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Big Horn County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2016: 11,854 (all rural); it was 11,461 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,814
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,600
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,209
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,147 (it was 1,103 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%

Land area: 3137 sq. mi.

Water area: 22.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Big Horn County: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.1%), Educational, health and social services (22.8%), Construction (16.7%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Big Horn County, WY (2017)
    • 10,37990.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0899.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1571.4%Two or more races
    • 1361.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 560.5%Asian alone
    • 230.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 70.06%Some other race alone
    • 60.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years
Males: 5,997  (50.6%)
Females: 5,857  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Big Horn County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,929 ($32,682 in 1999)
This county:

$51,929
Wyoming:

$60,434

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $466 (lower quartile is $341, upper quartile is $556)
This county:

$466
State:

$703


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $165,351 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Big Horn:

$165,351
Wyoming:

$214,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,567 - $223,877
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,105
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 181
Big Horn County, WY map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $198,200
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $220,900
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $247,100
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $222,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Big Horn, WY residents
Average permit cost in Big Horn, WY
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,031 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,008 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Big Horn, WY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Big Horn, WY in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Big Horn, WY in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
Big Horn County:

11.7%
Wyoming:

11.3%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 5.8% for other race residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.6 years old
(Males: 43.0 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 31.2 years old, American Indian residents: 59.1 years old, Asian residents: 62.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 44.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Big Horn County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $495 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $646 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lovell, Greybull, Basin, Cowley, Byron, Burlington, Frannie, Deaver, Manderson, Shell.

Big Horn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Big Horn County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Big Horn County: East Woodrock Campground (A), Bald Mountain City (B), Meade Creek Ranch (C), N X Bar Ranch (D), North Tongue River Campground (E), P K Cow Camp (F), Padlock Ranch (G), Carr Cabin (H), Sand Turn (I), Seventy-seven Ranch (J), Sheridan Filtration Plant (K), East Fork Campground (L), Twin Lakes Picnic Area (M), Tie Flume Campground (N), Dead Swede Campgound (O), Sibley Lake Recreation Area (P), Pine Island Picnic Area (Q), Burgess Road Overlook (R), Yonkee Cow Camp (S), X X Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Monarch Cemetery (1), Arvada Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dome Lake (A), Heart Lake (B), Dinwiddie Lake (C), Crescent Lake (D), Sawmill Lakes (E), Stull Lakes (F), Bruce Mountain Lake (G), Coney Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McCormick Creek (A), Mann Creek (B), Youngs Creek (C), Columbus Creek (D), Lotspeich Prong Waddle Creek (E), Slater Creek (F), Lone Tree Creek (G), East Twin Creek (H), Cross H Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Big Horn County include: Sheridan County Big Game Winter Range (1), Sheridan County Elk Winter Pasture (2), Fetterman Monument (3), Burgess Picnic Area (4), Deer Park (5), Bull Elk Park Natural Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Clark County, Idaho , Franklin County, New York , Sheridan County , Klickitat County, Washington , Emmet County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Wyoming:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Big Horn, WY
County total employment by year in Big Horn, WY
County average yearly wages by year in Big Horn, WY

Current college students: 302
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 389 (38.1% naturalized citizens)

Big Horn County:

3.3%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 902000 to 2009
  • 1391990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 251970 to 1979
  • 55Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.7%

Big Horn County marital status for males Big Horn County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,379
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 151
  • 3 or 4: 68
  • 5 to 9: 169
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 728
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Big Horn County with a mortgage: 1,553 (36 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,806

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Big Horn County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other3,90113
Evangelical Protestant87011
Mainline Protestant5189
Catholic4583
None5,921-
Big Horn County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Big Horn County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Big Horn County:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

8.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Big Horn County:

8.0%
Wyoming:

7.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

25.3%
State:

24.4%

Agriculture in Big Horn County:

Average size of farms: 822 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $74,295
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $221.70
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 58.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,061
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.07%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 99.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $87,758
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.32
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
Corn for grain: 2165 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 360 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4 acres

Tornado activity:

Big Horn County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wyoming state average. It is 62570856.9 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Big Horn County-area historical earthquake activity is below Wyoming state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 127.6 miles away from Big Horn County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 131.8 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 282.4 miles away from Big Horn County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 555.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wyoming Severe Storms, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: May 18, 2011 to July 08, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4007: July 22, 2011, FEMA Id: 4007, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • Wyoming SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, MUDSLIDES, Incident Period: May 29, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-557: May 29, 1978, FEMA Id: 557, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Big Horn County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Big Horn

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,612 (74.7%)
  • Carpooled: 451 (9.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 78 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 57 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 307 (6.3%)
  • Worked at home: 366 (7.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • England (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Denmark (2%)
  • Hong Kong (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Big Horn County


  • German (19%)
  • English (13%)
  • American (9%)
  • European (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Big Horn County, Wyoming in 2000:

  • 218 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Big Horn County, Wyoming in 2010:

  • 129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,485.

