New Iberia, LA Demographics

The total population of New Iberia is estimated to be 28,363 with 13,894 males (48.99%) and 14,469 females (51.01%). There are 575 more females than males in New Iberia.
The median household income in New Iberia was $47,273 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 2,515(5.05%) from $49,788 in 2020. This income is 63.36% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, New Iberia sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $56,065. Overall, the median household income for the city of New Iberia stands at $47,273.
In New Iberia, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $33,189 for males and $20,415 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $58,283 for males and $39,907 for females.
In New Iberia, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Two or More Races households have the highest median household income at $72,105, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $2,701.
In 2022, the population of New Iberia was 27,473, a 1.81% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, New Iberia's population was 27,980, a decline of 1.46% compared to a population of 28,394 in 2020.
The median age in New Iberia, LA is 34.4, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 24.82% were under the age of 15, 18.84% aged 15 to 29, 41.80% aged 30 to 64, 12.67% aged 65 to 84, and 1.87% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of New Iberia population: 49.20% are White, 43.63% are Black or African American, 0.15% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.97% are Asian, 0% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.42% are some other race and 5.64% are multiracial.