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 14,290 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.

Unlike some cities, Pineville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pineville are a mix of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (12.62%), sales jobs (11.99%), and management occupations (10.23%).

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Pineville, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Pineville provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

One of the benefits of Pineville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.91 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 population of Pineville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Pineville, 23.79% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pineville in 2010 was $22,701, 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 $90,804 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 French, Irish, English, German, and Italian.

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