Custer, Michigan

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Custer, Michigan

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Custer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles NW of Grand Rapids, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Mason
Standard Zip Codes 49405
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.951
Longitude -86.219

Custer Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 53 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
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Custer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 318 100%
Male 159 50%
Female 159 50%
Under 18 92 28.9%
18+ 226 71.1%
65+ 51 16%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.04
White 289 90.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 2.2%
Other 11 3.5%
Mixed Race 10 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 3.5%

Estimated Custer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 322
Growth 4
Growth % 1.3%

Custer Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.1%
Irish 11.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 8.8%
Dutch 8.3%
Polish 7.4%
English 6.9%
Swedish 5.9%
Lithuanian 5.9%
Italian 4.9%
Finnish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2%
French Canadian 1.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
Scottish 1%
Slovak 1%
Danish 1%
Hungarian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Custer 318 $35,625
Fountain 175 $50,938
Free Soil 177 $36,000
Ludington 8,357 $36,333
Pentwater 958 $45,909
Scottville 1,266 $36,875
Walkerville 254 $31,429
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Custer High Schools (2004)

Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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