6.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Wyoming average:

7.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.21% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($19,130 average AGI)
3.42% relocated from other states ($23,578 average AGI)
Big Horn County:

3.42%
Wyoming average:

4.84%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Park County, WY  1.03% ($39,209 average AGI)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,500 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Wyoming average:

7.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.74% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($17,803 average AGI)
3.40% relocated to other states ($19,697 average AGI)
Big Horn County:

3.40%
Wyoming average:

5.61%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Park County, WY  1.76% ($30,365 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Big Horn County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Big Horn County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Big Horn County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Big Horn County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Big Horn County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Big Horn County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Big Horn County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Big Horn County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Big Horn County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,174 (1,910 aged, 264 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 381 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Big Horn County, Wyoming in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (157)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (132)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (119)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (103)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (99)
  • Congestive heart failure (93)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (81)
  • Unspecified dementia (72)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (52)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 17.52
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,475
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,253
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,476

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,509
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 962
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 26

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,854
  • In family households: 9,733 (1,451 male householders, 1,413 female householders)
    2,377 spouses, 3,702 children (3,425 natural, 93 adopted, 170 stepchildren), 179 grandchildren, 114 brothers or sisters, 139 parents, 157 other relatives, 198 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,868 (761 male householders (675 living alone)), 812 female householders (730 living alone)), 294 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 244

Size of family households: 1,521 2-persons, 437 3-persons, 406 4-persons, 295 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 104 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,404 1-person, 155 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

2,276 married couples with children.
508 single-parent households (213 men, 295 women).

92.3% of residents of Big Horn speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $74,951,000 ($6,565 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,789,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,959,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,620,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,668,000
Federal grants: $18,347,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,603,000 ($28,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,754,000 ($491,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $615,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,153,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,156,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 702
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 625
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +52
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -240
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State +3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Big Horn County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.96 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.5

Year house built in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • Year house built in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • 392014 or later
  • 542010 to 2013
  • 5052000 to 2009
  • 3991990 to 1999
  • 5461980 to 1989
  • 8891970 to 1979
  • 4941960 to 1969
  • 6841950 to 1959
  • 6641940 to 1949
  • 1,2341939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • 781 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 663 rooms
  • 3714 rooms
  • 6645 rooms
  • 6206 rooms
  • 4957 rooms
  • 5248 rooms
  • 5599+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • 51 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 1773 rooms
  • 3054 rooms
  • 2465 rooms
  • 1206 rooms
  • 647 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 669+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • 82no bedroom
  • 681 bedroom
  • 6502 bedrooms
  • 1,5613 bedrooms
  • 7244 bedrooms
  • 2995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
  • 5no bedroom
  • 1881 bedroom
  • 5172 bedrooms
  • 2803 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Big Horn County, Wyoming in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Big Horn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Big Horn County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 63no vehicle
  • 6421 vehicle
  • 1,0452 vehicles
  • 9253 vehicles
  • 4584 vehicles
  • 2515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Big Horn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Big Horn County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 90no vehicle
  • 5371 vehicle
  • 2732 vehicles
  • 1053 vehicles
  • 534 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles

86.2% of Big Horn County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Wyoming.

Big Horn County:

86.2%
State average:

83.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,398
  • Other state: 5,139
  • Northeast: 302
  • Midwest: 1,258
  • South: 768
  • West: 2,805
Year householders moved into unit in Big Horn County, WY
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Big Horn County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Wood
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.4%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

5.5%
Wyoming:

6.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 35
Here:

4.6%
Wyoming:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

4.6%
Wyoming:

9.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Big Horn County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,248,000
    Air Transportation: $526,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Libraries: $94,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,130,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,912,000
    Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,107,000
    Financial Administration: $689,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $459,000
    General - Other: $392,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $275,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,214,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,900,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $411,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,976,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,921,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,921,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,751,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $366,000
    Rents: $23,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $402,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $112,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,373,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,569,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,676,000
    Highways: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,241,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $649,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $304,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,495,000

Big Horn County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,248,000
    Air Transportation: $526,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Libraries: $94,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,130,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,912,000
    Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,107,000
    Financial Administration: $689,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $459,000
    General - Other: $392,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $275,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,214,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,900,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $411,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,976,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,921,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,921,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,751,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $366,000
    Rents: $23,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $402,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $112,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,373,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,569,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,676,000
    Highways: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,241,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $649,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $304,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,495,000

Big Horn County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,248,000
    Air Transportation: $526,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Libraries: $94,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,130,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,912,000
    Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,107,000
    Financial Administration: $689,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $459,000
    General - Other: $392,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $275,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,214,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,900,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $411,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,976,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,921,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,921,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,751,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $366,000
    Rents: $23,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $402,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $112,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,373,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,569,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,676,000
    Highways: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,241,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $649,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $304,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,495,000

Big Horn County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $323,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,248,000
    Air Transportation: $526,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Libraries: $94,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,130,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,912,000
    Regular Highways: $1,114,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,107,000
    Financial Administration: $689,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $510,000
    General Public Buildings: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $459,000
    General - Other: $392,000
    Libraries: $356,000
    Air Transportation: $275,000
    Hospitals: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Health - Other: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $27,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,601,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,214,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $116,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,900,000
    Other - General - Other: $1,400,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $411,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,976,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,921,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,921,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,751,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $366,000
    Rents: $23,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $402,000
    Police Protection: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $137,000
    Regular Highways: $112,000
    General Public Building: $47,000
    Correctional Institutions: $30,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,373,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,921,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,569,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,676,000
    Highways: $625,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,241,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $649,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $472,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $304,000
    Other License: $27,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,495,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 164
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 151
  • Number of recipients under 18: 24
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 105
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 35
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 73
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 60
Most common first names in Big Horn County, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8376.4 years
James6271.7 years
Robert6171.7 years
William6177.2 years
Charles5377.0 years
Mary4981.8 years
George4679.4 years
Helen3479.3 years
Frank3477.9 years
Edward2780.9 years
Most common last names in Big Horn County, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4179.7 years
Asay3380.2 years
Jones3181.7 years
Fink2880.2 years
Johnson2676.0 years
Anderson2672.9 years
Williams2480.7 years
Brown2281.9 years
Davis2280.7 years
Peterson2077.3 years
Businesses in Big Horn County, WY
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Nike1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1