New Iberia, Louisiana

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Population in 2012: 30,846 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.4%
 
Males: 14,297  (46.4%)
Females: 16,549  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70560.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,389 (it was $26,079 in 2000)
New Iberia:

$35,389
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,354 (it was $13,084 in 2000)

New Iberia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,500 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
New Iberia:

$94,500
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $109,971; Detached houses: $123,542; Townhouses or other attached units: $137,991; In 2-unit structures: $79,292; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $95,289; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,063; Mobile homes: $30,576

Median gross rent in 2012: $661.

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  • White alone - 15,874 (51.5%)
  • Black alone - 12,268 (39.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,307 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 716 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 618 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (0.08%)

Races in New Iberia detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Iberia: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (17.8%), United States (12.0%), German (4.5%), Irish (3.8%), French Canadian (3.5%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,921 people per square mile   (average).

New Iberia,LA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in New Iberia:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Iberia city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1,399 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:  4.5%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 152 registered sex offenders living in New Iberia, Louisiana as of February 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Iberia to the number of sex offenders is 203 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $356 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

New Iberia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, LA (19.3 miles , pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (51.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (214.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Loreauville, LA (2.5 miles ), Lydia, LA (2.5 miles ), Cade, LA (2.8 miles ), St. Martinville, LA (2.9 miles ), Jeanerette, LA (3.3 miles ), Delcambre, LA (3.3 miles ), Youngsville, LA (3.5 miles ), Broussard, LA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 1999: 33 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $190,900
  • 2004: 114 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2005: 42 buildings, average cost: $187,100
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $170,300
  • 2007: 98 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2008: 52 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $254,800
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $225,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.00 N, Longitude: 91.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,080 (+16.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,156 (58.9%)

Area code: 337

New Iberia household income distribution New Iberia home values distribution

Crime rates in New Iberia by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 1301
per 100,000 2.99.20.03.1
Rapes 10564
per 100,000 29.415.318.312.3
Robberies 29364743
per 100,000 85.2110.4143.6131.9
Assaults 38215223202
per 100,000 111.6659.6681.5619.5
Burglaries 173384308237
per 100,000 508.01178.0941.2726.9
Thefts 6271,3691,4881,306
per 100,000 1841.14199.84547.34005.5
Auto thefts 8216710686
per 100,000 240.8512.3323.9263.8
Arson 27114
per 100,000 5.921.533.612.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.4) 210.9499.4479.5422.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in New Iberia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 83 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Louisiana average:

3.79

New Iberia tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +498 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in New Iberia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in New Iberia, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Iberia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the New Iberia city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1977, a category F3 tornado 22.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Iberia-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 409.3 miles away from New Iberia center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 281.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.5 miles away from New Iberia center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 356.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Iberia Parish (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Iberia topographic map

Birthplace of: Kathleen Blanco, Lucky Cannon - Professional wrestler, David Thibodaux - Writer, Kerry Joseph - Football player, Mark Roman - 2005 NFL player (Green Bay Packers, born: Mar 26, 1977), Mike Fontenot - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago Cubs, born: Jun 9, 1980), Robert C. Lawson - Cleric, Soko Richardson - Rhythm and blues drummer, Taylor Barras - Member of Louisiana State Legislature, Yvonne Levy Kushner - Stage actor.

Main business address for: UNIFAB INTERNATIONAL INC (SHIP & BOAT BUILDING & REPAIRING).

Hospitals in New Iberia:

  • ANGEL CARE HOSPICE (203 WEST MAIN STREET, SUITE 108)
  • DAUTERIVE HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 600 NORTH LEWIS STREET)
  • DEHART COMMUNITY HOME (1412 DEHART STREET)
  • IBERIA GENERAL HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 2315 E MAIN STREET)
  • IBERIA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 532 JEFFERSON TERRACE STREET)
  • IBERIA REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (532 JEFFERSON TERRANCE STREET)
  • IBERIAN GROUP HOME (2618 OLD JEANERETTE ROAD)
  • NORTHSIDE GROUP HOME (3610 NORTHSIDE ROAD)
  • ORANGE GROVE GROUP HOME (1003 ORANGE GROVE AVENUE)
  • PATOUT COMMUNITY HOME (1609 PATOUT STREET)
  • SUGAR MILL COMMUNITY HOME (2201 OLD SUGARMILL ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in New Iberia:

