Big Horn County

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Big Horn County, Wyoming

420 W 'C' St
Basin, WY 82410
Phone: (307) 568-2357
Fax: (307) 568-9375
www.bighorncountywy.gov

On the central northern border of WY; organized 1896 from Fremont and Johnson counties. Name Origin: For the Big Horn River, which traverses the county, and the Big Horn Mountains, which form its eastern border; both are named for the bighorn sheep in the area

Area (sq mi):: 3158.96 (land 3136.99; water 21.97) Population per square mile: 3.60
Population 2005: 11,333 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.10%; 1990-2000 8.90% Population 2000: 11,461 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 6.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,086; median household $32,682; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,640-$24,082
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Big Horn County, Montana

121 W 3rd St
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: (406) 665-9735
Fax: (406) 665-9738

On the central southern border of MT, south of Billings; organized Jan 13, 1913 from Rosebud and Yellowstone counties. Name Origin: For the Big Horn and Little Big Horn rivers that flow through it; the rivers named for the great droves of bighorn sheep on the hillsides

Area (sq mi):: 5014.65 (land 4994.81; water 19.84) Population per square mile: 2.60
Population 2005: 13,149 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 3.80%; 1990-2000 11.80% Population 2000: 12,671 (White 35.20%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 63.20%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 29.80
Income 2000: per capita $10,792; median household $27,684; Population below poverty level: 29.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,940-$17,063
Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -7.80% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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