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ZIP Code 83856

Post Office City:Priest River, ID (View All Cities)
County: Bonner County
Timezone: Pacific (4:39am)
Area code: 208 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:48.3, -116.9
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 83856

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 83856. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 83856 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred 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.

For more information, see Priest River, ID households.

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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5178161339
5-9208174382
10-14226207433
15-19189186375
20-24142123265
25-29149138287
30-34154144298
35-39144159303
40-44220164384
45-49236253489
50-54263287550
55-59286289575
60-64292244536
65-69219227446
70-74168136304
75-797381154
80-847662138
85 Plus354782

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24185775
25-34157106263
35-44251114365
45-54449104553
55-6455288640
65-7443237469
75-8418021201
85 Plus50656

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1433073
2473077
3282048
4304070
5412465
6423274
7423577
8443882
9394584
10443478
11463783
12343872
13474996
145549104
15353166
16314374
17534295
18314273
19392867
20292756

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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 680 15.3%
 High School Graduate 2,652 59.6%
 Associate's degree 389 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 548 12.3%
 Master's degree 153 3.4%
 Professional school degree 21 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.2%
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 Street
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Bonner County School District
Priest River Jr High School
1020 W Albeni Highway
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: West Bonner County School District
Prep (alternative) High School
5709 Highway 2
Priest River, ID 83856
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Bonner County School District

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