Big Horn County, MT

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2020 Population
13,302
0.635% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jon Tester
Democratic Party
US Senator
Steve Daines
Republican Party
US Representative
Matt Rosendale
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
31.4
2.28% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
27.6%
8.1% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$48,273
3.18% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$150,300
19.2% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
4,871
1.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Big Horn County, MT had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 31.4 and a median household income of $48,273. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Big Horn County, MT declined from 13,387 to 13,302, a −0.635% decrease and its median household income declined from $49,859 to $48,273, a −3.18% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Big Horn County, MT are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (64.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (26.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%), White (Hispanic) (2.48%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2%).

None of the households in Big Horn County, MT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Big Horn County, MT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Big Horn County, MT are Little Big Horn College (30 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Big Horn County, MT was $150,300, and the homeownership rate was 64.9%.

Most people in Big Horn County, MT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Big Horn County, MT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Big Horn County, MT is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.541% of Big Horn County, MT residents were born outside of the country (72 people).

In 2020, there were 2.42 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.59k people) in Big Horn County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.56k White (Non-Hispanic) and 345 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.6% of Big Horn County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Big Horn County, MT was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Big Horn County, MT
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    8.59k ± 141
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.56k ± 17
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    345 ± 131
5.9%
Hispanic Population
785 people

In 2020, there were 2.42 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.59k people) in Big Horn County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.56k White (Non-Hispanic) and 345 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.9% of the people in Big Horn County, MT are hispanic (785 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Big Horn County, MT as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    3,678 ± 1,486 people
  2. Mexico
    2,437 ± 1,211 people
  3. Philippines
    2,115 ± 1,128 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montana was Canada, the natal country of 3,678 Montana residents, followed by Mexico with 2,437 and Philippines with 2,115.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.541%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
72 people
0.986%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
132 people

As of 2020, 0.541% of Big Horn County, MT residents (72 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Big Horn County, MT was 0.986%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    221 ± 57
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    107 ± 49
  3. Korea
    90 ± 43

Big Horn County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Big Horn County, MT employs 4.87k people. The largest industries in Big Horn County, MT are Educational Services (848 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (784 people), and Public Administration (664 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,075), Finance & Insurance ($54,050), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,650).

Males in Montana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,421. The income inequality in Montana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.87k
2020 Value
± 388
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Big Horn County, MT grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 4.79k employees to 4.87k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Big Horn County, MT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (607 people), Management Occupations (549 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (456 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Big Horn County, MT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.87k
2020 Value
± 388
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 10.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Big Horn County, MT grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 4.79k employees to 4.87k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Big Horn County, MT, are Educational Services (848 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (784 people), and Public Administration (664 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Big Horn County, MT, though some of these residents may live in Big Horn County, MT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,819
Median earning men ± $5,694
$27,430
Median earning women ± $2,490

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,875), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,238), and Construction ($42,778).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,750), Public Administration ($36,234), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($31,299).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Montana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Montana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 52
    Retail Trade
  2. 51
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 39
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $42.9k
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining
  2. $9.74k
    Retail Trade
  3. $7.68k
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $5.84B
  2. $5.26B
  3. $3.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $5.84B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($5.26B) and Gasoline ($3.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Montana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$45.7B
2020 Value in Montana
$81.1B
Projected 2050 Value in Montana
77.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Montana trade was $45.7B. This is expected to increase 77.7% to $81.1B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Montana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $2.74B
  2. $2.34B
  3. $2.32B

In 2020, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Idaho with $2.74B, followed by North Dakota with $2.34B and Washington and $2.32B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Montana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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flagCivics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Big Horn County, MT went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.8%).

