Big Horn County MT Information


Big Horn County Subdivisions

Big Horn County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,234
Population in Households 13,097
Population in Familes 11,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 4,121
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 3,020
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,528 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,593 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 681 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $92,731
Average Home Value $147,172


Median Household Income $38,664
Average Household Income $55,203
Per Capita Income $17,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.6%
Households 0.46% 0.61%
Families 0.27% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Big Horn County MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Horn County to the other 56 counties and county equivalents in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 14 77th
Population Density1 # 30 48th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 45 21st
Per Capita Income # 56 2nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Montana Census Data Comparison Tool.