Concord is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 8,494 at the 2010 census. The town is believed to be named after Concord, Massachusetts, by early settlers from New England.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 70.1 square miles (181.5 km), of which 69.9 square miles (181.1 km) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km), or 0.23%, is water.
The south town line, marked by Cattaraugus Creek, is the northern border of Cattaraugus County.
U.S. Route 219 (north-south) passes through the middle of the town, and New York State Route 240 passes along the eastern side. New York State Route 39 crosses the town from west to east.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,526 people, 3,264 households, and 2,268 families residing in the town. The population density was 121.6 people per square mile (47.0/km²). There were 3,449 housing units at an average density of 49.2 per square mile (19.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.40% White, 0.50% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.
There were 3,264 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the town, the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $40,891, and the median income for a family was $49,848. Males had a median income of $38,930 versus $24,531 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,477. About 4.3% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.