|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Iberia is 27,989. New Iberia, Louisiana is the 1,395th largest city in the US.
New Iberia is located entirely in Iberia Parish.
The peak population of New Iberia was in 2000, when its population was 32,556. In 2000, New Iberia was the 985th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,395th largest city in the US. New Iberia is currently 14.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
New Iberia has shrunk 14.0% since the year 2000. New Iberia, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
New Iberia has a population density of 2,748.4 people per square mile.
|1391||Maryland Heights, Missouri||28,024||3.2%|
|1394||Fort Mill, South Carolina||27,991||248.4%|
|1395||New Iberia, Louisiana||27,989||-14.0%|
|1397||Lake Jackson, Texas||27,879||1.2%|
|1398||Garden City, Kansas||27,856||-2.3%|
|1400||West Melbourne, Florida||27,830||170.8%|
The total voting age population of New Iberia, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 21,204. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.8% of the residents of New Iberia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of New Iberia are 53.7% White, 40.8% Black, 2.9% Two or more races, 1.4% Asian, 1.1% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 3.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In New Iberia, 27.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.9%. On a per-household basis, 23.7% of families are below the poverty line in New Iberia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.3% of New Iberia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.7% of New Iberia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among New Iberia residents aged 5 and older, 9.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in New Iberia is 10.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In New Iberia, 13.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in New Iberia is $38,221.
In New Iberia, 56.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.9% of housing units in New Iberia.
Of all the housing units in New Iberia, 11.4% of them were build before 1940.
In New Iberia, 13.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Iberia is $762.
In New Iberia, 75.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.