Custer is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,956 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Custer is the 36th largest community in South Dakota.
Custer real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Custer house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Custer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Custer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Custer is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Custer who work in office and administrative support (16.00%), sales jobs (12.64%), and teaching (8.77%).
Custer’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Custer has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Custer a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.48 minutes getting to work every day.
Custer is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Custer citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.24% of adults in Custer have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Custer in 2010 was $25,423, which is upper middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,692 for a family of four.
The people who call Custer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Custer residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Custer include Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Custer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and German.