Custer County SD Information

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Custer County Subdivisions

Custer County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,753
Population in Households 8,498
Population in Familes 6,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,936
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 2,596
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,094 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,039 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 897 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,158 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $232,655
Average Home Value $272,409
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,283
Average Household Income $62,140
Per Capita Income $28,675
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.96%
Households 1.28% 1.14%
Families 1.08% 1.0%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Custer County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Custer County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 70th
Population Density1 # 34 48th
Diversity Index2 # 31 55th
Median Household Income # 26 62nd
Per Capita Income # 12 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.