Custer demographics profile

StatisticCusterSouth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)7721191
Median age53.536.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%44%43%
Speak English99%94%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Custer, SD has a population of 1,770 and is the 11,744th largest city in the United States. The population density is 772 per sq mi which is 7043% higher than the South Dakota average and 752% higher than the national average. The median age in Custer is 54 which is approximately 45% higher than the South Dakota average of 37. In Custer, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 55% of Custer residents were born in South Dakota, 45% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Custer is 7043% higher than South Dakota.
  • The median age in Custer is 45% higher than South Dakota.
  • In Custer 96.72% of the population is White.
  • In Custer 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Custer 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Custer population breakdown by race

RaceCusterSouth DakotaNational
Black or African American0.00%1.65%12.63%
American Indian2.88%8.72%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.40%2.61%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
In Custer, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Custer, SD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).