Prineville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 10,736 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Prineville is the 49th largest community in Oregon.
Housing costs in Prineville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Prineville who work in office and administrative support (14.67%), food service (9.88%), and healthcare suport services (8.03%).
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.
The percentage of adults in Prineville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.97% of adults in Prineville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Prineville in 2018 was $24,659, which is lower middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,636 for a family of four. However, Prineville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Prineville is a very 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 14.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Prineville include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Prineville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.