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Population in 2010: 490. Population change since 2000: +147.5%
Males: 221  (45.2%)
Females: 269  (54.8%)

Median resident age:  40.1 years
Wyoming median age:  42.3 years

Zip code: 82801

Estimated median household income in 2012: $138,809 (it was $52,344 in 2000)
Big Horn:

$138,809
WY:

$54,901
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,371

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $377,442 (it was $227,500 in 2000)
Big Horn:

$377,442
WY:

$187,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $532,355; Detached houses: $532,355

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  • White alone - 469 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Big Horn: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.1%), Norwegian (21.7%), English (15.5%), United States (14.3%), Scottish (6.7%), Danish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4081 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Big Horn:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Horn CDP:

  • Never married: 9.2%
  • Now married: 80.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

14 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This place:  2.0%
Wyoming:  2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,250 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,063 (0.8%)

Big Horn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (107.9 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (357.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (817.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Story, WY (2.8 miles ), Sheridan, WY (2.9 miles ), Ranchester, WY (4.3 miles ), Dayton, WY (4.4 miles ), Parkman, WY (5.0 miles) , Buffalo, WY (5.2 miles ), Clearmont, WY (5.4 miles) , Tongue River, MT (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 44.68 N, Longitude: 106.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 307

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.8%
Wyoming:

4.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (31%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (24%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (58%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Bus drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)


Average climate in Big Horn, Wyoming

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Tornado activity:

Big Horn-area historical tornado activity is near Wyoming state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 48.8 miles away from the Big Horn place center .

On 6/26/1959, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Big Horn-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from Big Horn center
On 2/25/1993 at 03:44:15, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/31/1992 at 01:40:14, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/16/1993 at 07:26:04, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Big Horn center
On 12/23/1991 at 20:32:27, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 ML, 3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sheridan County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Monica Tranel-Michini - Olympic rower.


Hospitals/medical centers near Big Horn:

  • SHERIDAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • WESTVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)
  • NMC CONTINUE CARE OF SHERIDAN (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SHERIDAN, WY)

Political contributions by individuals in Big Horn, WY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Horn:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 108 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Casper College (about 132 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • Black Hills State University (about 154 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Montana State University (about 210 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • University of Wyoming (about 244 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 246 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 272 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Public high school in Big Horn:

Public elementary/middle schools in Big Horn:

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Cemetery: Big Horn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Sheridan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

22.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.66
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Wyoming:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.1%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Big Horn compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Big Horn travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Big Horn CDP (based on Sheridan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.60%
Here46.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents43.2%9.8%7.6%6.8%5.8%
Congregations9.4%3.1%12.5%3.1%3.1%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents4.2%3.3%3.0%2.9%13.6%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%9.4%50.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Sheridan County:

2.85 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sheridan County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Sheridan County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheridan County:

22.9%
Wyoming:

24.4%

8.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.18%
Wyoming average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Campbell County, WY  0.61% ($43,313 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.33% ($41,750)
from Natrona County, WY  0.31% ($32,559)


7.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,303 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Wyoming average:

8.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Campbell County, WY  0.54% ($47,466 average AGI)
to Albany County, WY  0.41% ($16,068)
to Johnson County, WY  0.40% ($28,744)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Horn:

  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBBS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Horn:

  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KSUW (91.3 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLGT (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KYTI (93.7 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KZWY (94.9 FM; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • K269DE (101.7 FM; BUFFALO, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K210AM (89.9 FM; SHERIDAN, ETC., WY; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)

TV broadcast stations around Big Horn:

  • KSWY (Channel 7; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: SUNBELT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KSGW-TV (Channel 12; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • K26BE (Channel 26; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: CENTRAL WYOMING COLLEGE)
  • K55BL (Channel 55; SHERIDAN, ETC., WY; Owner: WYOMING CHANNEL 2, INC.)
  • K09XK (Channel 9; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KTVQ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K04FD (Channel 4; RANCHESTER, ETC., WY; Owner: NORTHERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K06AT (Channel 6; SHERIDAN, ETC., WY; Owner: NORTHERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • K10KP (Channel 10; SHERIDAN, ETC., WY; Owner: NORTHERN WYOMING COMMUNITY COLLEGE)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.681861 Lon: -106.996111, Call Sign: WQPE890
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2012, Expiration Date: 04/26/2022, Certifier: Jeremy Smith
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K7JTR, Previous Call Sign: KC7MJD
    Grant Date: 12/15/1998, Expiration Date: 12/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2010
    Registrant: Jeanne T Roelfsema, 4 West Fork, Big Horn, WY 82833
  • Call Sign: KN7S, Previous Call Sign: AB7EH, Licensee ID: L00556305
    Grant Date: 12/04/1996, Expiration Date: 12/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2003
    Registrant: Neil Savin, Big Horn, WY 82833
  • Call Sign: WB7UTK
    Grant Date: 02/16/1988, Expiration Date: 02/16/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2000
    Registrant: Millard D Rhodes, Big Horn, WY 82833
  • Call Sign: W7SVN, Previous Call Sign: KN7S, Licensee ID: L00556305
    Grant Date: 07/25/2003, Expiration Date: 07/25/2013, Certifier: Neil Savin
    Registrant: Neil Savin, Big Horn, WY 82833


FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Big Horn)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Big Horn


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