|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Priest River is 1,742. Priest River, Idaho is the 8,116th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Priest River was in 2000, when its population was 1,809. In 2000, Priest River was the 7,791st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,116th largest city in the US. Priest River is currently 3.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Priest River has shrunk 3.7% since the year 2000. Priest River, Idaho's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8111||New Lisbon, Wisconsin||1,744||21.1%|
|8113||Cross City, Florida||1,743||-1.6%|
|8116||Priest River, Idaho||1,742||-3.7%|
|8119||West Unity, Ohio||1,742||-7.7%|
|8121||Forest City, Pennsylvania||1,741||-5.8%|
The total voting age population of Priest River, Idaho, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,461. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.9% of the residents of Priest River are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Priest River are 94.3% White, 2.5% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 0.9% Asian and 0.5% American Indian. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Priest River, 12.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.7%. On a per-household basis, 13.5% of families are below the poverty line in Priest River.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.3% of Priest River residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.3% of Priest River residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.0% have a bachelor's degree and 2.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Priest River residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Priest River is 1.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Priest River, 15.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Priest River is $38,125.
In Priest River, 70.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.6% of housing units in Priest River.
Of all the housing units in Priest River, 14.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Priest River, 12.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 120 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Priest River is $657.
In Priest River, 53.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.