Priest River, Idaho Population 2020

1,939
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Priest River is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 1,939, it is the 63rd largest city in Idaho and the 7717th largest city in the United States. Priest River is currently growing at a rate of 2.27% annually and its population has increased by 10.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,751 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Priest River has a population density of 546 people per square mile.

The average household income in Priest River is $39,063 with a poverty rate of 13.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $150,200. The median age in Priest River is 40.4 years, 40.5 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 80.0 males.

Priest River Demographics

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

  • White: 95.29%
  • Two or more races: 1.91%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Priest River, Idaho is 1,939, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,853.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,751.

Priest River, Idaho Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,79995.29%
Two or More Races361.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native271.43%
Asian160.85%
Some Other Race100.53%
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Priest River Population Pyramid 2020

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Priest River Median Age

40.4


Total

40.5


Male

40.3


Female

Priest River Adults

There are 1,318 adults, (374 of whom are seniors) in Priest River.

Priest River Age Dependency

100

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Priest River Sex Ratio

Female

1,049

55.56%

Male

839

44.44%

Priest River Households and Families

Priest River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Priest River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Female50%50%
Male49%51%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8022.3566.6
Non Family3271.1860.6
Married3263.0380.4
Female1003.3550
Male493.5149

3.04

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Priest River Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.71%
9th to 12th Grade13510.97%
High School Graduate50140.70%
Some College29123.64%
Associates Degree1159.34%
Bachelors Degree12710.32%
Graduate Degree413.33%
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Priest River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1591,003156
Native American2727
Multiple Races23232
Asian121210
Hispanic1010
Other Race1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,825$37,500$25,240
Less Than High School$$32,250$
High School Grad$26,875$35,536$16,250
Some College$33,125$39,853$25,625
Bachelors Degree$31,641$$32,969
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,825

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$25,240

Average Female

Priest River Language

Priest River Language by Age

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Priest River Language

99.36% of Priest River residents speak only English, while 0.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Priest River Poverty

Priest River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,77024713.95%
Asian16956.25%
Multiple3612.78%

13.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.87%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Priest River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Priest River is Asian, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Priest River is Multiple, with 2.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.13%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.15%
Some College13.55%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%
High School8.78%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed6.35%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.57%

Priest River Income

Priest River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,250$39,063
Families$41,250$46,270
Married Families$47,941-
Non Families$17,852$26,570
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Priest River Marital Status

Priest River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Priest River Married by Age and Sex

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Priest River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Priest River Marital Status by Race

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Priest River Veterans

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129

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam66
First Gulf War19
World War II8
Korea8
Second Gulf War4
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Age Group Veterans
75+52
65 to 7438
35 to 5419
55 to 6416
18 to 344
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1209.67%
2 or More937.50%

Priest River Veterans by Education

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14.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Priest River Employment Status

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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27.49%

Born in Idaho

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

1.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Priest River residents were born in the United States, with 27.49% having been born in Idaho. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,939432.27%
20191,896432.32%
20181,853341.87%
20171,819432.42%
20161,776271.54%
20151,74980.46%
20141,741281.63%
20131,71320.12%
20121,711-22-1.27%
20111,733-7-0.40%
20101,7400.00%