Iberville Parish, Louisiana

According to the 2000 Census, Iberville Parish, Louisiana has a population of 33,320 people. Of those, 16,412 (48%) are White, 16,560 (48%) are Black, and 343 (1%) are Latino[1]. However, 3,100 (or 9% of the 33,320 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.

Even though prisoners cannot participate in the local community, the Census Bureau nevertheless counts them as residents of the county where they are incarcerated.

A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Iberville Parish a population of 30,220 with a demographic that is 52% White, 47% Black, and 1% Latino.

Reported in
Census 2000
Incarcerated
population
Actual
population
Total 33,320 3,100 30,220
White 16,412 815 15,597
Black 16,560 2,275 14,285
Latino 343 13 330


Notes:

[1]The numbers for Whites, Blacks and Latinos may not add up to the total number because we have not included racial groups other than Whites and Blacks and because the Census Bureau considers "Latino" to be an ethnicity, not a race. Most of the people reported as being Latino are also counted as being White or Black.



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