Big Horn County MT Information


Big Horn County Subdivisions

Big Horn County MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,203
Daytime Population: Workers 5,366
Daytime Population: Residents 8,100
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 13,066
Population in Familes 11,399
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $40,256
Average Household Income $57,743
Per Capita Income $18,028


Total Housing Units 4,766 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,498 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,588 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 680 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $98,871
Average Home Value $154,143


Total Households 4,086
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 2,985
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.29%
Households 0.28% 0.24%
Families 0.07% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


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, 2017 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 Density # 30 48th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 46 20th
Per Capita Income # 56 2nd

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