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Population (year 2000): 32,623. Estimated population in July 2005: 32,495 (-0.4% change)
Males: 15,256 (46.8%), Females: 17,367 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 33.6 years
Median household income: $26,079 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,800 (year 2000)

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Races in New Iberia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.3%)
  • Black (38.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: French (16.4%), United States (12.4%), French Canadian (7.6%), German (3.8%), English (2.8%), Irish (2.8%).

New! Iberia, Louisiana forum

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Iberia

  • High school or higher: 64.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Iberia city

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

2.3% Foreign born (1.6% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +498 (+1.6%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: LA Lafayette, (20.5 miles pop. 110,257).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (56.2 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (245.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (6.4 miles Lydia, LA (6.8 miles Loreauville, Martinville, LA St. (8.4 miles LA (11.7 miles Jeanerette, LA (12.3 miles Delcambre, LA (13.6 miles Youngsville, LA (13.8 miles Broussard, LA (14.7 miles Parks,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 53 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 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

Latitude: 30.00 N, Longitude: 91.82 W

Area code: 337


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.0%), Retail trade (13.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,915 (+8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,000 (53.4%)


 

Crime in New Iberia by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 2 1 3 0 1
    per 100,000 6.1 3.1 9.2 0.0 3.1
Rapes 7 10 5 6 4
    per 100,000 21.5 30.7 15.3 18.4 12.3
Robberies 24 29 36 47 43
    per 100,000 73.6 88.9 110.4 144.1 131.8
Assaults 53 38 215 223 202
    per 100,000 162.5 116.5 659.0 683.6 619.2
Burglaries 204 173 384 308 237
    per 100,000 625.3 530.3 1177.1 944.1 726.5
Thefts 460 627 1,369 1,488 1,306
    per 100,000 1410.0 1922.0 4196.4 4561.2 4003.3
Auto thefts 80 82 167 106 86
    per 100,000 245.2 251.4 511.9 324.9 263.6
189.1 199.4 471.4 461.8 403.4


Average climate in New Iberia, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Iberia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/29/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 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 3 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Kathleen Blanco, 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), Charlie Segura - College football player (La Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns), Jermaine Spencer - College basketball player (Northwestern St. Demons), Tyronn Mitchell - College basketball player (Northwestern St. Demons).


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


Hospitals/medical centers in New Iberia:
  • DAUTERINE HOSPITAL (600 NORTH LEWIS STREET)
  • IBERIA GENERAL HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CTR (2315 E MAIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Iberia:
  • MEADOWBROOK REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • REHABILITATION HOSP OF ACADIANA (about 18 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)
  • WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Iberia:
  • ACADIANA REGIONAL (about 5 miles; NEW IBERIA, LA; ID: ARA)
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 18 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 60 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Iberia:
  • LE MAIRE MEML (about 15 miles; JEANERETTE, LA; ID: 2R1)
  • ABBEVILLE CHRIS CRUSTA MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; ABBEVILLE, LA; ID: 0R3)
  • BORDELON AIRPARK (about 21 miles; BREAUX BRIDGE, LA; ID: L28)

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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 6 $8,617 $17,234 1 $850
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $4,543 $27,258 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 18 $30,389 $20,259 36 $10,207
Sewerage 31 $62,306 $24,118 1 $1,224
Solid Waste Management 4 $8,960 $26,880 0 $0
Health 1 $1,395 $16,740 0 $0
Streets and Highways 29 $53,340 $22,071 1 $1,477
Correction 1 $1,548 $18,576 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,765 $21,180 0 $0
Firefighters 53 $116,383 $26,350 0 $0
Police - Other 15 $28,186 $22,548 11 $8,759
Police Protection - Officers 69 $192,228 $33,430 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $42,863 $28,575 1 $631
Financial Administration 10 $22,240 $26,688 0 $0
Totals for Government 258 $574,763 $26,733 51 $23,147


Colleges/Universities in New Iberia:
  • LOUISIANA TECHNICAL COLLEGE-TECHE AREA CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 318; Location: 609 EMBER DR; Public)
  • PELICAN AVIATION CORP (Location: 1314 HANGER DR; Private, for-profit)
  • SOUTH LOUISIANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Location: 908 EMBER DR; Public)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Iberia:
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 21 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; Full-time enrollment: 13,673)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 52 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 56 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; FT enrollment: 6,244)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 99 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 118 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
Public high schools in New Iberia:
  • NEW IBERIA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,607; Location: 1301 EAST ADMIRAL DOYLE DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
  • WESTGATE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,211; Location: 2305 JEFFERSON ISLAND ROAD; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high schools in New Iberia:
  • CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 914; Location: 1301 DELASALLE DRIVE; Grades: 4 - 12)
  • ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 4219 E. ADMIRAL DOYLE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ACADIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 44; Location: 1209 PARKVIEW DRIVE; Grades: 2 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in New Iberia:
  • IBERIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 671; Location: 613 WEEKS ISLAND ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • COTEAU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 631; Location: 2414 COTEAU ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTH LEWIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 572; Location: 604 NORTH LEWIS STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DASPIT ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 1103 DASPIT ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BELLE PLACE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 532; Location: 4110 LOREAUVILLE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SUGARLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 532; Location: 2403 JEFFERSON ISLAND ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ANDERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 517; Location: 1059 ANDERSON STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • CENTER STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 1520 CENTER STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • PESSON ADDITION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 427; Location: 619 BROUSSARD STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NORTH STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 422; Location: 121 NORTH STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in New Iberia:
  • ST EDWARD SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 175 PORTER STREET; Grades: PK - 3)
  • EPIPHANY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 303 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK - 5)
  • HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 163; Location: 607 VICTORY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in New Iberia:
  • IBERIA PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,611,927; Location: 445 EAST MAIN STREET; 216,478 books; 3,537 audio materials; 4,703 video materials; 400 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in New Iberia: Gerbent Oak (A), Iberia Golf and Country Club (B), Iberia Parish Library (C), Iberia Parish Courthouse (D), Shadows of the Teche (E), Bayou Art Gallery (F), New Iberia City Hall (G).

Churches in New Iberia include: House of Prayer Church (A), Star Pilgrim Baptist Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), Solid Rock Baptist Church (D), Mount Calvary Baptist Church (E), Mount Carmel Convent (F), Mount Olive Baptist Church Number 2 (G), Congregation Gates of Prayer (H).

Cemetery: Bunk Johnsons Grave (1).

Parks in New Iberia include: West End Park (1), New Iberia City Park (2), Bouligny Plaza (3).

Post office: (A).  


New Iberia compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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.)
  • KJCB (770 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: R & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

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.)
  • KRVS (88.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE)
  • KMDL (97.3 FM; KAPLAN, LA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LAFAYETTE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KOOJ (93.7 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K213DG (90.5 FM; NEW IBERIA, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSMB (94.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQIS (102.1 FM; BASILE, LA; Owner: THIRD PARTNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KRRQ (95.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXZ (106.3 FM; MAURICE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJY (90.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K220EV (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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