Pinetop-Lakeside is a very small town located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 4,345 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pinetop-Lakeside is the 79th largest community in Arizona.
Pinetop-Lakeside real estate is some of the most expensive in Arizona, although Pinetop-Lakeside house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Pinetop-Lakeside is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pinetop-Lakeside is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinetop-Lakeside who work in sales jobs (16.18%), healthcare (13.58%), and management occupations (9.39%).
Another notable thing is that Pinetop-Lakeside is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pinetop-Lakeside is worth considering.
Even though Pinetop-Lakeside is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The percentage of people in Pinetop-Lakeside who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.79% of adults in Pinetop-Lakeside have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pinetop-Lakeside in 2010 was $26,695, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,780 for a family of four. However, Pinetop-Lakeside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Pinetop-Lakeside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pinetop-Lakeside residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Pinetop-Lakeside include English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Pinetop-Lakeside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.