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Overview

Introduction to Pinecrest, Florida

Pinecrest, Florida, in Miami Dade county, is 9 miles SW of Miami, Florida. The village is considered part of the Miami metropolitan area.

Pinecrest History

The area which is now known as Pinecrest has been developing since the time it was used as a staging area by railroad tycoon Henry Flagler, during the construction of the Overseas Railroad to the Florida Keys. The development of the village received a major boost when the Parrot Jungle was created in 1936. It went on to become famous among tourists all over the world. The 1950s and 1960s witnessed the building of ranch style houses which become an essential part of the village’s residential character. Pinecrest was incorporated in March 1996. It has a Council-Manager form of government.

Pinecrest and Nearby Attractions

  • Pinecrest Gardens.
  • Flagler Grove Park.
  • Coral Pine Park.
  • Evelyn Greer Park.
  • Veterans Wayside Park.
  • Suniland Park.

Pinecrest Activities

The village of Pinecrest has beautiful landscapes dotted with natural streams and towering banyans. It is a wonderful place to relax and de-stress oneself. Residents and tourists love spending time exploring the gardens. The village also organizes various activities regularly for the entertainment and education of its people.

Pinecrest Transportation

Air travel is available from the Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport.

Pinecrest Higher Education

Adult education opportunities are provided by Miami-Dade Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,272
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+8,975
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married58.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher61.7%
Median Earnings25+$60,347
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,552
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,630

Wealth

Median Family Income$157,185
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home11.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation6%

Housing

People Living Alone17.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,313
Median House Value$840,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)50.2%
German6.3%
Russian4.6%
English4.3%
Irish3.8%
Italian3.5%
Polish3.3%
French Except Basque2.2%
Scottish2.2%
Belgian1.5%
Arab1.5%
Hungarian1.2%
Greek1.2%
Brazilian1.1%
West Indian0.8%
Austrian0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Romanian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Estonian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Danishn0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
US/American0.1%
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Pinecrest Almanac

CategoryValue
County Miami-Dade County
Standard Zip Codes33156
P.O. Box Zip Codes33256
Phone Area Codes786
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude25.77
Approximate Longitude-80.2

Pinecrest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMIAMI INTL AP
Distance9.6 miles
Jan Temp60 to 77 F
Apr Temp68 to 84 F
Jul Temp77 to 91 F
Oct Temp72 to 85 F
Annual Precip58.5 inches
StationPERRINE 4 W
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp55 to 76 F
Apr Temp63 to 83 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.5 inches
StationROYAL PALM RANGER STN
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp56 to 78 F
Apr Temp62 to 85 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp70 to 87 F
Annual Precip55.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coral Gables50,533$130,367
Kendall74,559$79,235
South Miami12,207$75,227
Sweetwater20,718$35,967
Virginia Gardens2,735$54,453
West Miami6,652$50,417

Pinecrest Private Schools

Gulliver Preparatory School
6575 Sw 88th St
ZIP: 33156
Secondary
Total Enrollment 757
Pinecrest Presbyterian Day School
10400 Sw 57th Ave
ZIP: 33156
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
St Louis Covenant School
7270 Sw 120th St
ZIP: 33156
Elementary
Total Enrollment 422
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