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Big Horn County, Wyoming (WY)

County population in 2016: 11,981 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Big Horn County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.6%), Construction (23.6%), Educational, health and social services (23.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Big Horn County, Wyoming:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Wyoming median age:  37.2 years
Males: 6,047  (50.5%)
Females: 5,934  (49.5%)
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Big Horn County,WY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Big Horn County:

2.0 people
Wyoming:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,455 ($32,682 in 1999)

This county:

$51,455
Wyoming:

$59,882

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $476 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $571)
This county:

$476
State:

$718


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $155,317 (it was $70,600 in 2000)
Big Horn:

$155,317
Wyoming:

$209,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,746 - $264,629
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,090
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $357

Institutionalized population: 181
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,019 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $987 (0.7%)

Big Horn County household income distribution in 2009 Big Horn County home values distribution Big Horn County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.6%
Big Horn County:

11.6%
Wyoming:

11.3%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 5.9% for other race residents, 5.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.3 years old
(Males: 42.7 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.3 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 60.8 years old, Asian residents: 51.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.4 years old, Other race residents: 52.2 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

2012 air pollution in Big Horn County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 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:

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 302
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 357 (42.5% naturalized citizens)

Big Horn County:

3.0%
Whole state:

3.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 29
  • 2000 to 2009: 92
  • 1990 to 1999: 142
  • 1980 to 1989: 49
  • 1970 to 1979: 25
  • Before 1970: 55
Note: State values scaled to Big Horn County population

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: 4,262
  • One, attached: 57
  • Two: 133
  • 3 or 4: 88
  • 5 to 9: 129
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 682
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Big Horn County with a mortgage: 1,461 (29 second mortgage, 62 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,795

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

56.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Big Horn County

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (62%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • England (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Japan (2%)
  • Denmark (2%)
  • Hong Kong (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Big Horn County (%):

  • German (20%)
  • English (13%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Big Horn County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,589 (74.1%)
  • Carpooled: 398 (8.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 57 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 35 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 396 (8.2%)
  • Worked at home: 409 (8.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $49,074.

7.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Wyoming average:

8.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.05% relocated from other counties in Wyoming ($17,641 average AGI)
3.98% relocated from other states ($18,488 average AGI)
Big Horn County:

3.98%
Wyoming average:

5.64%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Park County, WY  0.95% ($30,526 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.40% ($23,313)
from Albany County, WY  0.38% ($31,533)
from Washakie County, WY  0.30% ($53,083)


7.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Wyoming average:

8.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.67% relocated to other counties in Wyoming ($14,892 average AGI)
3.69% relocated to other states ($21,990 average AGI)
Big Horn County:

3.69%
Wyoming average:

5.77%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Park County, WY  1.50% ($33,067 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.55% ($29,864)
to Albany County, WY  0.45% ($24,167)
to Natrona County, WY  0.32% ($12,615)
to Sheridan County, WY  0.25% ($24,100)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (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: 11,981
  • In family households: 9,916 (1,551 male householders, 1,309 female householders)
    2,393 spouses, 3,665 children (3,408 natural, 114 adopted, 143 stepchildren), 317 grandchildren, 115 brothers or sisters, 94 parents, 234 other relatives, 252 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,821 (787 male householders (694 living alone)), 742 female householders (657 living alone)), 286 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 247

Size of family households: 1,617 2-persons, 364 3-persons, 413 4-persons, 287 5-persons, 112 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,353 1-person, 154 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

2,236 married couples with children.
506 single-parent households (260 men, 246 women).

92.4% of residents of Big Horn speak English at home.
6.0% 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, 5% speak English well, 2% 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:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 24
  • 2010 to 2013: 52
  • 2000 to 2009: 481
  • 1990 to 1999: 471
  • 1980 to 1989: 552
  • 1970 to 1979: 875
  • 1960 to 1969: 451
  • 1950 to 1959: 709
  • 1940 to 1949: 568
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,147
Note: State values scaled to Big Horn population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Big Horn County population
  • 1 room: 47
  • 2 rooms: 9
  • 3 rooms: 73
  • 4 rooms: 391
  • 5 rooms: 568
  • 6 rooms: 685
  • 7 rooms: 518
  • 8 rooms: 431
  • 9+ rooms: 523
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 42
  • 3 rooms: 186
  • 4 rooms: 348
  • 5 rooms: 230
  • 6 rooms: 128
  • 7 rooms: 83
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9+ rooms: 65
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Big Horn County, Wyoming
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Big Horn County population
  • no bedroom: 56
  • 1 bedroom: 67
  • 2 bedrooms: 663
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,516
  • 4 bedrooms: 632
  • 5+ bedrooms: 322
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 192
  • 2 bedrooms: 508
  • 3 bedrooms: 345
  • 4 bedrooms: 80
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Big Horn County, Wyoming in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Big Horn County population
  • no vehicle: 84
  • 1 vehicle: 566
  • 2 vehicles: 1,078
  • 3 vehicles: 840
  • 4 vehicles: 441
  • 5+ vehicles: 238
  • no vehicle: 73
  • 1 vehicle: 546
  • 2 vehicles: 305
  • 3 vehicles: 139
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 61

84% of Big Horn County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Wyoming.

Big Horn County:

84.1%
State average:

81.9%

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

  • This state: 6,424
  • Other state: 5,241
  • Northeast: 267
  • Midwest: 1,351
  • South: 892
  • West: 2,711

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Big Horn County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.0%)
  • Wood (10.3%)
  • Electricity (9.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (57.5%)
  • Electricity (30.3%)
  • Wood (5.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 54
Here:

3.7%
Wyoming:

5.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

4.3%
Wyoming:

4.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

2.3%
Wyoming:

4.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Big Horn County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $163,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Air Transportation: $19,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,239,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,179,000
    Regular Highways: $948,000
    Health - Other: $862,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $680,000
    Central Staff Services: $637,000
    General - Other: $549,000
    Financial Administration: $502,000
    General Public Buildings: $328,000
    Libraries: $279,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $221,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
    Water Utilities: $150,000
    Corrections - Other: $24,000
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $187,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,240,000
    General - Other: $1,002,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $308,000
    Regular Highways: $276,000
    Police Protection: $229,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,000
    General Public Building: $4,000
    Air Transportation: $3,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,030,000

Big Horn County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $452,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $76,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,161,000
    General Local Government Support: $668,000
    Air Transportation: $72,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $391,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $141,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $92,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000
    Sale of Property: $6,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $177,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,479,000
    All Other: $873,000
    Highways: $776,000
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,798,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,586,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $211,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $97,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $20,000

Big Horn County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,488,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,226,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000

Big Horn County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,182,000

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
Big Horn County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Big Horn County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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