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 14,122 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Pineville is the 29th largest community in Louisiana.

Pineville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (12.57%), sales jobs (10.53%), and management occupations (10.48%).

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.

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 18.59 minutes getting to work every day.

For a small city, Pineville has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Pineville exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

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, 23.27% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pineville in 2018 was $24,464, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,856 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 French.