Custer is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,932 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.
Custer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Custer is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Custer who work in office and administrative support (14.92%), sales jobs (11.44%), and food service (10.98%).
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 17.35 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Custer doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Custer are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.93% of adults in Custer having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Custer in 2010 was $29,616, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,464 for a family of four. However, Custer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Custer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.