Recognized as one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida, the Village of Pinecrest, located 20 minutes south of downtown Miami and the Miami International Airport, is revered for its lush landscaping, sprawling acre lots and family-friendly atmosphere. Residents have access to top public and private schools, a unique selection of shops, markets and dining venues, a state of the art library and recreational facilities. The Village’s renowned system of parks includes Pinecrest Gardens, former home of international tourist attraction Parrot Jungle and current site of numerous festivals and private events. Further distinguishing the community are its technological and communication advances such as the incorporation of free Wi-Fi spots in key locations.
Pinecrest is a medium-sized village located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,452 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 97.08% 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 (24.25%), sales jobs (14.55%) and office and administrative support (10.51%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.32% 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.