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Custer County, CO


Designated Market Area: Denver, CO-NE-WY
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 5,335   ( 1,080 from 2010)
Land area: 738.6 square miles
Population density: 7.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:4,807 90.10% 22.8%
Black:500.94% 22.0%
Indian:460.86% 100.0%
Asian:310.58% 93.8%
2+ races:1011.89% 80.4%
Hispanic:3005.62% 50.0%
Total non-White:5289.90% 54.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:82 8.7
Deaths:12613.4
Net Migration: 68873.1
Net Immigration: 00.0
Change in White population:893 21.0
Change in Non-White pop.:187 4.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
4,255
3,91491.99%
410.96%
230.54%
160.38%
561.32%
2004.70%
3418.01%

2000
3,503
3,29994.18%
120.34%
371.06%
100.29%
541.54%
882.51%
2045.82%

1990
1,926
1,85396.21%
00.00%
311.61%
70.36%
n/a
351.82%
733.79%

1980
1,528
1,48897.38%
00.00%
150.98%
00.00%
n/a
251.64%
402.62%

1970
1,120
1,11999.91%
00.00%
10.09%
00.00%
n/a
00.00%
1 0.09%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
235 6.7
2316.6
47513.6
60.2
615 17.6
137 3.9
1990's
NumberRate
311 16.1
1618.4
1,57681.8
130.7
1,446 75.1
131 6.8
1980's
NumberRate
244 16.0
137 9.0
296 19.4
n/a
365 23.9
33 2.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
316 28.2
n/a
369 32.9
39 3.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Custer County, CO

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
58.1
844 15.8%
4,491 84.2%
1,449 27.2%
2,181
2.23
1,444 66.2%
1,377 95.4%
13 0.9%
737 33.8%

2010
NumberPercent
53.3
730 17.2%
3,525 82.8%
954 22.4%
1,925
2.13
1,272 66.1%
1,135 89.2%
46 3.6%
653 33.9%

2000
NumberPercent
44.7
782 22.3%
2,721 77.7%
525 15.0%
1,490
2.34
1,086 72.9%
975 89.8%
62 5.7%
404 27.1%

1990
NumberPercent
39.5
490 25.4%
1,436 74.6%
284 14.7%
772
2.49
570 73.8%
500 87.7%
24 4.2%
202 26.2%

1980
NumberPercent
32.1
444 29.1%
1,084 70.9%
210 13.7%
583
2.60
454 77.9%
415 91.4%
25 5.5%
129 22.1%

2022 Housing Data for Custer County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,189 
Median Value$327,100 
Occupied2,18152.1%
Vacant2,00847.9%
Owned1,89787.0%
Rented28413.0%
Median Rent$865 
Single-Family Units3,79690.6%
    Detached3,78190.3%
    Attached150.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units601.4%
Mobile Homes2666.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Custer County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,000462.1%
$10,000 to $14,999723.3%
$15,000 to $19,999703.2%
$20,000 to $24,9991828.3%
$25,000 to $29,9991105.0%
$30,000 to $34,999773.5%
$35,000 to $39,999361.7%
$40,000 to $44,9991285.9%
$45,000 to $49,999663.0%
$50,000 to $59,9991537.0%
$60,000 to $74,99933715.5%
$75,000 to $99,99929013.3%
$100,000 to $124,99927812.7%
$125,000 to $149,9991145.2%
$150,000 to $199,999663.0%
$200,000 or more1567.2%
Median Household Income66,250 
Per Capita Income37,232 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state80 
Compared to U.S.91 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI622.8%
Public Assistance341.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1456.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,53059.5%
Unemployed1024.0%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force1,63263.5%
Not in Labor Force94036.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 40.5%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector55048153.3%
Non-Profit1413281.5%
Self-Employed25122952.3%
Local Government1308660.2%
State Government0480.0%
Federal Government255929.8%
Total Private + Self80171053.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.29622556.8%
Total1,09793554.0%
Pct. Govt.17.1%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts42220.6%
Sales and Office Occupations36918.0%
Professional, Technical36017.6%
Service Occupations23311.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing793.9%
All others66232.4%
White Collar 56.3%
Industry
 Number%
Construction27713.5%
Public administration21510.5%
Other services1838.9%
Health care and social assistance1778.7%
Retail trade1587.7%
Manufacturing1537.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1437.0%
Educational services1336.5%
Professional, scientific, technical1175.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1085.3%
Finance and insurance964.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing874.3%
Transportation and warehousing824.0%
Information321.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation321.6%
Accommodation and food services271.3%
Wholesale trade170.8%
Utilities90.4%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Custer County, CO

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3026.18%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban50.10%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic60.12%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino220.45%
Indian110.23%
Japanese100.20%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English4,73898.6%
Spanish581.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun90.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German95919.6%
English70114.4%
Irish59712.2%
American1893.9%
Italian1693.5%
French1392.8%
Polish1382.8%
European1342.7%
Swedish1292.6%
Scottish1262.6%
Czech1222.5%
Dutch1102.3%
Scotch-Irish1022.1%
African701.4%
Norwegian641.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen4,81698.6%
Not a citizen691.4%
Native4,69596.1%
Foreign-born1903.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Custer County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
22 0.6%94 2.5%796 21.0%1,494 39.5%853 22.5%528 13.9%
  Average years of education: 14.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 22 0.6%
9-12 Years 94 2.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 796 21.0%
Some College 1,494 39.5%
Bach. Degree 853 22.5%
Grad Degree 528 13.9%
Average years of education: 14.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Custer County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 896 856 40 4.5% 5.1%
1991 1,003 953 50 5.0% 5.3%
1992 1,143 1,065 78 6.8% 6.1%
1993 1,275 1,203 72 5.6% 5.4%
1994 1,330 1,277 53 4.0% 4.2%
1995 1,549 1,486 63 4.1% 4.0%
1996 1,703 1,626 77 4.5% 4.2%
1997 1,814 1,740 74 4.1% 3.4%
1998 1,887 1,808 79 4.2% 3.6%
1999 1,818 1,773 45 2.5% 3.0%
2000 1,665 1,608 57 3.4% 2.7%
2001 1,795 1,721 74 4.1% 3.8%
2002 2,012 1,925 87 4.3% 5.7%
2003 1,970 1,868 102 5.2% 6.1%
2004 2,029 1,923 106 5.2% 5.6%
2005 2,021 1,925 96 4.8% 5.1%
2006 1,963 1,880 83 4.2% 4.2%
2007 2,011 1,932 79 3.9% 3.7%
2008 1,924 1,826 98 5.1% 4.9%
2009 2,043 1,905 138 6.8% 7.9%
2010 2,070 1,925 145 7.0% 9.2%
2011 2,012 1,879 133 6.6% 8.7%
2012 1,981 1,853 128 6.5% 8.0%
2013 1,920 1,799 121 6.3% 6.7%
2014 1,979 1,888 91 4.6% 5.0%
2015 1,988 1,921 67 3.4% 3.7%
2016 2,019 1,958 61 3.0% 3.1%
2017 2,028 1,970 58 2.9% 2.6%
2018 2,077 2,006 71 3.4% 3.0%
2019 2,062 2,002 60 2.9% 2.7%
2020 2,087 1,982 105 5.0% 7.3%
2021 2,233 2,137 96 4.3% 5.4%
2022 2,311 2,243 68 2.9% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com