Pinecrest is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,444 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pinecrest is the 139th largest community in Florida.
Pinecrest home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Pinecrest real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Pinecrest is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pinecrest is a village of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinecrest who work in management occupations (23.51%), sales jobs (15.16%), and office and administrative support (8.60%).
Also of interest is that Pinecrest has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Pinecrest telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Pinecrest is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Pinecrest really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pinecrest perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Pinecrest is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pinecrest, the average commute to work is 30.21 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small village, Pinecrest has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Pinecrest, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Pinecrest is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.67% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pinecrest in 2010 was $69,931, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $279,724 for a family of four.
Pinecrest is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Pinecrest home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pinecrest residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pinecrest also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 43.89% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pinecrest include Russian, English, Irish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Pinecrest's cultural character, accounting for 34.72% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Pinecrest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.