Prineville makes top 10 on list of economically dynamic small towns in the nation
Prineville makes the top 10 list of the most economically dynamic towns in the country!
BEND BULLETIN – October 15th, 2022
“The list was published in a report issued by Heartland Forward, a nonprofit focused on improving economic performance, which placed Prineville as number nine on the list of the Most Dynamic Micropolitans for 2022.”
“Heartland Forward ranked micropolitan areas across the United States by studying changes in key economic conditions from 2015 through 2020. The change in employment from September 2020 through September 2021, reflecting the community’s ability to rebound from the early months of the pandemic, was also a factor in the ranking.”Jason Beebe, the mayor of Prineville, said Prineville has made…
These Oregon cities had the most growth over the last five years
Oregon’s “Zoom towns” are continuing to see growth. Find out which cities grew the most here.
Brandon Sawyer (Portland Business Journal)
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s best known and largest city grew 5% between 2016 and 2021, slightly more than the state overall at 4.7%.
However, Portland’s population declined slightly at the end of that five-year span, falling by 0.9% in 2021 to 658,773, according to certified estimates as of July 1, prepared by Portland State University’s Population Research Center.
Migration toward the suburbs and so-called “Zoom towns” may have contributed to slowing growth in the urban center recently. Oregon cities with 5,000 or more residents in 2021 that enjoyed the most growth of late…