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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,477
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+5,938
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married34%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,754
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,466
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,154

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,710
% Above Poverty Level76.8%
% Below Poverty Level23.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$713
Median House Value$131,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.9%
French Except Basque8.4%
Irish8.3%
English7.1%
Italian3.2%
Arab2.9%
Scottish2.4%
Welsh1.6%
Canadian0.9%
Polish0.4%
Slovak0.3%
African0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Dutch0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Pineville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rapides Parish
Standard Zip Codes71360, 71405
P.O. Box Zip Codes71361
Company Zip Codes71359
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.33
Approximate Longitude-92.41

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)

StationALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp38 to 58 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.4 inches
StationWOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches
StationBOYCE 3 WNW
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp39 to 57 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alexandria48,044$42,783
Ball4,014$57,097
Boyce1,439$36,250
Pollock428$45,417
Woodworth1,201$68,750

Pineville Hospitals

Alexandria Va Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
2495 Shreveport Hwy 71 North
(318) 473-0010
Alexandria Va Health Care System
(Government - Federal)
2495 Shreveport Hwy
(318) 473-0010
Central Louisiana State Hospital
(Government - State)
242 W Shamrock Ave
(318) 484-6200

Pineville Public Schools

J.i. Barron Sr. Elementary School
3655 Holloway Road
ZIP: 71360
(318) 445-6860
Primary
Total Enrollment 896
Lessie Moore Elementary School
207 Griffith Street
ZIP: 71360
(318) 445-7151
Primary
Total Enrollment 389
Mary Goff Elementary School
6900 Shreveport Highway
ZIP: 71360
(318) 640-3416
Primary
Total Enrollment 325
Pinecrest Supports & Services Center
5191 Pinecrest Dr. Opc/dental
ZIP: 71360
(318) 487-5694
Other
Total Enrollment 64
Pineville Elementary School
835 Main Street
ZIP: 71360
(318) 442-8154
Primary
Total Enrollment 317
Pineville High School
1511 Line Street
ZIP: 71360
(318) 442-8990
High
Total Enrollment 1429
Pineville Junior High School
501 Edgewood Drive
ZIP: 71360
(318) 640-0512
Middle
Total Enrollment 664
Rapides Training Academy
901 Crepe Myrtle Street
ZIP: 71360
(318) 443-6694
Other
Total Enrollment 70
Ruby-wise Elementary School
5279 Old Marksville Highway
ZIP: 71360
(318) 443-6089
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Tioga Junior High School
1150 Tioga Road
ZIP: 71360
(318) 640-9412
Middle
Total Enrollment 591
Gateway Adolescent Treatment Center
Unit 6 Meadow Lane
ZIP: 71361
(225) 484-6926
Other
Total Enrollment 14

Pineville Private Schools

Alpine Christian School
7215 Shreveport Hwy
ZIP: 71360
Elementary
Total Enrollment 93
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