Loreauville is a village in Iberia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 887 at the 2010 census, down from 938 at the 2000 census. It is part of the New Iberia Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Loreauville is located in northern Iberia Parish at 30°3′34″N 91°44′13″W / 30.05944°N 91.73694°W / 30.05944; -91.73694 (30.059388, -91.736830), on the east side of Bayou Teche. It is 8 miles (13 km) northeast of New Iberia, the parish seat.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.2 km), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km), or 1.45% are water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 887 people, 341 households, and 231 families living in the village. There were 394 housing units, of which 53, or 13.5%, were vacant. The racial makeup of the village was 76.9% white, 21.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% some other race, and 0.6% from two or more races. 1.1% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 341 households in the village, 35.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were headed by married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.3% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60, and the average family size was 3.19. 27.1% of residents in the village were under the age of 18, 9.3% were from age 18 to 24, 26.5% were from 25 to 44, 21.1% were from 45 to 64, and 16.0% were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.
Additional information is available through the American Community Survey, most recently released for 2012 through 2016. During this period, 63% of all housing units were single-unit structures, 23% were mobile homes, and 14% were multi-unit structures. 13% of the housing units had been built since 1990.
As of 2012-16, 78% of people 25 years and over had graduated from high school, and 10 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. 166 village residents were enrolled in school (these values do not represent total enrollment in the local school). Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 13, and elementary through high school enrollment was 142. 11 village residents were enrolled in college or graduate school.
The estimated median annual income for a household in the village during 2012-2016 was $42,625, and for a family was $47,500. Male full-time workers had a median income of $61,094 versus $28,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,733. 27.0% of the population and 18.7% of families were below the poverty line, along with 39.4% of people under the age of 18 and 9.5% of people age 65 and over.
In 2012-2016, the employed population of 16 years and older worked primarily in the following industries: manufacturing 15%; education 14%; agriculture 12%; construction 10%; and retail 10%. The most common occupations were: management, professional, and related occupations, 26%; sales and office occupations, 25%; service occupations, 17%; production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%; and natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations, 15%. 82% of the people employed were private wage and salary workers, 14% were government workers, and 3% were self-employed.
88% of workers living in Loreauville drove to work alone in 2012-2016, 8% carpooled, 3% took public transportation, and 1% used other means. The average travel time to work was 28 minutes.