Custer, South Dakota 

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Population

2,124

-18.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$38,895

Median Home Price

$184,200

Best Places to Live in Custer, South Dakota

Small city - Western South Dakota at the edge of the Black Hills. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Custer, while February and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Tourist impact
-Isolation

Local Listings in Custer
 $40,000 
930 Gordon St
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 776 SqFt
 $159,000 
937 Harney St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2078 SqFt
 $265,000 
414 Agate St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1498 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Rapid City Metro Area

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Custer
Zip Codes: 57730
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3505 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Custer is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Custer jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Custer's cost of living is 9.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Custer's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Custer, while February and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Custer county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Custer's population is 2,124 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 18.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Custer is $184,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.3%. Check out the homes in the area

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. More Education


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Housing Market in Custer

It's a good time to buy in Custer. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Custer Real Estate

The median home price in Custer is $184,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Custer   1 Reviews
Small town -- rural country living - 8/22/2007
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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NEW LISTINGS IN CUSTER
$40,000
930 Gordon St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$159,000
937 Harney St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$265,000
414 Agate St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$349,000
325 Mount Rushmore Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$875,000
11892 Katherine Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$88,000
Street Address
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$329,000
12468 Sherry Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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