Pineville, LA

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Living in Pineville

Pineville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 14,429 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Pineville is the 29th largest community in Louisiana.

Pineville real estate is some of the most expensive in Louisiana, although Pineville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Pineville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pineville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pineville who work in sales jobs (11.36%), office and administrative support (10.94%), and management occupations (10.29%).

Pineville is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Pineville enrolled in college, Pineville has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

One of the benefits of Pineville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.60 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The citizens of Pineville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.67% of adults in Pineville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pineville in 2010 was $21,414, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,656 for a family of four. However, Pineville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pineville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Irish, French, English, German, and Italian.

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