Pineville, NC

Pineville profile

Living in Pineville

Pineville is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 9,028 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pineville is the 109th largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns 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 town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pineville who work in office and administrative support (15.63%), sales jobs (11.37%), and business and financial occupations (8.53%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.42% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The citizens of Pineville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.69% of adults in Pineville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pineville in 2018 was $31,323, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,292 for a family of four. However, Pineville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pineville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. Pineville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.32% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pineville include African, German, Irish, English, and Italian.

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