is a city
in Rapides Parish
, United States
. It is adjacent to the city of Alexandria, Louisiana
, and is part of that city's Metropolitan Statistical Area
. The population was 13,829 at the 2000 census.
Geographyright|Location of Pineville, Louisiana
Pineville is located at coor (31.338781, .
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 31.3 km²
). 29.7 km² (11.5 mi²) of it is land and 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it (4.97%) is water.
As of the population density
was 465.1/km² (1,204.8/mi²). There were 5,448 housing units at an average density of 183.2/km² (474.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 69.57% White
, 26.08% African American
, 0.51% Native American
, 1.90% Asian
, 0.09% Pacific Islander
, 0.30% from other races
, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 1.14% of the population.
There were 4,994 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples
living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 13.1% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,159, and the median income for a family was $37,735. Males had a median income of $30,205 versus $21,154 for females. The per capita income
for the city was $15,969. About 14.3% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line
, including 20.5% of those under age 18 and 19.9% of those age 65 or over.
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