Demographics

People

Total Population1,888
Male Share of the Population44.4%
Female Share of the Population55.6%
Senior Citizens19.8%
Employed Population 16+649
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married50.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,825
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,250
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone36.8%
Median Gross Rent$627
Median House Value$150,200

Ancestry

German25.8%
English16.2%
Irish15.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.3%
Scottish7.3%
Swedish6.8%
Norwegian4.6%
Italian3.8%
French Except Basque3.1%
Canadian3.1%
Dutch1.5%
Danishn1.2%
Polish1%
Portuguese0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.6%
Austrian0.4%
Luxemburger0.4%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Priest River Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBonner County
Standard Zip Codes83856
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude48.38
Approximate Longitude-116.89

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)

StationNEWPORT
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 61 F
Jul Temp48 to 84 F
Oct Temp33 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches
StationSANDPOINT EXP STATION
Distance18.5 miles
Jan Temp19 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp50 to 80 F
Oct Temp33 to 56 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationCHEWELAH
Distance37.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp49 to 85 F
Oct Temp31 to 61 F
Annual Precip21.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Athol1,037$40,302
Dover611$72,361
Oldtown217$33,929
Ponderay1,179$42,917
Sandpoint8,144$56,309
Spirit Lake2,228$50,625

Priest River Public Libraries

West Bonner District
118 MAIN ST
Priest River, Idaho
(208) 448-2207

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Priest River Public Schools

Prep (alt) High School
5709 Highway 2
ZIP: 83856
(208) 448-1405
High
Priest River Elementary School
418 Harriet St
ZIP: 83856
(208) 448-1181
Primary
Total Enrollment 406
Priest River Jr High School
1020 W Albeni Highway
ZIP: 83856
(208) 448-1118
Middle
Total Enrollment 197
Priest River Lamanna High
1103 9th Street
ZIP: 83856
(208) 448-1211
High
Total Enrollment 385
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