Jon Tester and Steve Daines are the senators currently representing the state of Montana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Big Horn County, MT is currently represented by Matt Rosendale in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Montana

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Jon Tester
Senator from Montana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Steve Daines
Senator from Montana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Jon Tester and Steve Daines are the senators currently representing Montana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Big Horn County, MT

Matt Rosendale
Montana at-large Representative
Republican Party

Big Horn County, MT is currently represented by Matt Rosendale (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Big Horn County, MT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Big Horn County, MT awarded 30 degrees. The student population of Big Horn County, MT in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 69 male students and 142 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Big Horn County, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (30 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Big Horn County, MT by number of degrees awarded are Little Big Horn College (30 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Big Horn County, MT are Liberal Arts & Sciences (6 and 20%), General Human Services (6 and 20%), and Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (4 and 13.3%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 211 students enrolled in Big Horn County, MT, 32.7% men and 67.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 200 records, of which 67.5% were women and 32.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 6 degree-majors awarded
  2. 6 degree-majors awarded
  3. 3 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Big Horn County, MT was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 6 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Big Horn County, MT according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
30 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Little Big Horn College with 30 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 11 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Big Horn County, MT, which is 0.579 times less than the 19 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 30 degrees mean that there were Infinityk times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($600) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.334% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.262% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (243k), Some college (210k), and Bachelors Degree (169k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Big Horn County, MT was $150,300 in 2020, which is 0.654 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $126,100 to $150,300, a 19.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Big Horn County, MT is 64.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Big Horn County, MT have an average commute time of 17.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Big Horn County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Big Horn County, MT is $48,273. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Big Horn County, MT was Census Tract 9407 with a value of $53,462, followed by Census Tract 9405 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $51,750 and $51,563.

In 2021, 22.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Big Horn County, MT. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1.18%.

Property

$150,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$11,975
$2,350
Median Property Taxes
±$232

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Big Horn County, MT the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Big Horn County, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.9%
Homeownership
2020
67.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 64.9% of the housing units in Big Horn County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9407
  2. Census Tract 9405
  3. Census Tract 1

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Big Horn County, MT was Census Tract 9407 with a value of $53,462, followed by Census Tract 9405 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $51,750 and $51,563.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Big Horn County, MT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,273
Median Household Income
± $3,849
3.62k
Number of Households
± 310

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.62k households in Big Horn County, MT declined from $48,273 from the previous year's value of $49,859.

The following chart displays the households in Big Horn County, MT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Big Horn County, MT is from Montana.
0.459
2020 Wage GINI in Montana
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Montana

In 2020, the income inequality in Montana was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.113% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (68.8%)
  2. Carpooled (16.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.36%)

In 2020, 68.8% of workers in Big Horn County, MT drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.8%) and those who worked at home (9.36%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Big Horn County, MT have a shorter commute time (17.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.07% of the workforce in Big Horn County, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Big Horn County, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Big Horn County, MT have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 22.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Big Horn County, MT. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1.18%.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Big Horn County, MT (3.62k out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Big Horn County, MT is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 32.3% of the children was living in poverty in Big Horn County, MT. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 533 in Big Horn County, MT. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 301 per 100,000 population.

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72.3% of the population of Big Horn County, MT has health coverage, with 22.8% on employee plans, 29.9% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 8.28% on non-group plans, and 1.23% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Montana was $8,221 in 2014. This is a 2.84% increase from the previous year ($7,994).

Primary care physicians in Big Horn County, MT see 1905 patients per year on average, which represents a 28.4% increase from the previous year (1484 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1903 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1110 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Montana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,905 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Big Horn County, MT

Primary care physicians in Big Horn County, MT see an average of 1,905 patients per year. This represents a 28.4% increase from the previous year (1,484 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Big Horn County, MT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Montana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 36% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 32.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

27.7%
Uninsured
22.8%
Employer Coverage
29.9%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
8.28%
Non-Group
1.23%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Big Horn County, MT declined by 14.2% from 32.3% to 27.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Big Horn County, MT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 144 in Big Horn County, MT.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.2% in Big Horn County, MT.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.8% in Big Horn County, MT.

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