Prineville, OR

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Living in Prineville

Prineville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 10,329 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Prineville is the 54th largest community in Oregon.

Unlike some cities, Prineville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Prineville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Prineville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Prineville who work in office and administrative support (13.94%), sales jobs (11.88%), and personal care services (10.91%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Prineville is worth considering.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.67 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Prineville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Prineville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.73% of adults in Prineville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Prineville in 2010 was $18,503, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,012 for a family of four.

Prineville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Prineville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Prineville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Prineville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Prineville include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Prineville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

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