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ZIP Code 83856

Primary City:Priest River, ID (View All Cities)
County: Bonner County
Timezone: Pacific (7:57pm)
Area code: 208 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.3, -116.9
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 83856

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 83856. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 83856. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 83856, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Priest River, ID
Acceptable:
Priest Lake

Stats and Demographics for the 83856 ZIP Code

ZIP code 83856 is located in northwest Idaho and covers a large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 83856 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 83856 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,340
Population Density 18 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,850
Median Home Value $168,600
Land Area 353.30 sq mi
Water Area 5.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,622
Median Household Income $39,863

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male178208226189142149154144220236263286292219168737635
Female161174207186123138144159164253287289244227136816247
Total33938243337526528729830338448955057553644630415413882

Gender

 Male 3,258 51%
 Female 3,082 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,040 95.3%
 Black Or African American 5 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 54 0.9%
 Asian 30 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.1%
 Other Race 31 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 172 2.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1815725144955243218050
Renter571061141048837216
Total7526336555364046920156

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,480 56%
 Single Guardian 346 13%
 Singles 635 24%
 Singles With Roommate 161 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,900 72%
 Households with Kids 722 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4347283041424244394446344755353153313929
Female3030204024323538453437384949314342422827
Total73774870657477828478837296104667495736756

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 83856 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 83856 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 83856 real estate data, the median home value of $168,600 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 83856 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 83856 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 83856 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,335 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 5 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,224 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 865 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 533 14%
 Households Vacant 1,228 32%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 44 3.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.3%
 For Sale Only 68 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 15 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 960 78.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 137 11.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 84 21%
 2 Bedroom 146 37%
 3+ Bedroom 169 42%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $39,863 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 83856 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 83856. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,165 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,261 26%
 No Earnings 2,448 50%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,165 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,261 26%
 No Earnings 2,448 50%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,702 91%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 101 5%
 Worked at Home 62 3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 379 16.6%
 High School Graduate 1,263 55.3%
 Associate's degree 226 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 281 12.3%
 Master's degree 110 4.8%
 Professional school degree 14 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 531 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 143 18%
 Not Enrolled in School 103 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 83856

ZIP Code 83856 is in the West Bonner County School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 83856.

Priest River Elementary School
418 Harriet St
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Bonner County School District
Priest Lake Elementary School
27732 Hwy 57
Priest Lake, ID 83856
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Bonner County School District
Priest River Lamanna High School
1103 9th St
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Bonner County School District
Priest River Jr High School
1020 West Albeni Hwy
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Bonner County School District
Prep (alternative) High School
1225 9th St
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Bonner County School District

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