Priest River, Idaho Population 2024

1,873

Priest River is a city located in Bonner County Idaho. Priest River has a 2024 population of 1,873. Priest River is currently growing at a rate of 2.41% annually and its population has increased by 12.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,671 in 2020.

The average household income in Priest River is $66,338 with a poverty rate of 8.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Priest River is 43 years, 43 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Priest River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Priest River was:

  • White: 88.76%
  • Two or more races: 9.82%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
527.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.09% (202)
The current population of Priest River, Idaho is 1,873 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,671.

Priest River, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,92688.76%
Two or more races2139.82%
Other race200.92%
Native American110.51%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Priest River Population by Race

Priest River Population Pyramid 2024

Priest River Median Age

43

Total

43

Male

42.9

Female

Priest River Adults

There are 1,658 adults, (509 of whom are seniors) in Priest River.

Priest River Age Dependency

88.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Priest River Sex Ratio

Female98645.44%
Male1,18454.56%

Priest River Population by Age

Priest River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8802.4675.624.4
Married3763.3179.520.5
Non Family3461.1372.827.2
Female963.7454.245.8
Male622.761000
showing: 5 rows

3.24

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Priest River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Priest River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Priest River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 13.95%.

Priest River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,250

Average Earnings

$45,956

Average Male

$33,846

Average Female

Priest River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Priest River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Priest River Language

99.81% of Priest River residents speak only English, while 0.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.19% of the population.

Priest River Language

Priest River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,9001236.47%
Hispanic573154.39%
Multiple2133014.08%
Other2020100%
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8.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.53%

Male Poverty Rate

7.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Priest River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Priest River is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Priest River is White, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 11.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.23%.

Priest River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.99%
High School10.47%
Some College9.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
showing: 4 rows

Priest River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.4%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed5.19%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Priest River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Priest River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Priest River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Priest River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Priest River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Priest River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Priest River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Priest River Veterans by War

count

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Priest River Veterans by Age

count

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Priest River Veterans by Race

Priest River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Priest River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Priest River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Priest River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Priest River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

27%

Born in Priest River

99.77%

Native Born

0.23%

Foreign Born

0.23%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.77% of Priest River residents were born in the United States, with 27% having been born in Idaho. 0.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Priest River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,093442.15%
20282,049442.19%
20272,005442.24%
20261,961442.3%
20251,917442.35%
20241,873442.41%
20231,829442.46%
20221,785442.53%
20211,741704.19%
20201,671-225-11.87%
20191,896361.94%
20181,860331.81%
20171,827432.41%
20161,784311.77%
20151,75390.52%
20141,744281.63%
20131,71630.18%
20121,713-20-1.15%
20111,733-6-0.35%
20101,739
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Priest River Population by Year