Custer, Michigan Population 2020

288

Custer is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 288, it is the 493rd largest city in Michigan and the 15478th largest city in the United States. Custer is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 284 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Custer has a population density of 271 people per square mile.

The average household income in Custer is $40,472 with a poverty rate of 18.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $694 per month, and the median house value is $85,800. The median age in Custer is 34.6 years, 43.5 years for males, and 29.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 75.6 males.

Custer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Custer was:

  • White: 95.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Black or African American: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Custer, Michigan is 288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 286.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 284.

Custer, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26895.37%
Two or More Races82.85%
Black or African American41.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.36%

Custer Population Pyramid 2020

Custer Median Age

34.6


Total

43.5


Male

29.2


Female

Custer Adults

There are 201 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in Custer.

Custer Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer Sex Ratio

Female

160

56.94%

Male

121

43.06%

Custer Households and Families

Custer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Custer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married83.3%16.7%
All78.9%21.1%
Non Family75.6%24.4%
Male54.5%45.5%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1092.5378.9
Married483.4483.3
Non Family411.2975.6
Male113.3654.5
Female92.33100

3.16

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52.79%
9th to 12th Grade73.91%
High School Graduate7441.34%
Some College5229.05%
Associates Degree179.50%
Bachelors Degree179.50%
Graduate Degree73.91%

Custer Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17316124
Hispanic44
Multiple Races33
Native American11

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 white people with a rate of 13.87%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,000$33,125$18,594
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$19,688$$19,063
Some College$27,292$35,417$16,667
Bachelors Degree$50,250$$51,250
Graduate Degree$36,875$$

$25,000

Average Earnings

$33,125

Average Male

$18,594

Average Female

Custer Language

Custer Language by Age

Custer Language

99.24% of Custer residents speak only English, while 0.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Custer Poverty

Custer Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2604718.08%
Black44100.00%
Multiple8112.50%

18.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.80%

Male Poverty Rate

19.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer is Multiple, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.00%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.00%
High School20.55%
Bachelors or Greater18.18%
Some College11.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed13.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed15.38%

Custer Income

Custer Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,313$40,472
Families$44,583$48,378
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$17,917$24,766

Custer Marital Status

Custer Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer Married by Age and Sex

Custer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Custer Marital Status by Race

Custer Veterans

19

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
Korea2
Vietnam2
First Gulf War2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
65 to 745
35 to 545
75+3
55 to 64

$Custer Veterans by Education

11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Custer Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

93.59%

Born in Michigan

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Custer residents were born in the United States, with 93.59% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028810.35%
201928710.35%
201828610.35%
201728510.35%
20162840.00%
20152840.00%
201428420.71%
2013282-2-0.70%
201228420.71%
2011282-1-0.35%
20102830.00%