The City of Custer had a population of 2,208 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Custer is located at latitude 43.7663 and longitude -103.6012 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Custer (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,315 feet.
The City of Custer (GNIS ID: 1267345) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Custer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Custer: Camp Collins, Custer City, Stonewall.
|Population in Households||2,082|
|Population in Familes||1,589|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||126|
|Average Household Size||2.0|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,268 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||688 (54.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||353 (27.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||227 (17.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$189,904|
|Average Home Value||$244,513|
|Median Household Income||$43,582|
|Average Household Income||$54,210|
|Per Capita Income||$26,346|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.91%|
|Per Capita Income||1.8%|
The table below compares Custer to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 40||90th|
|Population Density1||# 109||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 139||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 258||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 215||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.