Pinecrest is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,155 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 95.45% 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 (22.04%), sales jobs (13.62%), and healthcare (9.01%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.66% 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.
Because of many things, Pinecrest 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, Pinecrest really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Pinecrest 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.
One downside of living in Pinecrest, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.67 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Pinecrest, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Pinecrest is a relatively small village. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town 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. 66.44% 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 $77,988, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $311,952 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 45.54% 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, Italian, English, European, and Russian.
Pinecrest also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 35.61%.
The most common language spoken in Pinecrest is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.