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Demographics

People

Total Population1,639
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+553
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.8%
Median Earnings25+$31,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,227
% Above Poverty Level82.9%
% Below Poverty Level17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$702
Median House Value$123,900

Ancestry

Irish22.3%
German21.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.4%
English12%
Swedish6.9%
Scottish6.1%
Norwegian5.9%
Italian3.9%
Dutch2.1%
Polish1.6%
French Except Basque1.3%
Danishn1%
Finnish0.8%
Russian0.8%
Greek0.7%
Portuguese0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Welsh0.2%
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Priest River Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bonner 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
Athol863$38,333
Dover709$63,750
Oldtown220$32,361
Ponderay965$33,889
Sandpoint7,698$55,125
Spirit Lake2,269$45,474

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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