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Amtrak station:

NEW IBERIA (WASHINGTON ST. & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Iberia:

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 19 miles; Lafayette, LA; Full-time enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 21 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 21 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 51 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 54 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Nicholls State University (about 63 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)

Public high schools in New Iberia:

Private high schools in New Iberia:

  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 912; Location: 1301 DELASALLE DR; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 708 ANGERS ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 4219 E ADMIRAL DOYLE DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ACADIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 1209 PARKVIEW DR; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in New Iberia:

Private elementary/middle schools in New Iberia:

  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 378; Location: 175 PORTER ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • EPIPHANY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 303 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 5)
See full list of schools located in New Iberia

Library in New Iberia:

  • IBERIA PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,320,770; Location: 445 E. MAIN ST.; 195,685 books; 9,400 audio materials; 12,084 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 355 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in New Iberia: Squirrel Run Golf Club (A), Gerbent Oak (B), Iberia Parish Office (C), Shadows on the Teche Museum (D), New Iberia Police Department - Traffic Section (E), New Iberia City Marshal's Office (F), Iberia Parish Sheriff's Department (G), Consolata Home (H), Iberia Parish Library West End Branch (I), Iberia Parish Library Saint Peter Street Branch (J), Iberia Parish Library Parkview Branch (K), New Iberia Police Department - Detectives (L), New Iberia Police Department - Maintenance Shop (M), Iberia Parish Sheriff's Department (N), Iberia Parish Health Unit (O), New Iberia Fire Department Station 1 (P), New Iberia Manor North (Q), New Iberia Manor South (R), Bayou Art Gallery (S), Iberia Parish Courthouse (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Iberia include: Interfaith Fellowship Church (A), Highland Baptist Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Church of Christ (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Congregation Gates of Prayer (F), Cottrell Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Episcopal Church of the Epiphany (H), First Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bunk Johnsons Grave (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in New Iberia include: Bouligny Plaza (1), New Iberia City Park (2), West End Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: National Trust for Historic Preservation (Museums; 317 East Main Street), Shadows On the Teche (Museums; 317 East Main Street), Iberia Parish - Libraries- Main Branch- Reference Desk (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 445 East Main Street), Iberia Parish - Libraries- City Park Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Recreational Building), Iberia Parish - Libraries- Coteau Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 6310 Coteau Road), Iberia Parish - Libraries- Main Branch- Children's Department (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 445 East Main Street), Iberia Parish - Libraries- Main Branch- Headquarters (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 445 East Main Street), Iberia Parish - Recreation and Playground Board- Recreation Department Of (Amusement & Theme Parks; 313 Willow Wood Drive), Iberia Parish Tourist Commission (2513 Highway 14).

Hotels: Mike's Inn (1211 West Main Street), Harmnony's Lounge (2714 Highway 14), Inn of Iberia (924 East Admiral Doyle Drive), Comfort Suites (2817 Highway 14), Southland Inn (503 Highway 90 East), Comfort Suites New Iberia (2817 Highway 14), Best Western Inn and Suites (2714 Highway 14), Teche Motel (1830 East Main Street), Kajun Inn Motel (1505 Center Street).

Courts: Iberia Parish - Clerk Of Court (Court House), New Iberia Juvenile Drug Court (215 West Saint Peter Street), New Iberia City - City Court (City Hall).

Iberia Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.20
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Iberia and their reported violations in the past:

RIP VAN WINKLE GARDENS (Address: 10106 JEFFERSON ISLAND ROAD , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 59.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in New Iberia in 2010:

  • 367 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in New Iberia in 2000:

  • 405 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 362 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 55 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 50 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

New Iberia, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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New Iberia compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median age below state average.

