Prineville, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 10,055 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.7%
Males: 4,531  (45.1%)
Females: 5,524  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97754.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,616 (it was $30,435 in 2000)
Prineville:

$35,616
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,440 (it was $14,163 in 2000)

Prineville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $180,804 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Prineville:

$180,804
OR:

$319,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $831.

March 2019 cost of living index in Prineville: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.2%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.8% for Black residents, 39.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.5% for American Indian residents, 4.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 29.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Prineville, OR (2017)
    • 8,01881.9%White alone
    • 1,15111.8%Hispanic
    • 2822.9%Two or more races
    • 1171.2%American Indian alone
    • 941.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 590.6%Asian alone
    • 350.4%Black alone

Races in Prineville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Oregon and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Prineville, Oregon as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prineville is 968 to 1.


Crime rates in Prineville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(80.6)
6
(66.3)
3
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.4)
4
(42.8)
3
(32.4)
1
(10.9)
2
(21.7)
12
(125.1)
9
(89.5)
9
(88.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.8)
5
(49.7)
2
(19.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
106
(1,220)
74
(817.3)
83
(866.1)
13
(126.1)
27
(262.3)
16
(171.1)
31
(334.9)
22
(240.1)
20
(216.8)
41
(427.3)
17
(169.1)
32
(314.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(679.3)
45
(497.0)
84
(876.6)
41
(397.8)
55
(534.3)
43
(459.8)
46
(496.9)
45
(491.2)
58
(628.7)
42
(437.7)
120
(1,194)
75
(736.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
315
(3,627)
247
(2,728)
274
(2,859)
293
(2,843)
275
(2,672)
204
(2,181)
256
(2,765)
249
(2,718)
282
(3,057)
227
(2,366)
227
(2,258)
279
(2,740)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(195.7)
7
(77.3)
4
(41.7)
10
(97.0)
7
(68.0)
4
(42.8)
5
(54.0)
1
(10.9)
14
(151.7)
29
(302.2)
15
(149.2)
17
(166.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(69.1)
4
(44.2)
6
(62.6)
6
(58.2)
7
(68.0)
N/A8
(86.4)
2
(21.8)
N/A2
(20.8)
2
(19.9)
2
(19.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)516.8366.6377.3174.5237.2191.3242.6204.0239.1341.2326.1313.9

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Crime rate in Prineville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), American (13.4%), English (8.7%), Irish (6.1%), Italian (3.3%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1880

Elevation: 2860 feet

Land area: 6.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,512 people per square mile   (low).

Prineville, Oregon map

387 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,813 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,952 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bend, OR (28.6 miles , pop. 52,029).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (115.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (718.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ochoco, OR (2.8 miles ),
Powell Butte, OR (3.1 miles ),
Terrebonne, OR (4.1 miles ),
Redmond, OR (4.1 miles ),
Pronghorn, OR (4.3 miles),
Ashwood, OR (4.5 miles ),
Eagle Crest, OR (4.8 miles ),
Culver, OR (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 44.30 N, Longitude: 120.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,708 (+17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,473 (63.9%)

Area code: 541

Distribution of median household income in Prineville, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Prineville, OR in 2017

Prineville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.5%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Prineville, OR
Historical housing units in Prineville, OR
Most common industries in Prineville, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (17.6%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (23.4%)
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Wood products (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Prineville, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Woodworkers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Woodworkers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Prineville, Oregon

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Prineville, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 90.3. This is worse than average.

City:

90.3
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Prineville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Oregon state average. It is 381% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 313.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 345.9 miles away from Prineville center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from Prineville center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 282.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from Prineville center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 450.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crook County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Prineville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Prineville:

  • PIONEER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1201 NE ELM STREET)
  • CROOK COUNTY NURSING HOME (1201 N ELM)
  • OCHOCO CARE CENTER (950 N. ELM STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Prineville:

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Amtrak station near Prineville:

  • 18 miles: REDMOND (2456 S. US HWY. 97) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, free short-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prineville:

  • Central Oregon Community College (about 30 miles; Bend, OR; Full-time enrollment: 5,217)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 111 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Lane Community College (about 111 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)
  • University of Oregon (about 112 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 23,329)
  • Mt Hood Community College (about 113 miles; Gresham, OR; FT enrollment: 11,847)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 114 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Chemeketa Community College (about 115 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 10,746)

Public high schools in Prineville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Prineville:

Private elementary/middle school in Prineville:

  • CROOK COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 89, Location: 839 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Prineville

Library in Prineville:

  • CROOK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $579,307; Location: 175 N.W. MEADOWLAKES DR; 55,219 books; 6,182 audio materials; 5,521 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 27 state licensed databases; 154 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Prineville has the highest pregnancy rate in the North West added by Jennifer

