Big Horn County, MT

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Population

13,290

0.575% growth

Median Age

29.9


Median Household Income

$47,276

7.11% growth

Poverty Rate

26.8%


Number of Employees

4,789

0.736% growth

Median Property Value

$100,000

3.63% growth

About

In 2017, Big Horn County, MT had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 29.9 and a median household income of $47,276. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Big Horn County, MT grew from 13,214 to 13,290, a 0.575% increase and its median household income grew from $44,136 to $47,276, a 7.11% increase.

The population of Big Horn County, MT is 65% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 27.7% White Alone, and 5.59% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Big Horn County, MT speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Big Horn County, MT are Little Big Horn College (43 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Big Horn County, MT is $100,000, and the homeownership rate is 61.3%. Most people in Big Horn County, MT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Big Horn County, MT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Big Horn County, MT employs 4.79k people. The largest industries in Big Horn County, MT are Public Administration (976 people), Educational Services (726 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (684 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Finance & Insurance ($50,326), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,464).

Median household income in Big Horn County, MT is $47,276. Males in Big Horn County, MT have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,968. The income inequality in Big Horn County, MT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,276

2017 value

± $4,170

7.11%

1 Year Growth

± 12.4%

Households in Big Horn County, MT have a median annual income of $47,276, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,136 in 2016, which represents a 7.11% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,921

Average Male Salary

± $3,007

$39,968

Average Female Salary

± $2,184

In 2017, full-time male employees in Montana made 1.42 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,515 ± $1,780

  2. Other

    $39,395 ± $16,377

  3. Asian

    $33,231 ± $11,940

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Montana workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Big Horn County, MT is from Montana.

0.465

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Montana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.554% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9406

  2. Census Tract 1

  3. Census Tract 9407

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Big Horn County, MT was Census Tract 9406 with a value of $50,156, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 9407, with respective values of $44,435 and $40,385.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Big Horn County, MT (3.5k out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    2,985 ± 221

  2. White

    431 ± 129

  3. Hispanic

    213 ± 128

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.79k

2017 Value

± 330

0.736%

1 Year growth

± 9.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Big Horn County, MT grew at a rate of 0.736%, from 4.75k employees to 4.79k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Big Horn County, MT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (767 people), Management Occupations (597 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (383 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Big Horn County, MT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Big Horn County, MT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (767 people), Management Occupations (597 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (383 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Big Horn County, MT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.6 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.44 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.08 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Big Horn County, MT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($77,847), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($63,333), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($62,663).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.79k

2017 Value

± 330

0.736%

1 Year growth

± 9.86%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Big Horn County, MT grew at a rate of 0.736%, from 4.75k employees to 4.79k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Big Horn County, MT, are Public Administration (976 people), Educational Services (726 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (684 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Big Horn County, MT, by number of employees, are Public Administration (976 people), Educational Services (726 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (684 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Big Horn County, MT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (8.61 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.41 times), and Public Administration (4.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Big Horn County, MT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Finance & Insurance ($50,326), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($49,464).

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Domestic Trade

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. $6.47B

  2. $6.17B

  3. $5.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $6.47B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($6.17B) and Fuel oils ($5.98B).

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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$44.7B

2015 Value

$53.9B

Projected 2045 Value

20.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Montana trade was $44.7B. This is expected to increase 20.7% to $53.9B by 2045.

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. $4.59B

  2. $2.98B

  3. $2.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Dakota with $4.59B, followed by Wyoming with $2.98B and Idaho and $2.88B.

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

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Health

60.7% of the population of Big Horn County, MT has health coverage, with 21% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 9.16% on Medicare, 6.45% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Big Horn County, MT 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 1204 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.76% increase from the previous year (1107 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1906 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1668 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,204 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Big Horn County, MT see an average of 1,204 patients per year. This represents a 8.76% increase from the previous year (1,107 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 neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,221

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,882

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,378

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,238

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Montana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.84%, from $7,994 to $8,221.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

39.3%

Uninsured

21%

Employer Coverage

23%

Medicaid

9.16%

Medicare

6.45%

Non-Group

1.16%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Big Horn County, MT grew by 0.0903% from 39.2% to 39.3%.

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 Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.8% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 12.3% prevalence

Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Montana, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Montana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Big Horn County, MT is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.843% of Big Horn County, MT residents were born outside of the country (112 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Big Horn County, MT is composed of 8.64k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (65%), 3.68k White Alone residents (27.7%), 743 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.59%), 203 Two or More Races residents (1.53%), 14 Asian Alone residents (0.105%), 14 Black or African American Alone residents (0.105%), 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0226%), and 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00752%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Big Horn County, MT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 17.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Big Horn County, MT was 29.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Big Horn County, MT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Big Horn County, MT residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.843%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

112 people

1.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

187 people

As of 2017, 0.843% of Big Horn County, MT residents (112 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Big Horn County, MT was 1.42%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,272 ± 1,601 people

  2. Mexico

    2,817 ± 1,301 people

  3. Philippines

    2,040 ± 1,108 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montana was Canada, the natal country of 4,272 Montana residents, followed by Mexico with 2,817 and Philippines with 2,040.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Big Horn County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Big Horn County, MT was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    8.64k ± 139

  2. White Alone

    3.68k ± 16

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    743 ± 219

In 2017, there were 2.35 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (8.64k people) in Big Horn County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.68k White Alone and 743 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Big Horn County, MT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Big Horn County, MT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Big Horn County, MT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Big Horn County, MT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    248 ± 59

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    177 ± 76

  3. Korea

    115 ± 40

Big Horn County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Big Horn County, MT awarded 43 degrees. The student population of Big Horn County, MT is skewed towards women, with 89 male students and 134 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Big Horn County, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (43 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 (43 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Big Horn County, MT are General Business Administration & Management (6 and 14%), Pre-Nursing Studies (5 and 11.6%), and Information Technology (5 and 11.6%).

The median tuition costs in Big Horn County, MT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 6 degrees awarded

  2. 5 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Big Horn County, MT was General Business Administration & Management 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

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

43 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Big Horn County, MT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Little Big Horn College with 43 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6

Degrees Awarded to Men

37

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 6 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Big Horn County, MT, which is 0.162 times less than the 37 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    43 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Big Horn County, MT were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 43 degrees mean that there were N/A times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Big Horn County, MT was $100,000 in 2017, which is 0.46 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,500 to $100,000, a 3.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Big Horn County, MT is 61.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Big Horn County, MT have an average commute time of 16.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Big Horn County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,276

Median Household Income

± $4,170

3.71k

Number of Households

± 285

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.71k households in Big Horn County, MT grew to $47,276 from the previous year's value of $44,136.

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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Housing

Property Value

$100,000

2017 Median

± $8,754

$96,500

2016 Median

± $5,397

In 2017, the median property value in Big Horn County, MT grew to to $100,000 from the previous year's value of $96,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Big Horn County, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Big Horn County, MT the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Big Horn County, MT 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.

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Rent vs Own

61.3%

2017 Homeownership

61%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.3% of the housing units in Big Horn County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Big Horn County, MT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

16.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Big Horn County, MT have a shorter commute time (16.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.861% of the workforce in Big Horn County, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    70%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    10%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Big Horn County, MT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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