Banks with most branches in New Iberia (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: New Iberia Main Branch, Downtown Branch, North Lewis Branch, Lydia Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Southside Branch, Center Street Branch, North Lewis Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Teche Federal Bank: West Saint Peter Street Branch, at 1120 Jefferson Terrace Boulevard, North Lewis Street Branch. Info updated 2011/08/02: Bank assets: $810.9 mil, Deposits: $605.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Teche Holding Company
  • Iberiabank: Admiral Doyle Branch, North Lewis Street Branch, St. Peter Street Branch. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • MidSouth Bank, National Association: East Admiral Doyle Branch, Bonne Terre Branch, Super 1 Food Branch. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $1,396.1 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorp, Inc.
  • Teche Bank & Trust Co.: Coteau Branch at 4515 Coteau Road, branch established on 1995/07/17; Jane Street Branch at 1407 Jane Street, branch established on 2010/06/24. Info updated 2006/05/10: Bank assets: $87.0 mil, Deposits: $70.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Martinville, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Louisiana Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Community First Bank: Northside Branch at 403 Emile Verret Street, branch established on 2001/05/30; at 535 Jefferson Terrance Boulevard, branch established on 1999/05/10. Info updated 2008/06/27: Bank assets: $246.3 mil, Deposits: $222.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Parkview - Drive-Up Branch at 940 Parkview Drive, branch established on 2000/02/15; Admiral Doyle (New Iberia) Branch at 1123 Admiral Odyle Drive, branch established on 1988/07/18. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Jeanerette: New Iberia Branch at 413 Jefferson Terrace, branch established on 1996/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $198.5 mil, Deposits: $181.1 mil, headquarters in Jeanerette, LA, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Jeanerette First National Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Iberia, Louisiana:

  • Ramada Conference Center, 2915 Hwy 14, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 367-1201, Fax: (337) 367-7877
  • Comfort Suites, 2817 Hwy 14, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 367-0855, Fax: (337) 367-0845
  • Best Western Inn & Suites, 2714 Hwy 14, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (800) 840-7147, Fax: (337) 367-5311
  • Days Inn & Suites, 611 Queen City Dr, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 560-9500, Fax: (337) 560-5611
  • Days Inn, 603 Queen City Dr, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 560-9500, Fax: (337) 560-5611
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 318 West Hwy 90 , Frontage Rd, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 408-2700, Fax: (337) 408-2710
  • Candlewood Suites-New Iberia/Avery Island, 2600 Hwy 14, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 344-5862, Fax: (334) 769-2899
  • Laquinta Inns & Suites, 611 A Queen City Dr, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 321-6000, Fax: (337) 321-6007
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 400 Spanish Towne Blvd, New Iberia, LA 70560 , Phone: (337) 321-6700, Fax: (337) 321-6659
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Iberia, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

New Iberia travel time to work - commute New Iberia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (49%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Iberia city (based on Iberia Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.01%
Here: 71.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents79.1%9.8%3.9%2.8%1.7%
Congregations33.3%15.4%17.9%5.1%2.6%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristJewishUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents0.9%0.5%0.5%0.5%0.4%
Congregations2.6%5.1%2.6%7.7%7.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Iberia Parish:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Iberia Parish:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Iberia Parish:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Iberia Parish:

31.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$32,660$35,6290$0
Other Government Administration 13$27,122$25,0360$0
Judicial and Legal 5$12,046$28,9100$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,236$38,8320$0
Firefighters 54$176,020$39,1160$0
Fire - Other 2$4,836$29,0160$0
Streets and Highways 33$75,268$27,3702$1,709
Sewerage 35$87,030$29,8390$0
Parks and Recreation 23$43,174$22,52664$30,259
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$26,146$31,3753$720
Totals for Government 187$487,538$31,28669$32,688

New Iberia government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,882,000 ($93.43)
    Sewerage: $814,000 ($26.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $729,000 ($23.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,625,000 ($149.94)
    Sewerage: $2,925,000 ($94.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,569,000 ($83.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,520,000 ($81.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,382,000 ($77.22)
    Regular Highways: $2,015,000 ($65.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,259,000 ($40.82)
    General - Other: $1,048,000 ($33.98)
    Central Staff Services: $613,000 ($19.87)
    Financial Administration: $561,000 ($18.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $439,000 ($14.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $191,000 ($6.19)
    General Public Buildings: $186,000 ($6.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,122,000 ($36.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $157,000 ($5.09)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($3.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($3.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,260,000 ($202.94)

