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Crime rate in New Iberia, Louisiana (LA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in New Iberia, LA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in New Iberia, LA

The 2003 crime rate in New Iberia, LA is 422 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.5 times greather than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 91.6% U.S. cities. The 2003 New Iberia crime rate fell by 14% compared to 2002. The number of homicides stood at 1 - an increase of 1 compared to 2002. In the last 5 years New Iberia has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous New Iberia, LA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
New Iberia:

422.0
St. Martinville:

233.2
Jeanerette:

142.2
Youngsville:

98.7
Broussard:

171.9
Erath:

246.7
Abbeville:

365.1
Lafayette:

381.2
Breaux Bridge:

429.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in New Iberia by year

Type

2003

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(3.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(12.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
43
(131.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
202
(619.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
237
(726.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,306
(4,006)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(263.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(12.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)422.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 218 registered sex offenders living in New Iberia, Louisiana as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Iberia is 142 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2003
New Iberia:

404.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
New Iberia:

441.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
New Iberia:

429.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2003
New Iberia:

394.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
New Iberia:

475.8
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
New Iberia:

535.6
U.S. Average:

337.2
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 83 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Louisiana average:

3.79

Zip codes: 70560.