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Time Zone: Iberia Parish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of New Iberia is the Seat for Iberia Parish.

Iberia Parish was founded in 1868. Iberia was created by taking area from Saint Martin and Parishes.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Iberia had a population of 75,101 people. This is an increase of 2.5% since the last Census (which gave a population of 73,266 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Iberia represented 1.64% of the total population of Louisiana, making it the state's 17th most populous parish (out of 64 parishes).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
200975,101+2.5%+0.11% since 2008
200875,020+2.39%+0.28% since 2007
200073,266The Last Census

More information can be found on the Iberia Parish Census Page for Iberia Parish.


Below are some of the communities located in Iberia Parish (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Iberia Parish):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
New Iberia   32,87532,6230.77% increase  
Jeanerette   5,8455,9972.53% decrease  
Delcambre   2,1472,1680.97% decrease  
Loreauville   9439380.53% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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