Custer County, Colorado Population 2018

Custer County, Colorado's estimated population is 4,874 with a growth rate of 11.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Colorado is the 52nd largest county in Colorado.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,87449911.41%
20164,375-226-4.91%
20164,6011623.65%
20154,439942.16%
20144,345801.88%
20134,265431.02%
20124,222-6-0.14%
20114,228-55-1.28%
20104,2832,357122.38%
19901,92639826.05%
19801,52840836.43%
19701,120-185-14.18%
19601,305-268-17.04%
19501,573-697-30.70%
19402,2701466.87%
19302,124-48-2.21%
19202,17222511.56%
19101,947-990-33.71%
19002,937-33-1.11%
18902,970-5,110-63.24%
18808,0800.00%

Custer County, Colorado Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,069
Black or African American136
Two or More Races77
Some Other Race51
American Indian and Alaska Native41
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Custer County, Colorado Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Custer County, Colorado Median Age

56.8


Total

59.2


Male

55.3


Female

Custer County, Colorado Adults

There are 3,570 adults, (1,264 of which are seniors) in Custer County, Colorado.

Custer County, Colorado Age Dependency

89.8

Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Colorado Sex Ratio

Female

2,229

50.95%

Male

2,146

49.05%

Custer County, Colorado Households and Families

Custer County, Colorado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Custer County, Colorado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Female26.8%73.2%
Male26.1%73.9%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, Colorado Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9502.2480.5
Married1,2282.6191.4
Non Family5711.1871.3
Female823.1326.8
Male693.2826.1

2.65

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer County, Colorado Households

Custer County, Colorado Education

Custer County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade541.61%
9th to 12th Grade2246.69%
High School Graduate73121.82%
Some College1,05331.43%
Associates Degree3039.04%
Bachelors Degree63118.84%
Graduate Degree35410.57%

Custer County, Colorado Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0752,864931
Hispanic1369125
Multiple Races585829
Native American4141
Black4018
Other Race38383

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Custer County, Colorado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,123$27,170$15,045
Less Than High School$19,773$21,250$7,727
High School Grad$23,681$24,663$11,477
Some College$23,125$30,563$14,904
Bachelors Degree$$$14,722
Graduate Degree$64,667$70,000$55,000

$24,123

Average Earnings

$27,170

Average Male

$15,045

Average Female

Custer County, Colorado Language

Custer County, Colorado Language by Age

Custer County, Colorado Language

91.78% of Custer County, Colorado residents speak only English, while 8.22% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.02% of the population.

Custer County, Colorado Poverty

Custer County, Colorado Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,86866617.22%
Black1365439.71%
Hispanic1892814.81%
Multiple722737.50%
Other50714.00%

17.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.62%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Colorado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Colorado is Black, with 39.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Colorado is Other, with 14.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.49%.

Custer County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.42%
Bachelors or Greater16.65%
Some College13.21%
High School9.10%

Custer County, Colorado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.38%
Female Unemployed29.23%
Male Employed16.30%
Female Employed8.37%

Custer County, Colorado Income

Custer County, Colorado Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,605$49,587
Families$51,295$57,756
Married Families$55,238$
Non Families$20,323$29,410

Custer County, Colorado Marital Status

Custer County, Colorado Marital Status

Marriage Rates

68.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

72.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, Colorado Married by Age and Sex

Custer County, Colorado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Custer County, Colorado Marital Status by Race

Custer County, Colorado Veterans

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by War

719

Number of Veterans

710

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam425
Korea58
First Gulf War46
World War II30
Second Gulf War17

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64268
65 to 74224
75+173
35 to 5454
18 to 34

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White68520.42%
Hispanic3322.60%
Other2051.28%
2 or More1420.00%

Custer County, Colorado Veterans by Education

18.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Colorado Employment Status

Custer County, Colorado Employment by Age

40.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, Colorado Employment by Race

Custer County, Colorado Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Custer County, Colorado

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Silver Cliff584607233.94%
Westcliffe570591213.68%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990