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Income/capita 37%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 26%
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IndexCusterWashingtonNational
Income per capita$18,849$32,999$29,829
Median household income$70,423$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,423$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$0$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$26,203$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level0.0%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Custer is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Custer is 27% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Custer is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Custer is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,943$70,423$140,846
      City
      $41,894$62,848$125,696
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Custer median earnings by income bracket

      Custer employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector79.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%
      Other20.5%100.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sudden Valley, WA6,818$80,63545.8%
      Geneva, WA2,630$75,20835.9%
      Blaine, WA4,988$64,06315.8%
      Nooksack, WA1,763$63,35514.5%
      Lynden, WA13,204$61,82811.8%
      Custer, WA448$70,42327.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Angoon, AK448$27,25050.7%
      Lake View, AR448$19,00065.7%
      Alta, CA448$58,4385.6%
      Yolo, CA448$75,79237.0%
      Siloam, GA448$24,79255.2%
      Custer, WA448$70,42327.3%
      Source: The Custer, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).