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Big Horn, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Big Horn Census Designated Place had a population of 567 as of July 1, 2018. Big Horn ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wyoming. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Big Horn is located at latitude 44.6833 and longitude -106.9923 in Sheridan County. The formal boundaries for the Big Horn Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sheridan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,062 feet.

The Big Horn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407840) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Big Horn Census Designated Place is located within Sheridan South Division of Sheridan County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Horn: Bighorn.

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Big Horn, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 567
Population in Households 567
Population in Familes 493
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 314
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $69,506
Average Household Income $84,561
Per Capita Income $34,040


Total Housing Units 243 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 164 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $396,000
Average Home Value $483,232


Total Households 209
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 160
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.78% 1.34%
Households 1.76% 1.31%
Families 1.72% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Big Horn, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Horn to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 77 62nd
Population Density # 92 55th
Diversity Index # 198 3rd
Median Household Income # 62 70th
Per Capita Income # 80 61st

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