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Pinehurst, ID

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Overview


Pinehurst is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 1,783 people and just one neighborhood, Pinehurst is the 82nd largest community in Idaho.

Occupations and Workforce

Pinehurst is a blue-collar town, with 37.33% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Pinehurst is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinehurst who work in sales jobs (12.48%), management occupations (10.55%), and art, media, and design (6.42%).

Of important note, Pinehurst is also a city of artists. Pinehurst has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pinehurst’s character.

Also of interest is that Pinehurst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Pinehurst’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents will find that the city 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, Pinehurst is worth considering.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Pinehurst with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.28% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pinehurst in 2018 was $28,339, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,356 for a family of four. However, Pinehurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pinehurst is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pinehurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pinehurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Important ancestries of people in Pinehurst include German, English, Irish, Finnish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Pinehurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

Astoundingly, the neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Pinehurst neighborhood.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Finnish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 5.7% have Scottish ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Pinehurst are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 82.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 34.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (26.9%), and 6.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.4%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Pinehurst, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report English roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.7%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.6%) 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 (14.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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