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 transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Prineville who work in office and administrative support (12.58%), healthcare suport services (11.74%), and food service (7.58%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Prineville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Prineville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Prineville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Prineville are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.57% of adults in Prineville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Prineville in 2010 was $19,451, which is low income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,804 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 11.15% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Prineville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Prineville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.