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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Custer County is 4,284, which is 1.34% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 23.61% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Custer County population density is 0.87 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 19.14 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Custer County is white, which represent 97.74% of the total population. The average Custer County education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 4,284. #38

Population Growth Since 2000, #37

Custer County

Population Density, #43

Custer County
0.87 per square mile
19.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:4,187 (97.74%, #3)
Black:0 (0.00%, #39)
Hispanic:108 (2.52%, #43)
Asian:2 (0.05%, #39)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):24 (0.56%, #30)
One Race, Other:13 (0.30%, see rank)
Two or More Races:58 (1.35%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

3,726 (86.97%) out of the total population of 4,284 reported first ancestry.

 Custer County% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech70.16%, see rank0.42%0.47%
Danish1443.36%, see rank2.07%0.42%
Dutch661.54%, see rank2.05%1.40%
English93421.80%, see rank15.96%8.02%
French2686.26%, see rank3.11%3.34%
German63914.92%, see rank18.13%15.03%
Greek30.07%, see rank0.25%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish43510.15%, see rank9.45%10.80%
Italian541.26%, see rank3.14%5.52%
Norwegian2044.76%, see rank3.17%1.42%
Polish110.26%, see rank1.26%3.01%
Portuguese451.05%, see rank0.41%0.44%
Russian290.68%, see rank0.52%0.92%
Scotch-Irish661.54%, see rank1.08%0.99%
Scottish1373.20%, see rank3.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.19%0.95%
Swedish1012.36%, see rank2.78%1.27%
Swiss180.42%, see rank0.73%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American3377.87%, see rank9.60%7.12%
Welsh661.54%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,227 (51.98%, see rank)
Females: 2,057 (48.02%, see rank)

Custer County
Male: 51.98%
Female: 48.02%
Male: 50.12%
Female: 49.88%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Custer County
49.40 years old
35.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Custer County
49.10 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Custer County
50.20 years old
36.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Custer County% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Under 5 years2034.74%, see rank7.27%6.36%
5 to 9 years2425.65%, see rank7.53%6.51%
10 to 14 years2646.16%, see rank7.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years2225.18%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years1162.71%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years3889.06%, see rank13.25%13.47%
35 to 44 years51111.93%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years57313.38%, see rank12.71%14.09%
55 to 64 years90521.13%, see rank11.98%12.29%
65 to 74 years53012.37%, see rank7.76%7.64%
75 to 84 2626.12%, see rank3.98%4.25%
85 years and over681.59%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Custer CountyIdahoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population3,237, 100%1,015,487209,056,129
Less Than High School326, 10.07%, see rank10.86%13.67%
High School Graduate1,104, 34.11%, see rank27.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree959, 29.63%, see rank35.99%29.09%
Bachelor Degree582, 17.98%, see rank17.40%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree266, 8.22%, see rank8.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.48, see rank13.5413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Custer County IdahoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten93100.00%0.00%69.82%30.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)40290.55%, see rank9.45%, see rank93.21%6.79%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)17389.60%, see rank10.40%, see rank93.75%6.25%90.60%9.40%
College7170.42%, see rank29.58%, see rank77.09%22.91%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9585.26%, see rank14.74%, see rank75.49%24.51%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Custer CountyIdahoU.S.
Total Households1,783, 100%585,259116,211,092
Average Household Size2.34, see rank2.682.63
1 Person Households520, 29.16%, see rank24.37%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,263, 70.84%, see rank75.63%72.43%
Family Households (Families)1,184, 66.40%, see rank69.49%66.22%
Average Family Size2.91, see rank3.293.32
Married-Couple Family1,057, 59.28%, see rank55.52%48.42%
Nonfamily Households599, 33.60%, see rank30.51%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Custer County%IdahoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total3,575see rank1,240,567252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,840100%, see rank617,796123,281,364
Never Married37820.54%, see rank29.08%35.77%
Married1,18464.35%, see rank57.45%52.04%
Widowed442.39%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced23412.72%, see rank11.02%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,735100%, see rank622,771129,692,771
Never Married21412.33%, see rank22.66%29.48%
Married1,14565.99%, see rank56.33%49.19%
Widowed19811.41%, see rank7.85%9.16%
Divorced17810.26%, see rank13.16%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Custer County%IdahoU.S.
Native4,19297.85%, see rank94.02%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence2,11949.46%, see rank47.13%58.73%
Born in Different State2,06448.18%, see rank45.96%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
90.21%, see rank0.93%1.42%
Foreign Born922.15%, see rank5.98%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship631.47%, see rank2.14%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship290.68%, see rank3.84%7.09%
Born In Europe611.42%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia20.05%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.16%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America70.16%, see rank3.63%6.83%
Born In Northern America220.51%, see rank0.32%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Custer County%IdahoU.S.
English1,69595.06%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish643.59%, see rank7.89%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages241.35%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.07%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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