

5. Branch Library VIDALIA BRANCH
Street Address: 405 Carter Street, Vidalia, LA 71373
Phone Number: (318) 336-5043 Concordia N/A N/A

Overview of Concordia Parish, Louisiana

Concordia Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Vidalia and as of 2000, the population is 20,247.


The parish has a total area of 1,939 km2 (749 mi2). 1,802 km2 (696 mi2) of it is land and 137 km2 (53 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 7.05% water.

Adjacent parishes

  • Tensas Parish (north)
  • Adams County, Mississippi (northeast)
  • Wilkinson County, Mississippi (east)
  • West Feliciana Parish (southeast)
  • Pointe Coupee Parish (south)
  • Avoyelles Parish (southwest)
  • Catahoula Parish (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 20,247 people, 7,521 households, and 5,430 families residing in the parish. The population density is 11/km2 (29/mi2). There are 9,148 housing units at an average density of 5/km2 (13/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 60.75% White, 37.72% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.55% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 7,521 households out of which 33.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.00% are married couples living together, 19.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 25.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.60 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the parish the population is spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 25.60% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.90 males.

The median income for a household in the parish is $22,742, and the median income for a family is $28,629. Males have a median income of $27,453 versus $18,678 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $11,966. 29.10% of the population and 24.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 42.00% of those under the age of 18 and 20.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Concordia Parish, Louisiana has the following cities and towns:

  • Clayton
  • Ferriday
  • Ridgecrest
  • Vidalia
  • West Ferriday

Map of Concordia Parish Louisiana