Custer County CO Information


Custer County Subdivisions

Custer County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,659
Population in Households 4,509
Population in Familes 3,644
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 2,120
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,397
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,686 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 434 ( 10.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,225 (51.2%)
Median Home Value $244,974
Average Home Value $301,171


Median Household Income $47,283
Average Household Income $63,630
Per Capita Income $29,441
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 1.43%
Households 1.56% 1.5%
Families 1.51% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Custer County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Custer County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 52 20th
Population Density1 # 42 36th
Diversity Index2 # 60 8th
Median Household Income # 34 48th
Per Capita Income # 25 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.