Big Horn County, Montana

Big Horn County, Montana
Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument

Big Horn County is located in south-central Montana with Wyoming to the south. This is the home of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument and the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Most of the county is part of the Crow Indian Reservation. Big Horn County was formed in 1864 and contains 4,995 square miles of land and 20 square miles of water. The county seat is Hardin.

Fast Facts about Big Horn County, Montana
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 32.1%
Hispanic: 5.4%
Native American: 59.2%
Asian: 0.6%
Two or More Races: 2.7%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 51%
Government Sector: 39%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 9%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 3 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Big Horn County: 83.0
2009 Estimates:
Population: 13,015
Males: 6,416
Females: 6,599
Median Resident Age: 29.8 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $35,500
Estimated Median Home Value: $87,900
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Government, Health Care, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Social Services, Mining, Retail Services, Finance & Insurance Services
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