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People

Total Population 281
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 13.9%
Employed Population 16+ 108
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 59.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.5%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $76,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
US/American 0%
English 14.2%
Irish 12.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LUDINGTON 4 SE
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
Station BALDWIN
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
Station HESPERIA 4 WNW
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fountain 146 $43,750
Free Soil 143 $42,000
Ludington 8,055 $44,448
Pentwater 881 $47,321
Scottville 1,283 $37,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Custer High Schools

MASON COUNTY EASTERN JUNIOR HIGH/HIGH SCHOOL
18 S. MAIN STREET
231-757-3734
Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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