Lame Deer, MT

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Population

2,188

3.26% growth

Median Age

27.4


Median Household Income

$39,722

27.1% growth

Poverty Rate

39.8%


Number of Employees

625

2.46% growth

Median Property Value

$61,100

3.21% growth

About

In 2017, Lame Deer, MT had a population of 2.19k people with a median age of 27.4 and a median household income of $39,722. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lame Deer, MT grew from 2,119 to 2,188, a 3.26% increase and its median household income grew from $31,250 to $39,722, a 27.1% increase.

The population of Lame Deer, MT is 93.2% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 3.75% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.47% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Lame Deer, MT speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lame Deer, MT are Chief Dull Knife College (36 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Lame Deer, MT is $61,100, and the homeownership rate is 56.4%. Most people in Lame Deer, MT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 8.45 minutes. The average car ownership in Lame Deer, MT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Lame Deer, MT employs 625 people. The largest industries in Lame Deer, MT are Public Administration (166 people), Educational Services (111 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (95 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($87,083), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,875), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,625).

Median household income in Lame Deer, MT is $39,722. Males in Lame Deer, MT have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,968. The income inequality in Lame Deer, MT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,722

2017 value

± $13,120

27.1%

1 Year Growth

± 29.1%

Households in Lame Deer, MT have a median annual income of $39,722, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $31,250 in 2016, which represents a 27.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,921

Average Male Salary

± $3,007

$39,968

Average Female Salary

± $2,184

In 2017, full-time male employees in Montana made 1.42 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,515 ± $1,780

  2. Other

    $39,395 ± $16,377

  3. Asian

    $33,231 ± $11,940

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Montana workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lame Deer, MT is from Montana.

0.465

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Montana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.554% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lame Deer, MT was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

39.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lame Deer, MT (864 out of 2.17k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    864 ± 112

  2. Hispanic

    29 ± 60

  3. White

    0 ± 51

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

625

2017 Value

± 101

2.46%

1 Year growth

± 21.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lame Deer, MT grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 610 employees to 625 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lame Deer, MT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (99 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (63 people), and Management Occupations (57 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lame Deer, MT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lame Deer, MT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (99 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (63 people), and Management Occupations (57 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lame Deer, MT has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (4.52 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (3.83 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.07 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lame Deer, MT, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,438), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($48,393), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($45,729).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

625

2017 Value

± 101

2.46%

1 Year growth

± 21.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lame Deer, MT grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 610 employees to 625 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lame Deer, MT, are Public Administration (166 people), Educational Services (111 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (95 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Lame Deer, MT, by number of employees, are Public Administration (166 people), Educational Services (111 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (95 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lame Deer, MT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (9.77 times higher than expected), Public Administration (5.69 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lame Deer, MT, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($87,083), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,875), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,625).

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Domestic Trade

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. $6.47B

  2. $6.17B

  3. $5.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $6.47B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($6.17B) and Fuel oils ($5.98B).

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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$44.7B

2015 Value

$53.9B

Projected 2045 Value

20.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Montana trade was $44.7B. This is expected to increase 20.7% to $53.9B by 2045.

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. $4.59B

  2. $2.98B

  3. $2.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Dakota with $4.59B, followed by Wyoming with $2.98B and Idaho and $2.88B.

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

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Health

56.1% of the population of Lame Deer, MT has health coverage, with 16% on employee plans, 29.2% on Medicaid, 4.24% on Medicare, 4.89% on non-group plans, and 1.8% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lame Deer, MT see 1308 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.305% decrease from the previous year (1312 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1416 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 378 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,308 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Montana see an average of 1,308 patients per year. This represents a 0.305% decrease from the previous year (1,312 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,221

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,882

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,378

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,238

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Montana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.84%, from $7,994 to $8,221.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

43.9%

Uninsured

16%

Employer Coverage

29.2%

Medicaid

4.24%

Medicare

4.89%

Non-Group

1.8%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lame Deer, MT grew by 4.3% from 42.1% to 43.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lame Deer, MT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.8% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 12.3% prevalence

Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Montana, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Montana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Lame Deer, MT is home to a population of 2.19k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Lame Deer, MT residents were born outside of the country (2 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lame Deer, MT is composed of 2.04k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (93.2%), 82 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.75%), 54 White Alone residents (2.47%), 10 Two or More Races residents (0.457%), 2 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0914%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lame Deer, MT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lame Deer, MT was 27.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Lame Deer, MT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Lame Deer, MT residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Lame Deer, MT residents (2 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lame Deer, MT was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,272 ± 1,601 people

  2. Mexico

    2,817 ± 1,301 people

  3. Philippines

    2,040 ± 1,108 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montana was Canada, the natal country of 4,272 Montana residents, followed by Mexico with 2,817 and Philippines with 2,040.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Lame Deer, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lame Deer, MT was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.04k ± 223

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    82 ± 89

  3. White Alone

    54 ± 22

In 2017, there were 24.9 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.04k people) in Lame Deer, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 82 Hispanic or Latino and 54 White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Lame Deer, MT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Lame Deer, MT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Lame Deer, MT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Lame Deer, MT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    34 ± 25

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    21 ± 21

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    18 ± 16

Lame Deer, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.62 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Lame Deer, MT awarded 36 degrees. The student population of Lame Deer, MT is skewed towards women, with 73 male students and 95 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lame Deer, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (36 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Lame Deer, MT by number of degrees awarded are Chief Dull Knife College (36 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lame Deer, MT are General Studies (35 and 97.2%), Other Legal Professions & Studies (1 and 2.78%), and General Business Administration & Management (0 and 0%).

The median tuition costs in Lame Deer, MT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 0 degrees awarded

  3. 0 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Lame Deer, MT was General Studies with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Lame Deer, MT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

36 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Lame Deer, MT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Chief Dull Knife College with 36 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

10

Degrees Awarded to Men

26

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 10 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lame Deer, MT, which is 0.385 times less than the 26 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    36 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lame Deer, MT were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 36 degrees mean that there were N/A times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lame Deer, MT was $61,100 in 2017, which is 0.281 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $59,200 to $61,100, a 3.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Lame Deer, MT is 56.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lame Deer, MT have an average commute time of 8.45 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lame Deer, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,722

Median Household Income

± $13,120

564

Number of Households

± 83

In 2017, the median household income of the 564 households in Lame Deer, MT grew to $39,722 from the previous year's value of $31,250.

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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Housing

Property Value

$61,100

2017 Median

± $10,114

$59,200

2016 Median

± $4,822

In 2017, the median property value in Lame Deer, MT grew to to $61,100 from the previous year's value of $59,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lame Deer, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lame Deer, MT the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lame Deer, MT 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.

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Rent vs Own

56.4%

2017 Homeownership

49.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.4% of the housing units in Lame Deer, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lame Deer, MT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

8.45 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lame Deer, MT have a shorter commute time (8.45 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Lame Deer, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.2%

  2. Walked

    13.2%

  3. Carpooled

    9.22%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lame Deer, MT was Drove Alone (69.2%), followed by those who Walked (13.2%) and those who Carpooled (9.22%).

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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