Pineville has the 2000th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Pineville is part of the Alexandria metro area. Unemployment in the Alexandria area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Alexandria has the 294th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pineville is below average at $37,040, and the median cost of a home in Pineville is $123,000, which is below the national average. 23% of workers in Pineville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 80% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pineville. 83% of Pineville workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Pineville spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.