New Iberia, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 29,620 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 13,964  (47.1%)
Females: 15,656  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70560.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,123 (it was $26,079 in 2000)
New Iberia:

$35,123
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,550 (it was $13,084 in 2000)

New Iberia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,911 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
New Iberia:

$121,911
LA:

$162,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Iberia: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.0%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for Black residents, 31.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.7% for American Indian residents, 58.5% for other race residents, 34.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in New Iberia, LA (2017)
    • 15,14949.8%White alone
    • 12,52141.2%Black alone
    • 1,2384.1%Hispanic
    • 7512.5%Asian alone
    • 7442.4%Two or more races
    • 520.2%Other race alone
    • 200.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 219 registered sex offenders living in New Iberia, Louisiana as of July 12, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Iberia is 141 to 1.



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

2.26
Louisiana average:

3.79
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Ancestries: American (17.7%), French (9.9%), French Canadian (3.6%), Cajun (3.0%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1839

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,804 people per square mile   (average).

New Iberia, Louisiana map

1,124 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).

This city:

3.8%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $454 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $286 (0.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 30.00 N, Longitude: 91.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,005 (+16.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,560 (51.9%)

Area code: 337

Distribution of median household income in New Iberia, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in New Iberia, LA in 2017
New Iberia satellite photo by USGS

New Iberia tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $271,400
  • 2015: 21 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $211,700
Number of permits per 10,000 New Iberia, LA residents
Average permit cost in New Iberia, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in New Iberia, LA
Historical housing units in New Iberia, LA

Population change in the 1990s: +498 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in New Iberia, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (17.9%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in New Iberia, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)

Average climate in New Iberia, Louisiana

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New Iberia, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3

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 New Iberia 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 New Iberia 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 the city 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Iberia topographic map

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: 835, Location: 1301 DE LASALLE DR, Grades: 4-12)
  • HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 470, Location: 708 ANGERS ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 316, Location: 4219 E ADMIRAL DOYLE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in New Iberia:

Private elementary/middle schools in New Iberia:

  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 360, Location: 175 PORTER ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • EPIPHANY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 124, Location: 120 JEFFERSON 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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in New Iberia:

Marital status in New Iberia, LA
  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in New Iberia:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - New Iberia
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Religion statistics for New Iberia, LA (based on Iberia Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,91413
Evangelical Protestant8,18830
Black Protestant2,2168
Mainline Protestant1,81311
Other3903
None21,719-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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
Here:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

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

12.8%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.0%
Louisiana:

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

9.7%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Iberia:

48.6%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
New Iberia:

21.3%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Iberia:

12.0%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Iberia:

34.7%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Iberia, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 58$235,124$48,6460$0
Streets and Highways 42$86,397$24,6851$1,052
Sewerage 34$100,881$35,6050$0
Parks and Recreation 25$55,098$26,44750$20,259
Other Government Administration 15$39,476$31,5811$1,105
Housing and Community Development (Local) 11$29,531$32,2160$0
Other and Unallocable 8$32,265$48,3980$0
Financial Administration 7$22,544$38,6470$0
Judicial and Legal 4$14,006$42,0181$1,566
Police - Other 2$3,011$18,0660$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,659$55,9080$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 207$622,992$36,11553$23,982

4.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lafayette Parish, LA  1.26% ($43,795 average AGI)
from St. Mary Parish, LA  0.76% ($43,313)
from St. Martin Parish, LA  0.54% ($30,745)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lafayette Parish, LA  1.93% ($48,357 average AGI)
to Vermilion Parish, LA  0.63% ($32,089)
to St. Martin Parish, LA  0.61% ($31,061)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of New Iberia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 101Number of bridges
  • 3,140ft / 957mTotal length
  • $21,818,000Total costs
  • 662,660Total average daily traffic
  • 75,989Total average daily truck traffic
  • 434,352Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Iberia, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 141980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 172000-2009
  • 112010-2018
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: 359 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in New Iberia, LA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (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: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Iberia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in New Iberia)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 124 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 228. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 445 took place in 2005, and the least - 61 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in New Iberia, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (43.0%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Iberia, LA
    • 1,66843.0%Outside Fires
    • 1,41036.4%Structure Fires
    • 67717.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1233.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Iberia, LA

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

  • Comfort Suites, 2817 Hwy 14, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 367-0855, Fax: (337) 367-0845
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 318 West Hwy 90 , Frontage Rd, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 408-2700, Fax: (337) 408-2710
  • Candlewood Suites-New Iberia/Avery Island, 2600 Hwy 14, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 344-5862, Fax: (334) 769-2899
  • Laquinta Inns & Suites, 611 A Queen City Dr, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 321-6000, Fax: (337) 321-6007
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 400 Spanish Towne Blvd, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 321-6700, Fax: (337) 321-6659
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites New Iberia, 611a Queen City Dr, New Iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 321-6000, Fax: (337) 321-6007
  • Ramada Conference Center, 2915 Hwy 14, New iberia, Louisiana 70560 , Phone: (337) 367-1201, Fax: (337) 367-7877
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Iberia, Louisiana
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Iberia, LA
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Iberia, LA
  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


New Iberia compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

New Iberia on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 (70560) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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