Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 4,153 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Idyllwild-Pine Cove is the 543rd largest community in California.
Housing costs in Idyllwild-Pine Cove are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some towns, Idyllwild-Pine Cove isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Idyllwild-Pine Cove are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a town of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Idyllwild-Pine Cove who work in management occupations (15.13%), food service (12.61%), and office and administrative support (10.08%).
Also of interest is that Idyllwild-Pine Cove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.86% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Another notable thing is that Idyllwild-Pine Cove is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Idyllwild-Pine Cove has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Idyllwild-Pine Cove a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Idyllwild-Pine Cove are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.39% of adults in Idyllwild-Pine Cove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Idyllwild-Pine Cove in 2018 was $40,928, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,712 for a family of four. However, Idyllwild-Pine Cove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Idyllwild-Pine Cove is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Idyllwild-Pine Cove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Idyllwild-Pine Cove residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Idyllwild-Pine Cove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.70% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Idyllwild-Pine Cove include English, Irish, German, European, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Idyllwild-Pine Cove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.