The City of Priest River had a population of 1,719 as of July 1, 2022. Priest River ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Priest River is located at latitude 48.1807 and longitude -116.9094 in Bonner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Priest River encompass a land area of 3.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Bonner County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,126 feet.
The City of Priest River has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Priest River is located within Priest River Division of Bonner County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Priest River: Valencia.
|Total Population||1,719 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,719 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,366 (79.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$44,123|
|Average Household Income||$56,326|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||23%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,811|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||750 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||511 (68.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||202 (26.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||38 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$192,857|
|Average Home Value||$292,402|
|Housing Affordability Index3||116|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.40%|
|Per Capita Income||3.63%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.43%|
The table below compares Priest River to the other 237 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 70||71st|
|Population Density||# 127||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 208||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 117||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 196||18th|
|Diversity Index||# 192||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.