Lame Deer, MT

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2020 Population
2,288
9.68% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Tester
Democratic Party
US Senator
Steve Daines
Republican Party
US Representative
Matt Rosendale
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
23.5
8.91% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
32.5%
9.39% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$49,408
2.73% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$65,600
3.8% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
627
7.52% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Lame Deer, MT had a population of 2.29k people with a median age of 23.5 and a median household income of $49,408. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lame Deer, MT grew from 2,086 to 2,288, a 9.68% increase and its median household income declined from $50,795 to $49,408, a −2.73% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lame Deer, MT are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.62%), White (Hispanic) (1.01%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.35%).

None of the households in Lame Deer, MT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Lame Deer, MT are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lame Deer, MT are Chief Dull Knife College (12 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Lame Deer, MT was $65,600, and the homeownership rate was 60.2%.

Most people in Lame Deer, MT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lame Deer, MT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lame Deer, MT is home to a population of 2.29k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 0% of Lame Deer, MT residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2020, there were 43.3 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.16k people) in Lame Deer, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50 White (Non-Hispanic) and 37 American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Lame Deer, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lame Deer, MT was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lame Deer, MT
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.16k ± 248
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    50 ± 28
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic)
    37 ± 42
2.62%
Hispanic Population
60 people

In 2020, there were 43.3 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.16k people) in Lame Deer, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 50 White (Non-Hispanic) and 37 American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.62% of the people in Lame Deer, MT are hispanic (60 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Canada
    3,678 ± 1,486 people
  2. Mexico
    2,437 ± 1,211 people
  3. Philippines
    2,115 ± 1,128 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montana was Canada, the natal country of 3,678 Montana residents, followed by Mexico with 2,437 and Philippines with 2,115.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    35 ± 36
  2. Vietnam
    29 ± 28
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    11 ± 16

Lame Deer, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Lame Deer, MT employs 627 people. The largest industries in Lame Deer, MT are Public Administration (195 people), Educational Services (134 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (56 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($80,313), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($51,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($47,083).

Males in Montana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,421. The income inequality in Montana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.459, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

627
2020 Value
± 129
−7.52%
1 Year decline
± 29.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lame Deer, MT declined at a rate of −7.52%, from 678 employees to 627 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lame Deer, MT, are Management Occupations (88 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (70 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (69 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lame Deer, MT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

627
2020 Value
± 129
−7.52%
1 Year decline
± 29.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lame Deer, MT declined at a rate of −7.52%, from 678 employees to 627 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lame Deer, MT, are Public Administration (195 people), Educational Services (134 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (56 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lame Deer, MT, though some of these residents may live in Lame Deer, MT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,386
Median earning men ± $3,935
$30,799
Median earning women ± $3,860

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,833), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($34,375), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($31,319).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($33,929), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($32,000), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($27,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Montana. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Montana.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $5.84B
  2. $5.26B
  3. $3.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $5.84B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($5.26B) and Gasoline ($3.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Montana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$45.7B
2020 Value in Montana
$81.1B
Projected 2050 Value in Montana
77.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Montana trade was $45.7B. This is expected to increase 77.7% to $81.1B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Montana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $2.74B
  2. $2.34B
  3. $2.32B

In 2020, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Idaho with $2.74B, followed by North Dakota with $2.34B and Washington and $2.32B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Montana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jon Tester and Steve Daines are the senators currently representing the state of Montana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Lame Deer, MT is currently represented by Matt Rosendale in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Montana

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Jon Tester
Senator from Montana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Steve Daines
Senator from Montana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Jon Tester and Steve Daines are the senators currently representing Montana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Lame Deer, MT

Matt Rosendale
Montana at-large Representative
Republican Party

Lame Deer, MT is currently represented by Matt Rosendale (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Lame Deer, MT have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Lame Deer, MT awarded 12 degrees. The student population of Lame Deer, MT in 2019 is skewed towards women, with 71 male students and 91 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lame Deer, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (8 and 66.7%), followed by White (4 and 33.3%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Lame Deer, MT by number of degrees awarded are Chief Dull Knife College (12 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lame Deer, MT are General Studies (6 and 50%), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (3 and 25%), and General Business Administration & Management (2 and 16.7%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2019 there were 162 students enrolled in Lame Deer, MT, 43.8% men and 56.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 149 records, of which 57.7% were women and 42.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 6 degree-majors awarded
  2. 3 degree-majors awarded
  3. 2 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Lame Deer, MT was General Studies with 6 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
12 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chief Dull Knife College with 12 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lame Deer, MT, which is 2 times more than the 4 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 8 degrees mean that there were 2 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,960) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($300) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.334% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.262% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (243k), Some college (210k), and Bachelors Degree (169k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Lame Deer, MT was $65,600 in 2020, which is 0.285 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $63,200 to $65,600, a 3.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Lame Deer, MT is 60.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lame Deer, MT have an average commute time of 12.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lame Deer, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$65,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,674
$321
Median Property Taxes
±$89

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lame Deer, MT the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lame Deer, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

60.2%
Homeownership
2020
50%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 60.2% of the housing units in Lame Deer, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Lame Deer, MT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,408
Median Household Income
± $8,865
533
Number of Households
± 112

In 2020, the median household income of the 533 households in Lame Deer, MT declined from $49,408 from the previous year's value of $50,795.

The following chart displays the households in Lame Deer, MT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lame Deer, MT is from Montana.
0.459
2020 Wage GINI in Montana
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Montana

In 2020, the income inequality in Montana was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.113% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Walked (13%)
  3. Carpooled (5.96%)

In 2020, 76.8% of workers in Lame Deer, MT drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (13%) and those who carpooled to work (5.96%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

12.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lame Deer, MT have a shorter commute time (12.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.67% of the workforce in Lame Deer, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lame Deer, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lame Deer, MT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lame Deer, MT (731 out of 2.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lame Deer, MT is Native American, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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63% of the population of Lame Deer, MT has health coverage, with 18.6% on employee plans, 32.2% on Medicaid, 4.58% on Medicare, 5.02% on non-group plans, and 2.64% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Montana was $8,221 in 2014. This is a 2.84% increase from the previous year ($7,994).

Primary care physicians in Rosebud County, MT see 1510 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.4% decrease from the previous year (1850 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1787 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 447 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Montana, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,510 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rosebud County, MT

Primary care physicians in Rosebud County, MT see an average of 1,510 patients per year. This represents a 18.4% decrease from the previous year (1,850 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Rosebud County, MT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Montana across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 44.2% under 18 years, 23.9% between 18 and 34 years, 25.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.61% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

37%
Uninsured
18.6%
Employer Coverage
32.2%
Medicaid
4.58%
Medicare
5.02%
Non-Group
2.64%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lame Deer, MT declined by 13% from 42.5% to 37%.

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