City Demographics

2010 Population: 30,617

Location:  The City of New Iberia is conveniently located along Highway 90/I-49 between Lafayette and Morgan City.

Market Access:

US Highway 90 (Future I-49)
LA Highways 14, 31, 86, 182

Scenic Byways*

Jean Lafitte
Bayou Teche
Atchafalaya Trace
*Efforts are underway to obtain National Scenic Byways designation.

For more information on Louisiana Scenic Byways 
click here.

Airports (Distance in Miles):

Lafayette Regional Airport (commercial) 23 miles
Acadiana Regional (public) within parish
LaMaire Memorial (public) within parish

Distance to Major Cities (in miles):

 Atlanta, GA
 Baton Rouge, LA
 Birmingham, AL
 Chicago, Il
 Cincinnati, OH
 Dallas, TX
 Denver, CO
 Houston, TX
 Kansas City, MO
 Memphis, TN
 Minneapolis, MN
 Mobile, AL
 Nashville, TN
 New Orleans, LA
 St. Louis, MO


Average Temperature
 January - 52°F, July - 83°F
Annual Average Temperature
Average Annual Rainfall
 82.62 inches


Dauterive Hospital
600 North Lewis Avenue
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 365-7311
For more information visit

Iberia Medical Center
2315 East Main Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 364-0441
For more information visit

Urgent Care
1110 East St. Peter Street
New Iberia, LA  70560
(337) 364-1166

Independent Living for Seniors:

School Days Elderly Apartments
415 Center Street
New Iberia, LA 70563
(337) 367-1222

Assisted Living (For Seniors):

Azalea Estates
1318 Andre Street
New Iberia, LA 70563
(337) 364-1695

Garden View
1000 Darby Lane
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 364-2266

Nursing Homes:

Azalea Villa
1306 W. Admiral Doyle Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 364-5472

Consolata Nursing Home
2319 E. Main Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 365-8226

Belle Teche Nursing Home
1306 W. Admiral Doyle
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 364-5472

New Iberia Manor South
600 Bayard Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 365-3441

New Iberia Manor North
1803 Jane Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
(337) 365-2466


4 Year Colleges & Universities:
(within 100 miles)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 22 miles
McNeese State University, Lake Charles
 92 miles
Nichols State University, Thibodeaux
 78 miles
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
 75 miles
Southern University, Baton Rouge
85 miles

2 Year Colleges & Universities: (within 100 miles)

Louisiana State University, Eunice
 65 miles
Louisiana Technical College, New Iberia (within parish)
 5 miles
Remington Colleges, Lafayette
 22 miles
Delta College of Arts & Technology, Lafayette
 22 miles

Louisiana Technical Colleges:  (within parish & surrounding parishes)

Teche Area Campus, Iberia Parish
(337) 373-0011
Gulf Area Campus, Vermilion Parish
(337) 893-4984
Lafayette Campus, Lafayette Parish
(337) 262-5962
Evangeline Campus, St. Martin Parish
(337) 394-6466
Young Memorial Campus, St. Mary Parish
(504) 380-2436
Academy of Acadiana, New Iberia
(337) 365-1550

Per Capita Income (2009 Parish): $29,519

Retail Sales:

 Annual Totals
 Total Retail Sales
 Food $112,423,000
 Clothing $22,039,000
 Department Stores
 Furniture $23,940,000
 Auto Sales

Labor Force (2009 Parish):

Available Labor Force - 34,951
Employed - 30,010
Unemployed - 2,260

Unemployment Rate: 8.7% (as of 2010)

Sales Tax:

Sales Tax Rate Within City Limits

 City of New Iberia
 Iberia Parish School Board
 Iberia Parish
 Iberia Parish Sheriff
 Louisiana State
 Total 8.50%

Property Taxes:  Levied by the City of New Iberia

Property tax notices are mailed to the property owners in November of each year. These taxes are due on December 31st, becoming delinquent on January 1st of the following year.

A general break down of the tax millage and dedication are as follows:

General Purpose
5.770 Mills
For the general operations of City Government
Streets and Bridges
2.890 Mills
For maintaining and improving public streets, sidewalks, bridges and alleys within the City.
Parks & Recreation
2.480 Mills
For the purpose of maintaining and operating public parks and recreational facilities in the City.
Bond Redemption
10.43 Mills
For the retirement of various public improvement and general obligation bonds.
21.57 Mills

Only local and parish governments levy property taxes in Louisiana. There is no state property tax.

Zoning Regulations:  Yes - call (337) 369-2330 for assistance.

Building Regulations:  Yes - call (337) 369-2354 for assistance.

Fire Insurance Rating: Class 2

Financial Institutions: 

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insures a number of commercial and savings banks within The City of New Iberia.

Freight Rail:
Louisiana & Delta Railway
Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway
Union Pacific Railway

Navigable Waterways / Ports: (distance in miles)

Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW) within parish
Port of Iberia (shallow) within parish
Port of Greater Baton Rouge (deep)* - 80 miles
Port of Lake Charles (deep) - 95 miles
(*Foreign Trade Zone)

Parcel Service:

U.S. Postal Service
United Parcel Service (UPS)
Federal Express

Passenger Service:


Motor Freight:

SAIA Motor Freight Line
Roadway CF
ABF Freight Systems
American Freightways
Dupre Transport
Yellow Freight Systems

Major Employers:

M.A. Patout & Sons Sugar Cane Refinery
McIlhenny TABASCO® Company
The Bayou Companies 
Universal Fabricators (heavy marine)
J.P. Thibodeaux Automotive
Musson-Patout Automotive 
Cardinal Services Oilfield Services
Iberia Medical Center
Dauterive Hospital
Morton Salt Company
Land Coast Insulation, Inc.
Akzo Salt Mine, Inc.
Air Logistics Helicopter Repair/Charter
Bruce Foods Corporation
Aviation Exterior of Louisiana, Inc. ("AvEx")

Major Governmental or Other Employers (Parish)

Iberia Parish School Board Education
City of New Iberia Government
Iberia Parish Government Government