Custer County, Oklahoma Population 2024

27,394

Custer County, Oklahoma's estimated 2024 population is 27,394 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Oklahoma is the 33rd largest county in Oklahoma. The 2010 population was 27,583 and has seen a growth of -0.69% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,164-246-0.93%
202826,410-246-0.92%
202726,656-246-0.91%
202626,902-246-0.91%
202527,148-246-0.9%
202427,394-246-0.89%
202327,640-246-0.88%
202227,886-246-0.87%
202128,132-312-1.1%
202028,444-469-1.62%
201928,913-17-0.06%
201828,93020.01%
201728,928-296-1.01%
201629,224-344-1.16%
201529,568510.17%
201429,5171990.68%
201329,3187252.54%
201228,5937932.85%
201127,8002170.79%
201027,583
199026,8979023.47%
198025,9953,33014.69%
197022,6651,6257.72%
196021,040-57-0.27%
195021,097-1,971-8.54%
194023,068-4,449-16.17%
193027,5178,78146.87%
192018,736-4,495-19.35%
191023,2314,75325.72%
190018,4786,21450.67%
189012,264-13,900-53.13%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.89% (-246)
County Website
Custer County
County Seat
2010 Population
27,583
Area
989 mi²
Density
28 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-0.69% (-189)
Founded
1891

Custer County, Oklahoma Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,80773.29%
Two or more races3,34111.77%
Other race1,4685.17%
Native American1,4144.98%
Black or African American9643.4%
Asian3541.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander430.15%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Custer County, Oklahoma Population by Race

Custer County, Oklahoma Population Pyramid 2024

Custer County, Oklahoma Median Age

32.4

Total

31.8

Male

32.9

Female

Custer County, Oklahoma Adults

There are 21,343 adults, (3,925 of whom are seniors) in Custer County, Oklahoma.

Custer County, Oklahoma Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Oklahoma Sex Ratio

Female14,54951.25%
Male13,84248.75%

Custer County, Oklahoma Population by Age

Custer County, Oklahoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,7002.564.935.1
Married5,0663.2388.711.3
Non Family4,1041.3443.856.2
Female9463.1240.459.6
Male5843.2544.955.1
showing: 5 rows

3.16

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Custer County, Oklahoma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Custer County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.11%.

Custer County, Oklahoma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,094

Average Earnings

$55,326

Average Male

$30,009

Average Female

Custer County, Oklahoma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Custer County, Oklahoma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Custer County, Oklahoma Language

86% of Custer County, Oklahoma residents speak only English, while 14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.99% of the population.

Custer County, Oklahoma Language

Custer County, Oklahoma Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,5942,93616.69%
Hispanic5,34984215.74%
Multiple3,2182668.27%
Other1,46022315.27%
Native1,33815511.58%
Asian32613441.1%
Black87510411.89%
showing: 7 rows

16.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

17.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Oklahoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Oklahoma is Asian, with 41.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Oklahoma is Multiple, with 8.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.5%.

Custer County, Oklahoma Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.82%
High School16.18%
Some College10.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
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Custer County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed54.55%
Female Unemployed33.75%
Female Employed18.8%
Male Employed13.37%
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Custer County, Oklahoma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Custer County, Oklahoma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Custer County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, Oklahoma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Custer County, Oklahoma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Custer County, Oklahoma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Custer County, Oklahoma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,300

Number of Veterans

1,236

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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Custer County, Oklahoma Veterans by War

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Custer County, Oklahoma Veterans by Age

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Custer County, Oklahoma Veterans by Race

Custer County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Oklahoma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, Oklahoma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Custer County, Oklahoma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Custer County, Oklahoma 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

67.35%

Born in Custer County, Oklahoma

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

3.1%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Custer County, Oklahoma residents were born in the United States, with 67.35% having been born in Oklahoma. 3.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Custer County, Oklahoma Place of Birth

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