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As of the census of 2000, there were 19,055 people, 6,250 households, and 5,062 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,527.8 inhabitants per square mile (975.8/km²). There were 6,403 housing units at an average density of 849.4 per square mile (327.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village is 90.30% White (62.8% were Non-Hispanic White,) 1.72% African American, 0.12% Native American, 4.53% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.31% from other races, and 2.02% from two or more races. 29.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 6,250 households out of which 47.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.39.
In the village the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $107,507, and the median income for a family was $122,526. Males had a median income of $88,091 versus $35,806 for females. The per capita income for the village was $51,181. About 2.4% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 58%, while Spanish made up 35%, French speakers were at 1.9%, Portuguese was at 1.90%, Chinese 1.67%, Arabic at 0.9%, and German as a mother tongue consisted of 0.45% of the population.
As of 2000, Pinecrest had the thirty-fourth highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, with 13.7% of the populace (tied with Tavernier, Florida.) It had the ninety-second highest percentage of Colombian residents in the US, at 1.78% of the village's population (tied with Cooper City and the borough of South Bound Brook, New Jersey,) and the thirty-fifth highest percentage of Nicaraguan residents in the US, at 1.2% of its population.