Priest River is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 1,758 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Priest River is the 65th largest community in Idaho.
Priest River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Priest River is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Priest River who work in office and administrative support (9.40%), food service (8.78%), and sales jobs (8.31%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Priest River is worth considering.
Being a small city, Priest River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Priest River with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.40% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Priest River in 2010 was $14,856, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,424 for a family of four.
The people who call Priest River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Priest River residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Priest River include Irish, English, Scottish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Priest River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.