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The City of Custer had a population of 2,277 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Custer is located at latitude 43.7667 and longitude -103.5988 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Custer 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Custer: Camp Collins, Custer City, Stonewall.
|Total Population||2,277 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,152 (94.5%)|
|Population in Families||1,624 (71.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||125 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,498|
|Average Household Income||$60,045|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,086|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,315 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||789 (60.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||294 (22.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||233 (17.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$212,887|
|Average Home Value||$248,319|
|Housing Affordability Index3||139|
|Average Household Size||1.99|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.81%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.14%|
The table below compares Custer to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 41||90th|
|Population Density||# 109||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 262||34th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 158||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 249||37th|
|Diversity Index||# 140||64th|
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