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Prineville: Ward Rhoden Stadium (A), Prineville Sewage Treatment Facility (B), A R Bowman Memorial Museum (C), Prineville Public Works Department Office (D), Prineville City Hall (E), Crook County Library (F), Crook County Courthouse and Circuit Court (G), Crook County Health Department (H), Crook County Fire and Rescue Main Station (I), Central Oregon Helitak Prineville Helibase (J), Department of Motor Vehicles Prineville (K), Oregon State Forestry District Headquarters (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Prineville include: Harwood Park (1), Kilowatt Park (2), Library Park (3), Mini Park (4), Rimrock Park (5), Stryker Park (6), Davidson Park (7), Ochoco Creek Park (8), Ochoco State Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bowman Museum (246 North Main Street) (1), Crook County - Crook County Historical Society (Museums; 365 Northwest 2nd Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Rustler's Inn (960 Northwest 3rd Street) (1), Executive Inn of Prineville (1050 Northeast 3rd Street) (2), Ochoco Inn Prineville (123 Neast Third Street) (3), Best Western Prineville Inn (1475 East 3rd Street) (4), City Center Motel Prineville (509 Northeast 3rd Street) (5), Prineville Reservoir Resort & Motel (19600 Southeast Juniper Canyon Road) (6), Stafford Inn (1773 Northeast 3rd Street) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Bill Pearl - Bodybuilder, Dan Gauthier - Soap opera actor, Charles E. Wicks - Professor of Chemical Engineer.

Crook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prineville and their reported violations in the past:

OPRD PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR PARK (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2013)
HIGH DESERT ESTATES (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-19-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-21-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
HIGHLAND SUBDIVISION WD (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR RESORT (Population served: 188, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
IDLEWAY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-27-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BARNES BUTTE HOA (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-30-2012 to JUL-30-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-13-2004 to OCT-15-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-1994), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-21-1995 to OCT-15-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-09-1994 to OCT-15-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ODOT HD COW CANYON REST AREA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
OCHOCO LAKE CO PARK (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prineville that have no violations reported:

  • USFS RAGER RANGER STATION (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Oregon:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.2%
Whole state:

63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

8.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Prineville in 2010:

  • 145 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 48 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Prineville in 2000:

  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Prineville (2011 data):

  • Home Federal Bank: Community First Pineville Branch at 555 Nw 3rd St, branch established on 1980/12/05. Info updated 2011/06/16: Bank assets: $1,098.5 mil, Deposits: $928.9 mil, headquarters in Nampa, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.
  • South Valley Bank & Trust: Prineville Branch at 1570 Ne 3rd Street, branch established on 2006/12/04. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $865.2 mil, Deposits: $771.3 mil, headquarters in Klamath Falls, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: South Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Prineville Branch at 220 West Third Street, branch established on 1954/02/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Prineville Branch at 221 Northeast Third Street, branch established on 1963/06/21. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of the Cascades: Prineville Branch at 103 Nw Third Street, branch established on 1934/11/03. Info updated 2007/01/18: Bank assets: $1,334.8 mil, Deposits: $1,087.3 mil, headquarters in Bend, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Cascade Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Prineville Branch at 550 East Third Street, branch established on 1973/04/06. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Prineville:

Marital status in Prineville, OR
  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

For population 25 years and over in Prineville:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Prineville
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Prineville, OR (based on Crook County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,38516
Other1,0793
Catholic1,0351
Mainline Protestant2853
Black Protestant1801
None16,014-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Crook County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Crook County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
Oregon:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Prineville:

48.4%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Prineville:

45.1%
Oregon:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Prineville:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Oregon:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Prineville:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Prineville:

32.8%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Prineville:

77.6%
Oregon:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prineville, OR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$110,446$77,9620$0
Other and Unallocable 14$76,112$65,23916$14,403
Police - Other 11$48,780$53,2153$2,092
Financial Administration 7$36,017$61,7430$0
Other Government Administration 6$28,193$56,3860$0
Water Supply 4$20,042$60,1260$0
Sewerage 3$13,858$55,4320$0
Streets and Highways 2$11,132$66,7920$0
Airports 1$4,619$55,4280$0
Totals for Government 65$349,199$64,46819$16,495

