The City of Custer had a population of 2,182 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Custer: Camp Collins, Custer City, Stonewall.
|Population in Households||2,056|
|Population in Familes||1,563|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||126|
|Average Household Size||2.02|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,244 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||678 (54.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||339 (27.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||227 (18.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$195,455|
|Average Home Value||$246,128|
|Median Household Income||$46,473|
|Average Household Income||$57,213|
|Per Capita Income||$27,497|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.9%|
|Per Capita Income||3.82%|
The table below compares Custer to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 39||90th|
|Population Density1||# 111||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 130||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 248||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 212||46th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.