Custer - Demographics & Population
Custer County has 8,216 residents and a population density of 5.3 people per square mile as of the 2010 Census. Since 2000, the population of Custer County has grown by 12.9 percent, second only to Pennington County in the region.
With a median age of 48, the population of Custer is growing. Between 2000 and 2010, the city's population increased 11.1 percent. In the city of Custer, there are 826.8 people per square mile.
Custer County is predominantly white, with a 94.2 percent white population. Of the remainder, 2.9 percent are Native American and 2.2 percent are Hispanic. Custer County’s poverty rate of 10.9 percent is the lowest in the region.
Custer County’s poverty rate of 10.9 percent is the lowest in the region. Custer County has a home ownership rate of 76.7 percent. The median value of owner-occupied homes in Custer County is $155,400, the highest in the region. The median household income is $46,441, high in relation to neighboring counties.
For a summary of the most recent Census Data for Custer City, visit Zipskinny.