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Demographics

People

Total Population1,770
Male Share of the Population44.2%
Female Share of the Population55.8%
Senior Citizens24.2%
Employed Population 16+908
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married47.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.9%
Median Earnings25+$25,481
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,229
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,808

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,313
% Above Poverty Level88.1%
% Below Poverty Level11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone43.5%
Median Gross Rent$660
Median House Value$138,400

Ancestry

German35%
Norwegian18.4%
Irish16.4%
English11.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.8%
Swedish5.6%
Polish4.5%
Danishn4%
Dutch3.6%
French Except Basque2.9%
Scottish2%
Italian1.3%
Belgian1.2%
Czech0.8%
Finnish0.6%
Latvian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Bulgarian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Greek0.1%
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Custer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Custer County
Standard Zip Codes57730
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude43.76
Approximate Longitude-103.6

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)

StationCUSTER
Distance0.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 36 F
Apr Temp28 to 54 F
Jul Temp52 to 80 F
Oct Temp31 to 59 F
Annual Precip20.1 inches
StationMT RUSHMORE NATL MEM
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 50 F
Jul Temp58 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 55 F
Annual Precip21.4 inches
StationEDGEMONT 23 NNW
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp8 to 33 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp57 to 85 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip16 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buffalo Gap97$47,500
Hermosa459$45,096
Hill City1,358$66,786
Hot Springs3,570$67,344
Keystone318$47,375
Pringle140$60,625

Custer Public Libraries

Custer County Library
447 CROOK STREET SUITE 4
Custer, South Dakota
(605) 673-4803

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Custer Hospitals

Custer Regional Hospital
(Non-profit)
1039 Montgomery Street
(605) 673-2229

Custer Public Schools

Custer Elementary - 02
371 Crook St
ZIP: 57730
(605) 673-4483
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Custer High School - 01
1645 Wildcat Ln
ZIP: 57730
(605) 673-4473
High
Total Enrollment 232
Custer Jh - 05
527 Montgomery St
ZIP: 57730
(605) 673-4473
Middle
Total Enrollment 103
Star Evergreen High Sch
12279 Brady Dr
ZIP: 57730
(605) 673-2521
High
Total Enrollment 91
Star Evergreen Jr Hi
12279 Brady Dr
ZIP: 57730
(605) 673-2521
Middle
Total Enrollment 2
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