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Welcome to Pinecrest

Pinecrest remains one of the best-kept secrets in Florida. A close-knit community and extremely neighborhood-oriented, Pinecrest is home to large, sprawling lots close to the water and luxurious mansions in a serene, suburban setting. The town is beautifully landscaped and has many parks and green spaces for residents to embrace the enjoyable year-round sunshine Florida is known for.

What to Love

  • Spacious lots and homes
  • Access to upscale dining options and shopping
  • Abundant parks and nature trails in the area
  • Outstanding public schools

Local Lifestyle

Pinecrest residents embrace the area’s suburban lifestyle. With an unbridled enthusiasm for the outdoors, residents can often be found exploring the local parks, playgrounds, walking paths, and tennis courts. There are plenty of festivals and events in Pinecrest year-round. Residents have unique access to even more arts and cultural options just a short drive away. There’s always something new and exciting to experience in Pinecrest, and residents frequently take advantage of the amenities given to them by visiting independently-owned businesses, stopping into public spaces, and attending local festivals. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For gourmet shopping, stop by Wayside, an open-air market selling fresh produce. This popular destination also features a juice bar serving shakes, pastries, and more. If that’s not enough for you, head to Joanna's Marketplace, whose gourmet grocery store is the ideal place to find fresh, organic produce and specialty items. 
Captain's Tavern Restaurant features the best in local, high-quality seafood. This local favorite boasts an old-school vibe, perfect for gatherings with friends and family. Meanwhile, Anacapri Italian Restaurant, Market & Wine Bar should be your go-to choice for cozy Italian classics. Sit in a corner booth and indulge in homemade antipasto, risotto, and various pasta combinations.

Things to Do

To connect with other Pinecrest locals, make sure to stop by the Pinecrest Community Center, the community’s central hub. This community center boasts a lively events calendar full of weekly programs and activities locals can attend.
Embrace the peaceful ambiance of the Pinecrest Gardens, or take your family to Evelyn Greer Park’s state-of-the-art playscape. A weekend trip to the Coral Oaks Golf Course or the Palmetto Golf Course is just the ticket for golf aficionados. Palmetto Golf Course features an 18-hole, beautifully manicured course, a premier pro shop, and a mini-golf course. 
Tennis clubs also abound in Pinecrest, including Royal Palm Tennis Club and Coral Oaks offers dozens of classes from tennis to pilates and summer tennis camp. The kids can enjoy an awesome playroom while the adults hit the spa for a massage or the wellness cafe for a cocktail.


Miami-Dade County Public Schools serve Pinecrest residents. Top-rated schools include:

  • Gulliver Prep School, PK-12
  • RAMBAM Day School at Temple Beth Am, 18m-5



Overview for Pinecrest, FL

18,405 people live in Pinecrest, where the median age is 42.9 and the average individual income is $88,981. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

42.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Pinecrest, FL

Pinecrest has 5,967 households, with an average household size of 3.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pinecrest do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 18,405 people call Pinecrest home. The population density is 2,470.23 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

53.7 / 46.3%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Schools in Pinecrest, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Pinecrest. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Pinecrest Presbyterian Day School
PreK - K
No rating available
Pinecrest Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Palmetto Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Temple Beth Am Day School
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Gulliver Preparatory School
9th - 12th
No rating available
Miami Palmetto Senior High School
8th - 12th
St Louis Covenant School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
American Academy Of Pinecrest
12th - 12th
No rating available
Palmetto Middle School
6th - 8th
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