Pinecrest is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 17,987 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Pinecrest is the 154th 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 94.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pinecrest is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinecrest who work in management occupations (19.86%), legal occupations (13.18%), and sales jobs (12.28%).
A relatively large number of people in Pinecrest telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.89% 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.
Pinecrest is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pinecrest’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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 32.32 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.
Even though Pinecrest is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pinecrest. 68.09% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pinecrest in 2018 was $87,841, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $351,364 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 41.71% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pinecrest include German, Italian, European, Irish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Pinecrest's cultural character, accounting for 30.69% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Pinecrest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.