New Iberia government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,041,000 ($131.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $651,000 ($21.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $241,000 ($7.81)
    All Other: $92,000 ($2.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,798,000 ($90.71)
    All Other: $495,000 ($16.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $633,000 ($20.52)
    Sewerage: $229,000 ($7.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $584,000 ($18.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $395,000 ($12.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $132,000 ($4.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,313,000 ($42.57)
    General Local Government Support: $110,000 ($3.57)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($0.49)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,965,000 ($387.89)
    Property: $3,476,000 ($112.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,618,000 ($52.45)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,229,000 ($39.84)
    Other License: $199,000 ($6.45)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $59,000 ($1.91)

New Iberia government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,377,000 ($790.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,294,000 ($755.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,217,000 ($39.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $684,000 ($22.17)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $416,000 ($13.49)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $268,000 ($8.69)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($4.34)

New Iberia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,925,000 ($94.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,766,000 ($900.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,158,000 ($69.96)

5.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.01% ($32,886 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.62% ($45,605)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.56% ($28,702)


5.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Iberia Parish:

0.04%
Louisiana average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.51% ($32,224 average AGI)
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.62% ($27,103)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.51% ($32,953)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Iberia:

  • KANE (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAFOURCHE, L.L.C.)
  • KNIR (1360 AM; 1 kW; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOL (1330 AM; 5 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KROF (960 AM; 1 kW; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Iberia:

  • KTDY (99.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KXKC (99.1 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BONIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRKA (107.9 FM; ERATH, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KFTE (96.5 FM; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • K219DB (91.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KAJN-FM (102.9 FM; CROWLEY, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K213DG (90.5 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KPEL-FM (105.1 FM; ABBEVILLE, LA; Owner: ABBEVILLE BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around New Iberia:

  • K49DE (Channel 49; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K54FT (Channel 54; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KATC (Channel 3; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KATC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAJN-LP (Channel 40; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: RICE CAPITAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLPB-TV (Channel 24; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • KLFY-TV (Channel 10; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KLFY, L.P.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • KADN (Channel 15; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: KADN-15, INC.)
  • K58GA (Channel 46; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: WNTZ-48, INC.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K69HD (Channel 69; CHURCH POINT, LA; Owner: GULF MANAGEMENT II, L.L.C.)
  • KLFT-LP (Channel 21; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: K. SANDOVAL BURKE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of New Iberia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 28
Total length: 713 meters (2,339ft)
Total costs: $943,000
Total average daily traffic: 395,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 24,109
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 237,564

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 15
  • 2010-2012: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Iberia, LA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Iberia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 266 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Iberia, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 111 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Iberia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in New Iberia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 156 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 402
  • Hazardous Condition: 193
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 57

Incident types - New Iberia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Iberia, LA
Most common first names in New Iberia, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph26171.4 years
Mary22973.9 years
John18271.4 years
Marie14081.9 years
James13368.6 years
Robert12671.7 years
Charles10370.5 years
William9871.0 years
George9875.0 years
Louis9874.8 years
Most common last names in New Iberia, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Broussard35875.8 years
Romero31574.6 years
Landry22776.5 years
Hebert20575.7 years
Leblanc19676.1 years
Viator15876.8 years
Derouen13475.0 years
Bourque11774.1 years
Delcambre11477.4 years
Segura11475.5 years
Businesses in New Iberia, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's4
AutoZone1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Office Depot1
Burger King3Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
DHL1Rite Aid2
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2Rue211
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In2
Ford1Sears1
GNC2Starbucks1
GameStop1Subway4
Goodwill1Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn2Toyota1
Honda1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS7
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens2
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's2
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William J. Thomas, Iii (10)
  • Don Umphries (7)
  • Vernon Joseph Bouligny (7)
  • Larry E. Berges (6)
  • Herman Joseph Schellstede (5)
  • Vernon J. Bouligny (5)
  • Vernon Joseph Bouligny, Jr. (5)
  • William F. Boelte (5)
  • Rizal Masingkan (4)
  • Herman J. Schellstede (3)

Total of 100 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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