New Iberia employment information

IndexNew IberiaLouisianaNational
Income per capita$21,135$24,775$28,555
Median household income$40,117$44,991$53,482
Median income owner occupied$51,486$57,681$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,905$26,583$33,219
Median earnings male$33,631$37,322$36,116
Median earnings female$17,543$22,260$25,692
Unemployment rate6.9%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level24.1%19.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in New Iberia is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in New Iberia is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in New Iberia is 19% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in New Iberia is 54% higher than the national average.

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New Iberia median earnings by income bracket

New Iberia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%2.6%
Manufacturing sector11.0%1.9%
Financial & insurance services2.7%6.5%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%17.7%
Public administration3.1%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%2.4%
Education, health & social services8.5%35.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Youngsville, LA9,358$96,41580%
Milton, LA3,030$83,70557%
Broussard, LA9,041$60,75014%
Cade, LA1,213$57,0677%
Sorrel, LA845$45,93814%
New Iberia, LA30,750$40,11725%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bel Air North, MD30,758$99,53886%
North Chicago, IL30,760$41,86622%
Laguna Hills, CA30,768$91,46071%
Fruit Cove, FL30,770$97,55582%
Poughkeepsie, NY30,716$38,97327%
New Iberia, LA30,750$40,11725%
Source: The New Iberia, LA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.