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, Idyllwild-Pine Cove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Idyllwild-Pine Cove are a mix 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 vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Idyllwild-Pine Cove has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Idyllwild-Pine Cove a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
The education level of Idyllwild-Pine Cove ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Idyllwild-Pine Cove, 41.61% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
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.