Prairie City is a tiny city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 879 people and just one neighborhood, Prairie City is the 175th largest community in Oregon.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Prairie City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.31% of Prairie City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Prairie City is a city of professionals, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Prairie City who work in teaching (14.44%), sales jobs (9.51%) and farm management occupations (9.15%).
Another important characteristic of Prairie City is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Prairie City has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Prairie City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.