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Overview

Introduction to Pineville, Louisiana

Pineville, Louisiana is 79 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center) and 169 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is in Rapides county. The city is part of the Alexandria metro area. The population of Pineville is 13,829.

Pineville History

The city of Pineville is in Rapides Parish, in the Alexandria metro area. The city is located in the geographic center of the state. Pineville is almost 275 years old. Prior to the arrival of the white settlers, the area was occupied by the Native Americans. Construction of building started in the area in the 1700s.

Pineville and nearby Attractions

  • Old Courthouse Museum
  • Marksville State Historic Site
  • Chicot State Park
  • Kate Chopin House
  • Sabine National Wildlife Refuge

Things To Do In Pineville

While staying in Pineville, tourist can visit the Chicot State Park. It is also worth taking a look around the Marksville State Historic Site. The Sabine National Wildlife Refuge is also a popular tourist destination. Tourists can also visit the Kate Chopin House and the Old Courthouse Museum.

Pineville Transportation

Air transport facilities are available at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Pineville Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Northwestern State University, Louisiana State University, Louisiana Technical College, and Nicholls State University.

People

Total Population 14,455
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 5,428
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 36.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.9%
Median Earnings25+ $33,462
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,493
% Above Poverty Level 78.7%
% Below Poverty Level 21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.6%
Median Gross Rent $679
Median House Value $122,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 9.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pineville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles N of Lafayette, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Rapides
Metro Area Alexandria
Standard Zip Codes 71360
P.O. Box Zip Codes 71361
Company Zip Codes 71359
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.322
Longitude -92.434

Pineville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 58 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.4 inches
Station WOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 58 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 61.7 inches
Station BOYCE 3 WNW
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 57 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Pineville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Camp Beauregard (71360)

Esler (71360)

Green Gables (71360)

Kingsville (71360)

Kolin (71360)

Lakeside (71360)

Paradise (71360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexandria 47,985 $41,396
Ball 4,000 $65,461
Boyce 1,441 $36,250
Pollock 425 $43,750
Woodworth 1,121 $75,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pineville Hospitals

HUEY P LONG MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - State)
352 HOSPITAL BLVD
(318) 448-0811
Emergency Service: Yes

Alexandria VA Medical Center
(VA)
2495 Shreveport Hwy. 71 North
(318) 473-0010 or (800) 375-8387
Emergency Service:

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Pineville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PINEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
1511 LINE STREET
318-442-8990
Serves 1,061 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

TIOGA HIGH SCHOOL
1207 TIOGA ROAD
318-640-9661
Serves 917 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

CENTRAL LOUISIANA STATE HOSPITAL
242 W SHAMROCK STREET UNIT 8B
318-484-6549
A Special Education School
A Title I School.
Serves 11 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.8

PINECREST DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER
610 COLWELL STREET
318-641-2138
A Special Education School
A Title I School.
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 3

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