Pineville, KY


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Pineville is a very small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 1,762 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pineville is the 203rd largest community in Kentucky.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pineville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pineville is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pineville who work in office and administrative support (16.93%), food service (8.69%), and teaching (8.24%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.96 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Pineville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Pineville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.53% of adults 25 and older in Pineville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pineville in 2010 was $14,889, which is low income relative to Kentucky and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,556 for a family of four. Pineville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 46.69% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Pineville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pineville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pineville include English, German, French , and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Pineville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.