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The City of Pineville had a population of 14,811 as of July 1, 2021. Pineville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pineville is located at latitude 31.3224 and longitude -92.4343 in Rapides Parish. The formal boundaries for the City of Pineville encompass a land area of 12.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles. Rapides Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.

The City of Pineville has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Pineville is located within Parish Governing Authority District B, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rapides Parish.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pineville: El Rapido, Poste Du Rapides.

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Pineville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 14,811 (100%)
Population in Households 13,725 (92.7%)
Population in Families 10,560 (71.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,086 ( 7.3%)
Population Density 1,176
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $46,654
Average Household Income $61,525
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $24,408
Wealth Index5 51


Total HU (Housing Units) 6,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,973 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,729 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $160,688
Average Home Value $181,338
Housing Affordability Index3 183


Total Households 5,702
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 3,435
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.16% -0.07%
Households 0.14% -0.09%
Families 0.11% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
Owner Occupied HU   0.08%

Pineville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pineville to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 94th
Population Density # 119 75th
Median Household Income # 198 58th
Housing Affordability Index # 183 39th
Per Capita Income # 206 57th
Diversity Index # 180 62nd

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