Pine Grove is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,891 people and just one neighborhood, Pine Grove is the 617th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns, Pine Grove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pine Grove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pine Grove is a town of managers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Grove who work in management occupations (22.22%), business and financial occupations (11.11%), and office and administrative support (9.55%).
Also of interest is that Pine Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Pine Grove is worth considering.
Pine Grove is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Pine Grove who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.67% of the adults in Pine Grove have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pine Grove in 2018 was $35,365, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $141,460 for a family of four.
Pine Grove is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pine Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pine Grove residents report their race to be White. Pine Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.31% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pine Grove include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pine Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.5%) living in the neighborhood.
Also, if you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Pine Grove is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.1% of the neighborhoods in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this is a good neighborhood to look at.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scots-Irish and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.8% have Portuguese ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pine Grove are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 36.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 35.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 6.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.0%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Pine Grove, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (10.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (10.0%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.