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Lame Deer, Montana - Basic Facts

Lame Deer is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Lame Deer Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Rosebud County at latitude 45.623 and longitude -106.6667. Rosebud County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,340 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Lame Deer Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 55.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lame Deer: Lamedeer.

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Lame Deer, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,111
Population in Households 2,091
Population in Familes 1,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 3.87
Family Households 416
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $83,397
Average Home Value $101,015


Median Household Income $25,489
Average Household Income $37,632
Per Capita Income $9,607
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 0.35%
Households 0.85% 0.44%
Families 0.87% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.


Lame Deer, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lame Deer to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 48 87th
Population Density1 # 293 20th
Diversity Index2 # 103 72nd
Median Household Income # 360 1st
Per Capita Income # 363 1st

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