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Custer County, South Dakota Facts

Facts
State South Dakota
Land area 1,557 square miles
Population Density 5.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,468
Population change 3.1%
Under 5 years of age 4.2%
Under 18 17.5%
65 and over 23.8%
Females 49.9%
White 93.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.9
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 0.7%
Native American 3.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 94%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 27.7%
Veterans 1,183
Households and Housing
Households 3,731
Persons per household 2.1
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $50,074
The per capita income $28,356
Live below the poverty line. 10.3%
housing units 4,732
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $192,000
Residents owning their homes. 80%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,225
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $51,478
Retail sales per capita $6,529
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0