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New Iberia Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010, the total population of New Iberia Area is 73,240. The New Iberia Area population density is 71.07 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in New Iberia Area is white, which represent 62.19% of the total population. The average New Iberia Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 73,240. #476

Population Density, #540

New Iberia Area
71.07 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:45,551 (62.19%, #827)
Black:23,435 (32.00%, #81)
Hispanic:2,299 (3.14%, #618)
Asian:1,754 (2.39%, #155)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):289 (0.39%, #549)
One Race, Other:1,074 (1.47%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,137 (1.55%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,391 (60.50%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:99 (4.31%, see rank)
Cuban:81 (3.52%, see rank)
Central American:206 (8.96%, see rank)
South American:40 (1.74%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:82 (4.68%, see rank)
Chinese:46 (2.62%, see rank)
Filipino:53 (3.02%, see rank)
Japanese:4 (0.23%, see rank)
Korean:8 (0.46%, see rank)
Vietnamese:381 (21.72%, see rank)
Asian, Other:1,112 (63.40%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

64,422 (87.62%) out of the total population of 73,527 reported first ancestry.

 New Iberia Area% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab1050.14%, see rank0.35%0.53%
Czech370.05%, see rank0.12%0.50%
Danish100.01%, see rank0.10%0.45%
Dutch910.12%, see rank0.57%1.51%
English2,2063.00%, see rank6.53%8.53%
French18,34624.95%, see rank16.66%3.54%
German3,3894.61%, see rank8.28%15.79%
Greek230.03%, see rank0.13%0.42%
Hungarian90.01%, see rank0.11%0.48%
Irish2,6553.61%, see rank7.85%11.36%
Italian1,8362.50%, see rank4.93%5.66%
Norwegian900.12%, see rank0.26%1.46%
Polish1430.19%, see rank0.48%3.13%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.10%0.46%
Russian120.02%, see rank0.17%0.97%
Scotch-Irish1970.27%, see rank0.94%1.07%
Scottish4800.65%, see rank1.00%1.81%
Subsaharan African2350.32%, see rank0.78%0.93%
Swedish2980.41%, see rank0.28%1.34%
Swiss1000.14%, see rank0.07%0.31%
Ukrainian300.04%, see rank0.04%0.31%
American11,19515.23%, see rank9.83%6.72%
Welsh350.05%, see rank0.24%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 35,756 (48.82%, see rank)
Females: 37,484 (51.18%, see rank)

New Iberia Area
Male: 48.82%
Female: 51.18%
Male: 48.95%
Female: 51.05%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
New Iberia Area
35.60 years old
35.80 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
New Iberia Area
34.20 years old
34.50 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
New Iberia Area
37.00 years old
37.20 years old
38.50 years old

 New Iberia Area% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years5,4847.49%, see rank6.93%6.54%
5 to 9 years5,3837.35%, see rank6.76%6.59%
10 to 14 years5,6147.67%, see rank6.77%6.70%
15 to 19 years5,4897.49%, see rank7.21%7.14%
20 to 24 years4,8156.57%, see rank7.46%6.99%
25 to 34 years9,33512.75%, see rank13.86%13.30%
35 to 44 years8,91512.17%, see rank12.45%13.30%
45 to 54 years11,00815.03%, see rank14.43%14.58%
55 to 64 years8,28311.31%, see rank11.81%11.82%
65 to 74 years4,9906.81%, see rank6.88%7.03%
75 to 84 2,9073.97%, see rank3.97%4.23%
85 years and over1,0171.39%, see rank1.45%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 New Iberia AreaLouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population46,540, 100%2,940,298204,336,017
Less Than High School11,104, 23.86%, see rank17.82%14.28%
High School Graduate18,766, 40.32%, see rank34.30%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree10,507, 22.58%, see rank26.46%28.99%
Bachelor Degree4,257, 9.15%, see rank14.30%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,906, 4.10%, see rank7.13%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#12.15, see rank12.8913.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 New Iberia Area LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,61077.32%22.68%70.97%29.03%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)9,23282.56%, see rank17.44%, see rank83.07%16.93%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,24981.10%, see rank18.90%, see rank82.67%17.33%90.52%9.48%
College2,19686.02%, see rank13.98%, see rank82.42%17.58%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School24478.28%, see rank21.72%, see rank71.83%28.17%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 New Iberia AreaLouisianaU.S.
Total Households26,778, 100%1,728,360116,716,292
Average Household Size2.70, see rank2.552.58
1 Person Households6,427, 24.00%, see rank26.87%26.74%
2 or More Person Households20,351, 76.00%, see rank73.13%73.26%
Family Households (Families)19,118, 71.39%, see rank67.12%66.43%
Average Family Size3.19, see rank3.103.14
Married-Couple Family12,496, 46.67%, see rank44.45%48.42%
Nonfamily Households7,660, 28.61%, see rank32.88%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 New Iberia Area%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total56,837see rank3,603,211248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over27,389100%, see rank1,742,444120,789,875
Never Married9,36334.19%, see rank36.37%35.08%
Married14,45652.78%, see rank50.24%52.93%
Widowed8573.13%, see rank2.82%2.53%
Divorced2,7139.91%, see rank10.56%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over29,448100%, see rank1,860,767127,252,362
Never Married8,90130.23%, see rank30.47%28.74%
Married14,31548.61%, see rank46.30%49.95%
Widowed2,7269.26%, see rank10.33%9.34%
Divorced3,50611.91%, see rank12.90%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 New Iberia Area%LouisianaU.S.
Native70,84196.35%, see rank96.31%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence64,13287.22%, see rank78.49%58.71%
Born in Different State6,4808.81%, see rank17.23%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2290.31%, see rank0.59%1.38%
Foreign Born2,6863.65%, see rank3.69%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship8671.18%, see rank1.50%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,8192.47%, see rank2.19%7.16%
Born In Europe830.11%, see rank0.35%1.56%
Born In Asia1,2401.69%, see rank1.19%3.67%
Born In Africa500.07%, see rank0.14%0.51%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,2491.70%, see rank1.93%6.79%
Born In Northern America640.09%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 New Iberia Area%LouisianaU.S.
English21,05379.57%, see rank88.04%79.64%
Spanish9993.78%, see rank3.95%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages3,89014.70%, see rank6.43%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4741.79%, see rank1.29%3.24%
Other410.15%, see rank0.28%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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