is the tenth-largest city in the U.S state of Louisiana.
Located 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Lafayette, it is the parish seat of Iberia
Parish. In 1900, 6,815 people lived in New Iberia; in 1910, 7,499; and in 1940,
13,747. The population was 32,623 at the 2000 census and 30,617 in 2010, a
decrease of 2,006, or 6.2 percent, over the past decade.
New Iberia is the principal city of the New
Iberia Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Iberia Parish