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Pros

-Cost of living
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains

Cons

-Harsh climate
-Tourist impact
-Isolation


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Rapid City is a gateway to the Black Hills of southwest South Dakota. Originally a center for the mining and timber industries, the today the city is more reliant on light industry, tourism and the large Ellsworth Air Force Base nearby. That base narrowly escaped closure recently, but the prospect of future closure hangs over the area’s employment picture. The downtown core is a Western classic, with a broad main street featuring a mix of traditional small town commercial establishments and others oriented towards tourists.


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Custer is 3.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Custer jobs have Increased by 0.18 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Custer's cost of living is 0.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Custer's population is 1,952 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.12 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Custer is $162,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 30.25%.
    SCHOOLS
    Custer public schools spend $10,002 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Custer.

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  8/22/2007
Small town -- rural country living

We retired and moved to the country so I could live my dream of breeding horses. Country living takes a period of adjustment, but I love country living, and it would be... (Read More)

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