Rocky Boy Tribe
Chippewa Indians of
Lame Deer, Montana - 59043
This settlement is located on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. It is the capital of the Northern Cheyenne Nation. It covers an area of 55.6 sq. mi., which means it is very rural but most of the settlements citizens live within a small area of Lame Deer, where the majority of the settlements housing units are located. According to the 2010 census, the population of Lame Deer was reportedly at 2,052. The settlement is a CDP or census designated place. There are few businesses located in Lame Deer which means the citizens of Lame Deer must deal with poverty. Around 50% of the cdp's population lives below the poverty line. One of the major employers in the cdp is Chief Dull Knife College. Then the government of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, provides many jobs as well for the citizens of Lame Deer, including school positions. Native Americans account for 1,922 of the cdp's population of 95% of the cdp's population. Whites account for 89 of the cdp's population or 4% of the population. Mixed bloods account for 1% of the population, while Mexicans account for 2% of the Lame Deer population. Lame Deer's zip code is 59043. It has an elevation of 3,327 feet above sea level.
There are a total of 573 housing units in the cdp, which gives Lame Deer an average household size of near 3.5 persons per housing unit. Around 15% of the housing units in the main part of Lame Deer are mobile homes. Lame Deer is situated in a region which is surrounded by hills which are covered by forests. It is especially beautiful during spring, summer, and autumn there. Below are several links to photographs of Lame Deer.