Prineville is a small city with about 10,000 people and a rich history in mining and logging. It is about 45 minutes northwest of Bend, and offers a host of outdoor adventures. If you crave a slower-paced town made up of fishermen, mountain bikers, and golfers, then Prineville is the place to plant your roots.

Living in Prineville

Prineville is another affordable small town where most residents are homeowners. There is a large retired population, and residents tend to lean conservative. Many who live there say it feels safe and is peaceful and quiet.