Iberville Parish

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Iberville Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 423
Plaquemine, LA 70765
Phone: (225) 687-5160
Fax: (225) 687-5260

In south-central LA, west of Baton Rouge; organized 1807 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Pierre le Moyne, Sieur d'Iberville (1661-1706), French-Canadian naval officer who explored the Mississippi River delta and founded French colonies at present-day Biloxi and Mobile; governor of LA (1703)

Area (sq mi):: 652.84 (land 618.64; water 34.20) Population per square mile: 52.40
Population 2005: 32,386 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 33,320 (White 48.60%; Black or African American 49.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,272; median household $29,039; Population below poverty level: 23.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,446-$21,498
Unemployment (2004): 8.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 26.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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