Pinecrest is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,651 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 96.40% 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 (23.57%), sales jobs (16.65%), and office and administrative support (8.24%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.19% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pinecrest a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pinecrest has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 31.87 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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pinecrest. 61.56% 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 2010 was $72,069, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $288,276 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pinecrest, accounting for 46.88% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pinecrest residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pinecrest include German, English, Russian, Irish, and Italian.
Pinecrest also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 34.89%.
The most common language spoken in Pinecrest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.