Pineville, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pineville, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Pineville had a population of 8,962 as of July 1, 2017. Pineville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pineville is located at latitude 35.0937 and longitude -80.8935 in Mecklenburg County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pineville (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Mecklenburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Town of Pineville (GNIS ID: 2407125) 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 Town of Pineville is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Mecklenburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pineville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Pineville, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,962
Daytime Population: Workers 17,209
Daytime Population: Residents 4,540
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,749
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.43
Population in Households 8,758
Population in Familes 5,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 204
Population Density2 1,353
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $35,992
Average Household Income $50,583
Per Capita Income $24,747


Total Housing Units 4,602 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,132 (24.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,180 (69.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $150,893
Average Home Value $182,348


Total Households 4,312
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 1,918
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.51% 1.91%
Households 2.16% 1.86%
Families 2.51% 1.83%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Pineville, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pineville to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 95 87th
Population Density # 114 85th
Diversity Index # 24 97th
Median Household Income # 524 29th
Per Capita Income # 288 61st

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