Big Horn County WY Information


Big Horn County Subdivisions

Big Horn County WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,271
Daytime Population: Workers 5,430
Daytime Population: Residents 6,621
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,051
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 12,088
Population in Familes 10,106
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $55,172
Average Household Income $71,425
Per Capita Income $28,427


Total Housing Units 5,649 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,520 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,274 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 855 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $149,309
Average Home Value $177,308


Total Households 4,794
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 3,280
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% 0.63%
Households 0.69% 0.63%
Families 0.43% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.92%


Big Horn County WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Horn County to the other 23 counties and county equivalents in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 15 39th
Population Density # 14 43rd
Diversity Index # 12 52nd
Median Household Income # 14 43rd
Per Capita Income # 20 17th

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