Priest River, ID 83856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Priest River, ID 83856

Acceptable Alternative
Priest Lake, ID 83856

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bonner County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.186, Longitude -116.913
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 83856 has segments in 2 Counties (Bonner, Pend Oreille).

  • Businesses Addresses: 173
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,104
  • Residential Addresses: 1,837
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 41
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,796

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Priest River, ID 83856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,878
Population in Households 6,872
Population in Familes 5,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 16


Median Household Income $44,091
Average Household Income $58,054
Per Capita Income $24,314


Total Housing Units 4,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,208 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 671 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,280 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $224,224
Average Home Value $386,673


Total Households 2,879
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,957
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.96% 1.28%
Households 0.99% 1.31%
Families 0.78% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

Priest River, ID 83856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83856 to the other 274 ZIP Codes in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 80th
Population Density # 120 57th
Diversity Index # 196 29th
Median Household Income # 166 40th
Per Capita Income # 124 55th

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