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New Iberia, Louisiana Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for New Iberia, Louisiana. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how New Iberia compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for New Iberia, Louisiana, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2003 there were 8,050 total crimes reported in New Iberia, Louisiana (949 of them violent). Of the 1,610 crimes that occur a year in New Iberia, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in New Iberia, Louisiana every 5 hours. This includes 7 murders, 32 rapes, and nearly six thousand thefts (including 521 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in New Iberia, Louisiana (1999-2003)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in New Iberia, Louisiana for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in New Iberia increased by 56 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 66 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over these years in New Iberia.

Crime Trends in New Iberia, Louisiana (1999-2003)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like New Iberia, Louisiana (1999-2003)

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Crime Data Information

New Iberia, Louisiana law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • In 2001, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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