Prineville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 10,055 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 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.
One of the benefits of Prineville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.67 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Prineville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Prineville rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.73% of adults 25 and older in Prineville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
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.