Iberia Parish

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Iberia Parish, Louisiana

PO Box 12010
New Iberia, LA 70562
Phone: (337) 365-7282
Fax: (337) 365-0737
www.iberiaparishgovernment.com

On the central southern border of LA, southeast of Lafayette; organized Oct 30, 1868 from Saint Martin and Saint Mary parishes. Name Origin: For the European peninsula containing present-day Spain and Portugal

Area (sq mi):: 1030.86 (land 575.13; water 455.73) Population per square mile: 129.30
Population 2005: 74,388 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 7.30% Population 2000: 73,266 (White 64.30%; Black or African American 30.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,145; median household $31,204; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,018-$23,533
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • New Iberia County seat (32,499)

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