Prineville government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $777,000 ($77.27)
    Sewerage: $599,000 ($59.57)
    Water Utilities: $402,000 ($39.98)
    Regular Highways: $324,000 ($32.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000 ($24.07)
    Air Transportation: $57,000 ($5.67)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($4.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,173,000 ($216.11)
    General - Other: $1,412,000 ($140.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,372,000 ($136.45)
    Sewerage: $799,000 ($79.46)
    Central Staff Services: $674,000 ($67.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $590,000 ($58.68)
    Financial Administration: $538,000 ($53.51)
    Regular Highways: $525,000 ($52.21)
    Water Utilities: $519,000 ($51.62)
    Air Transportation: $514,000 ($51.12)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($5.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $598,000 ($59.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $129,000 ($12.83)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($11.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,008,000 ($597.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($13.72)

Prineville government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,854,000 ($283.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,013,000 ($100.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $583,000 ($57.98)
    Air Transportation: $522,000 ($51.91)
    Other: $161,000 ($16.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $97,000 ($9.65)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $358,000 ($35.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $181,000 ($18.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $139,000 ($13.82)
    Rents: $110,000 ($10.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($2.78)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($2.39)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,806,000 ($179.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,285,000 ($127.80)
    Highways: $693,000 ($68.92)
    Sewerage: $280,000 ($27.85)
  • Tax - Property: $1,615,000 ($160.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,234,000 ($122.73)
    Other License: $416,000 ($41.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $207,000 ($20.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.30)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.30)

Prineville government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,376,000 ($1927.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,096,000 ($1700.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,281,000 ($226.85)

Prineville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,662,000 ($662.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $341,000 ($33.91)

10.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.89%
Oregon average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Deschutes County, OR  3.70% ($44,588 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.50% ($133,200)
from Multnomah County, OR  0.49% ($57,513)


6.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Oregon average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Deschutes County, OR  2.24% ($43,667 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OR  0.50% ($33,316)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.26% ($48,100)
Businesses in Prineville, OR
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Circle K1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Econo Lodge1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
GNC1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Prineville:

  • KRCO (690 AM; 1 kW; PRINEVILLE, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KBND (1110 AM; 13 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICE (940 AM; 10 kW; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prineville:

  • KWRX (88.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: ST BD OF HIGHER ED FOR THE UN OF OR)
  • KMJZ-FM (95.1 FM; PRINEVILLE, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KSJJ (102.9 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • K266AI (101.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K205BJ (88.9 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON(ACTING BY & THROUGH THE ST BD OF HIGHER EDU))
  • KQAK (105.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • KWPK-FM (104.1 FM; SISTERS, OR; Owner: THUNDEREGG WIRELESS, L.L.C.)
  • KTWS (98.3 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KXIX (94.1 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)
  • KWLZ-FM (96.5 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: HORIZON BROADCASTING GROUP LLC)
  • KLRR (107.5 FM; REDMOND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMTK (99.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWSO (91.9 FM; WARM SPRINGS, OR; Owner: CONFEDERATED TRIBES WARM SPRINGS REV)
  • KOAB-FM (91.3 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KVLB (90.5 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208CV (89.5 FM; TUMALO, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNLR (97.5 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: TERRY A. COWAN)
  • KMGX (100.7 FM; BEND, OR; Owner: GCC BEND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Prineville:

  • K05HO (Channel 5; RILEY, OR; Owner: NPG OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K29CI (Channel 29; PRINEVILLE, ETC., OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • K31CR (Channel 31; PRINEVILLE, ETC., OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KUBN-LP (Channel 50; BEND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K08KN (Channel 8; PRINEVILLE, ETC., OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXO-LP (Channel 39; BEND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K60BQ (Channel 60; TERREBONNE, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K27DO (Channel 27; BEND, ETC., OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
Prineville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Prineville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.9mTotal length
  • $711,000Total costs
  • 75,378Total average daily traffic
  • 13,295Total average daily truck traffic
  • 89,897Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Prineville, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Prineville, OR
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Prineville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Prineville, OR)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 175 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prineville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Prineville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 77 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 70. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 115 took place in 2007, and the least - 14 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Prineville, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.1%), and Structure Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Prineville, OR
    • 64454.1%Outside Fires
    • 31626.6%Structure Fires
    • 18115.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 494.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prineville, OR
Most common first names in Prineville, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10875.0 years
James10073.8 years
William9074.7 years
Robert8972.8 years
Mary7579.1 years
George6174.0 years
Charles5275.7 years
Margaret3978.5 years
Richard3771.1 years
Earl3578.0 years
Most common last names in Prineville, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6374.3 years
Johnson4674.5 years
Jones3676.3 years
Williams3672.8 years
Miller3075.6 years
Thompson2977.9 years
Davis2680.6 years
Moore2577.6 years
Wilson2268.1 years
Lewis2077.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prineville, OR
  • 52.0%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Electricity
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prineville, OR
  • 62.4%Electricity
  • 25.1%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Prineville compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Prineville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
There are 53 pilots and 30 other airmen in this city.
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