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People

Total Population 1,770
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 638
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 54.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $30,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $4,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,806

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,625
% Above Poverty Level 74.2%
% Below Poverty Level 25.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $133,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.1%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 14.9%

Priest River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles NE of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 254 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Bonner
Standard Zip Codes 83856
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.18
Longitude -116.908

Priest River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEWPORT
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 61 F
Jul Temp 48 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station SANDPOINT EXP STATION
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 50 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station CHEWELAH
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 49 to 85 F
Oct Temp 31 to 61 F
Annual Precip 21.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Priest River, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Priest Lake (83856)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athol 751 $35,500
Dover 817 $77,344
Oldtown 227 $34,375
Ponderay 1,143 $33,906
Sandpoint 7,497 $43,621
Spirit Lake 2,003 $37,054

Priest River Public Libraries

Library
West Bonner District
219 MAIN ST
Priest River, Idaho
(208) 448-2207
Priest Lake District
28769 HWY 57
Priest River, Idaho
(208) 443-2454

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Priest River High Schools

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PRIEST RIVER LAMANNA HIGH
HIGHWAY 57
208-448-1211
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 513 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

PRIEST RIVER EDUCATION (ALT)
1441 SHANNON LANE
208-448-2860
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 33 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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