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.
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%).
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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Pineville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.60 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
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, 23.67% have at least a bachelor's 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.