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The City of Custer had a population of 2,336 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||2,336 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,211 (94.6%)|
|Population in Families||1,676 (71.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||125 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,670|
|Average Household Income||$65,890|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,927|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,365 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||855 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||256 (18.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||254 (18.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$201,937|
|Average Home Value||$226,637|
|Housing Affordability Index3||156|
|Average Household Size||1.99|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.44%|
|Per Capita Income||2.15%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.98%|
The table below compares Custer to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 106||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 264||33rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 180||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 211||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 124||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.