A secretly fancy area of Miami, Florida. Pinecrest encompasses approximately eight square miles and is recognized as one of the most beautiful residential areas in South Florida. 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.