Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,153 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Idyllwild-Pine Cove is the 543rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Idyllwild-Pine Cove are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Idyllwild-Pine Cove is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Idyllwild-Pine Cove who work in food service (11.15%), management occupations (10.91%), and teaching (8.66%).
Another notable thing is that Idyllwild-Pine Cove 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, Idyllwild-Pine Cove is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small town, Idyllwild-Pine Cove doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Idyllwild-Pine Cove is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.61% of adults in Idyllwild-Pine Cove have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Idyllwild-Pine Cove in 2010 was $34,338, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $137,352 for a family of four. However, Idyllwild-Pine Cove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Idyllwild-Pine Cove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Idyllwild-Pine Cove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Idyllwild-Pine Cove include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Idyllwild-Pine Cove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.