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Custer is a city in Custer County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Gen. George Armstrong Custer
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Custer. For links to other places called Custer, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Custer is 43.766N. The longitude is -103.598W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,315 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,860.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Custer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Custer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57730 ZIP code.
34% of Custer residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Custer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Custer was $17,216, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Custer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Custer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $772.
Libraries in Custer include Custer County Library ... View libraries
Custer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Custer political report.
The average commute time for Custer workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Custer, SDPros: a good place to get out of the humidity
Cons: not very progressive
This is a good place to watch the sun come upBlog about Custer
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