Custer County, SD has a population of 8,447 people with a median age of 53.2 and a median household income of $52,891. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Custer County, SD grew from 8,394 to 8,447, a 0.63% increase and its median household income grew from $52,218 to $52,891, a 1.29% increase.
The population of Custer County, SD is 90.8% White, 4% Native, and 3% Hispanic. 4.89% of the people in Custer County, SD speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Custer County, SD are Black Hills State University, with 649 graduates, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, with 423 graduates, and Western Dakota Technical Institute, with 310 graduates.
The median property value in Custer County, SD is $202,000, and the homeownership rate is 82.7%. Most people in Custer County, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Custer County, SD is 2 cars per household.
Custer County, SD is the 21st most populated county in South Dakota and borders Fall River County, SD; Pennington County, SD; Shannon County, SD; Niobrara County, WY; and Weston County, WY.