Custer County, South Dakota Population 2019

Custer County, South Dakota's estimated population is 8,691 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, South Dakota is the 21st largest county in South Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,691750.87%
20168,6161661.96%
20158,450180.21%
20148,432270.32%
20138,405891.07%
20128,316-31-0.37%
20118,347710.86%
20108,2762,09733.94%
19906,1791792.98%
19806,0001,30227.71%
19704,698-208-4.24%
19604,906-611-11.07%
19505,517-506-8.40%
19406,02367012.52%
19305,3531,44637.01%
19203,907-551-12.36%
19104,4581,73063.42%
19002,728-2,163-44.22%
18904,8913,896391.56%
18809950.00%

Custer County, South Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,933
American Indian and Alaska Native321
Two or More Races186
Asian35
Some Other Race27
Black or African American17

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Custer County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Custer County, South Dakota Median Age

53.8


Total

53


Male

54.4


Female

Custer County, South Dakota Adults

There are 7,104 adults, (2,291 of whom are seniors) in Custer County, South Dakota.

Custer County, South Dakota Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

47.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

4,244

49.82%

Male

4,275

50.18%

Custer County, South Dakota Households and Families

Custer County, South Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Custer County, South Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All82.8%17.2%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female60.8%39.2%
Male57.5%42.5%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, South Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9012.0782.8
Married2,4282.4292.2
Non Family1,1431.2169.5
Female2502.5460.8
Male802.2657.5

2.42

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer County, South Dakota Households

Custer County, South Dakota Education

Custer County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1412.09%
9th to 12th Grade2764.10%
High School Graduate2,12531.53%
Some College1,56823.27%
Associates Degree97614.48%
Bachelors Degree1,25418.61%
Graduate Degree3995.92%

Custer County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2655,9101,559
Native American18817714
Hispanic1449314
Multiple Races13013066
Asian3030
Other Race1610

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.77%.

Custer County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,554$40,072$27,446
Less Than High School$$45,750$11,597
High School Grad$24,079$41,364$17,250
Some College$30,973$31,817$30,503
Bachelors Degree$39,583$52,228$29,597
Graduate Degree$51,250$69,129$40,583

$31,554

Average Earnings

$40,072

Average Male

$27,446

Average Female

Custer County, South Dakota Language

Custer County, South Dakota Language by Age

Custer County, South Dakota Language

95.26% of Custer County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Custer County, South Dakota Poverty

Custer County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,52276810.21%
Hispanic25516966.27%
Native2108942.38%
Multiple1795530.73%

13.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.14%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, South Dakota is Hispanic, with 66.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, South Dakota is White, with 10.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.81%.

Custer County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.62%
High School14.19%
Some College11.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%

Custer County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed68.66%
Male Unemployed47.00%
Female Employed8.77%
Male Employed5.64%

Custer County, South Dakota Income

Custer County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,449$68,109
Families$67,100$80,338
Married Families$71,735$
Non Families$31,588$38,555

Custer County, South Dakota Marital Status

Custer County, South Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

67.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Custer County, South Dakota Marriage

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

Custer County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Custer County, South Dakota Veterans

Custer County, South Dakota Veterans by War

993

Number of Veterans

876

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam420
First Gulf War268
Korea119
Second Gulf War108
World War II33

Custer County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74328
75+241
35 to 54238
55 to 64176
18 to 3410

Custer County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White95714.23%
Indian2010.64%
Hispanic1912.50%
2 or More128.89%
Asian412.12%

Custer County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, South Dakota Employment Status

Custer County, South Dakota Employment by Age

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, South Dakota Employment by Race

Custer County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Custer County, South Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Custer19991956-43-2.15%
Hermosa400392-8-2.00%
Buffalo Gap126136107.94%
Pringle112109-3-2.68%
Fairburn859167.06%
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