Pinehurst is a somewhat small village located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 15,752 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pinehurst is the 68th largest community in North Carolina.
Pinehurst real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Pinehurst house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Pinehurst is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pinehurst is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pinehurst who work in sales jobs (15.30%), management occupations (14.74%), and teaching (11.10%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Pinehurst, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Because of many things, Pinehurst 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, Pinehurst really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pinehurst 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.
Pinehurst is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Pinehurst is a pretty powerful place. 53.83% of the adults in Pinehurst have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Pinehurst in 2010 was $49,362, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,448 for a family of four.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pinehurst include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pinehurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.