Custer, Minnesota Population 2024

177

Custer is a city located in Lyon County and Murray County Minnesota. Custer has a 2024 population of 177. Custer is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 176 in 2020.

The average household income in Custer is $112,146 with a poverty rate of 9.82%. The median age in Custer is 61.3 years: 63.3 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.

Custer Demographics

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

  • White: 98.16%
  • Two or more races: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.57% (1)
The current population of Custer, Minnesota is 177 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 176.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16098.16%
Two or more races31.84%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Custer Population by Race

Custer Population Pyramid 2024

Custer Median Age

61.3

Total

63.3

Male

55.5

Female

Custer Adults

There are 138 adults, (64 of whom are seniors) in Custer.

Custer Age Dependency

120.3

Age Dependency Ratio

86.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer Sex Ratio

Female6439.26%
Male9960.74%

Custer Population by Age

Custer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All792.0694.95.1
Married412.611000
Non Family331.1587.912.1
Female33.331000
Male241000

2.72

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

94.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Custer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade32.4%
Associates Degree129.6%
Bachelors Degree108%
Graduate Degree108%
High School Graduate6955.2%
Less Than 9th Grade75.6%
Some College1411.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Custer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Custer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12211218
2+ Races332

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 66.67%.

Custer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$38,750$0$0
Graduate Degree$167,500$0$0
High School Graduate$19,000$0$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$25,750$24,688$26,000
Some College$70,000$98,750$48,750

$25,750

Average Earnings

$24,688

Average Male

$26,000

Average Female

Custer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Custer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Custer Language

100% of Custer residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Custer Language

Custer Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1601610%

9.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.11%

Male Poverty Rate

7.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer is White, with 10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer is White, with 10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.38%.

Custer Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10%
Some College7.69%
High School7.25%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Custer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.65%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed6.06%
Female Unemployed0%

Custer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Custer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,250$159,335
Households$64,583$112,146
Married Families$113,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,583$46,367

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Custer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

70.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Custer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Custer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Custer Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+5
55 to 643
65 to 741
18 to 340
35 to 540

Custer Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White96.67%

Custer Veterans by Race

Custer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Custer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Custer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Custer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.41%

Born in Custer

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Custer residents were born in the United States, with 91.41% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Custer Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917700%
202817700%
202717700%
202617700%
202517700%
202417700%
202317700%
202217700%
202117710.57%
2020176-26-12.87%
2019202-2-0.98%
2018204-2-0.97%
201720600%
201620641.98%
2015202-1-0.49%
201420310.5%
2013202-2-0.98%
201220410.49%
201120300%
201020300%

Custer Population by Year