Prineville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,530 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Prineville is the 54th largest community in Oregon.
Prineville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Prineville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prineville who work in office and administrative support (12.70%), sales jobs (12.00%), and food service (8.81%).
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.
One of the benefits of Prineville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.88 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Prineville 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.
In Prineville, just 11.20% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Prineville in 2010 was $17,608, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $70,432 for a family of four.
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. Important ancestries of people in Prineville include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Prineville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.