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Custer County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 4,902 (all rural); it was 3,503 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 915
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 647
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,168
Renter-occupied apartments: 363 (it was 312 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 739 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Custer County: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (33.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (13.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Custer County, CO (2019)
    • 4,141118.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 45713.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1414.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 962.7%Two or more races
    • 461.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

60.4 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 2,512  (51.3%)
Females: 2,390  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Custer County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,641 ($34,731 in 1999)
This county:

$56,641
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $519 (lower quartile is $462, upper quartile is $723)
This county:

$519
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $324,025 (it was $157,600 in 2000)
Custer:

$324,025
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $229,086 - $526,118
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,503
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $385

Institutionalized population: 150

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 2

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 7
Custer County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 218 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1998: 137 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2000: 130 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2001: 103 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2002: 151 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2003: 123 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2005: 104 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2007: 73 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2012: 54 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $225,600
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $251,700
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2016: 57 buildings, average cost: $269,400
  • 2017: 74 buildings, average cost: $247,400
  • 2018: 77 buildings, average cost: $277,900
  • 2019: 88 buildings, average cost: $275,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Custer, CO residents
Average permit cost in Custer, CO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,237 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,139 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Custer, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Custer, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Custer, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.5%
Custer County:

11.5%
Colorado:

9.3%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 60.4 years old
(Males: 60.4 years old, Females: 60.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 60.3 years old, Black residents: 13.2 years old, Asian residents: 75.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 44.1 years old, Other race residents: 68.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Custer County is $507 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $668 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $935 a month.

Cities in this county include: Silver Cliff, Westcliffe.

Custer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Creek: Bear Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Dorchester County, Maryland , Fayette County, West Virginia , Haskell County, Kansas , Otero County , Iron County, Missouri , Ohio County, Kentucky , Wichita County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Custer, CO
County total employment by year in Custer, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Custer, CO

Current college students: 63
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 149 (97.0% naturalized citizens)

Custer County:

3.0%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 502000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 46Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.8%

Custer County marital status for males Custer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,090
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 31
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 39
  • Mobile homes: 269
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 29

Housing units in Custer County with a mortgage: 880 (26 second mortgage, 65 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,160

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Custer County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7036
Catholic5431
Mainline Protestant2642
Other1192
None2,626-
Custer County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Custer County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Custer County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Custer County:

6.7%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

16.8%
State:

18.4%

Agriculture in Custer County:

Average size of farms: 771 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,347
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $73.83
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,952
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $46,193
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.17
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.16%

Earthquake activity:

Custer County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 786% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 521.5 miles away from Custer County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Custer County center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Duckett Fire, Incident Period: June 15, 2011 to June 24, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 16, 2011, FEMA Id: 2923, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Snow, Incident Period: December 18, 2006 to December 22, 2006, Emergency Declared EM-3270: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 3270, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Mason Fire, Incident Period: July 08, 2005 to July 17, 2005, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 2566, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Cuerna Verde Fire, Incident Period: April 30, 2002 to May 05, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 2401, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: April 29, 1999 to May 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1276: May 17, 1999, FEMA Id: 1276, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Custer County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Custer

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 843 (65.7%)
  • Carpooled: 14 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 111 (8.6%)
  • Worked at home: 326 (25.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ethiopia (38%)
  • Philippines (28%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Ireland (1%)
  • Zimbabwe (1%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Custer County


  • German (18%)
  • American (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • African (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Custer County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 2 people in other group homes
150 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,956.

12.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($69,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.84%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.71% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($41,685 average AGI)
6.13% relocated from other states ($28,225 average AGI)
Custer County:

6.13%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fremont County, CO  1.33% ($52,000 average AGI)
from El Paso County, CO  1.16% ($84,900)


6.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.77% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($36,132 average AGI)
1.80% relocated to other states ($19,321 average AGI)
Custer County:

1.80%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fremont County, CO  1.36% ($37,318 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Births per 1000 population in Custer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Custer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Custer County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Custer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Custer County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Custer County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Custer County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Custer County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Custer County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 854 (749 aged, 105 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 175 (25%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,902
  • Male householders: 1,513 (420 living alone), Female householders: 794 (234 living alone)
  • 1,499 spouses (1,499 opposite-sex spouses), 40 unmarried partners, (40 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 810 children (612 natural, 187 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 36 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 83 parents, 28 foster children, 28 other relatives, 75 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 7

Size of family households: 1,253 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 50 5-persons, 100 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 650 1-person, 69 2-persons, 15 4-persons.

525 married couples with children.
103 single-parent households (5 men, 98 women).

96.0% of residents of Custer speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English well, 36% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $24,074,000 ($6,268 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,103,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,614,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $2,383,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $24,000
Federal grants: $2,959,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,103,000 ($2,887,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $991,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $51,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,344,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 148
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 113
Here:

29 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +341
Here:

+88 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Custer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.12 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Year house built in Custer County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Custer County, Colorado
  • 1362014 or later
  • 1072010 to 2013
  • 9122000 to 2009
  • 1,1861990 to 1999
  • 9481980 to 1989
  • 2791970 to 1979
  • 3931960 to 1969
  • 681950 to 1959
  • 201940 to 1949
  • 4181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Custer County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Custer County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Custer County, Colorado
  • 171 room
  • 942 rooms
  • 963 rooms
  • 2164 rooms
  • 3635 rooms
  • 3466 rooms
  • 2087 rooms
  • 3068 rooms
  • 3929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Custer County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Custer County, Colorado
  • 201 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 754 rooms
  • 985 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Custer County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Custer County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Custer County, Colorado
  • 17no bedroom
  • 2241 bedroom
  • 5532 bedrooms
  • 8653 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 595+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Custer County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Custer County, Colorado
  • 20no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 1472 bedrooms
  • 283 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Custer County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Custer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Custer County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 30no vehicle
  • 3811 vehicle
  • 8332 vehicles
  • 3473 vehicles
  • 1534 vehicles
  • 2995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Custer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Custer County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 20no vehicle
  • 1621 vehicle
  • 942 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.0% of Custer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Colorado.

Custer County:

91.0%
State average:

82.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,780
  • Other state: 2,893
  • Northeast: 264
  • Midwest: 1,168
  • South: 835
  • West: 622
Year householders moved into unit in Custer County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Custer County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.8%Wood
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 2.9%Solar energy
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 23.2%Wood
  • 20.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.1%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 80
Here:

17.5%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 159
Here:

67.1%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Custer County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $497,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $200,000
    Air Transportation: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Police Protection: $871,000
    General - Other: $713,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $180,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $411,000
    Other: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $28,000
    Highways: $25,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $590,000
    Regular Highways: $304,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,319,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,150,000
    Public Welfare: $394,000
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Other: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $823,000
    Other: $281,000
    Public Utility License: $129,000
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,250,000

Custer County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $497,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $200,000
    Air Transportation: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Police Protection: $871,000
    General - Other: $713,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $180,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $411,000
    Other: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $28,000
    Highways: $25,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $590,000
    Regular Highways: $304,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,319,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,150,000
    Public Welfare: $394,000
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Other: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $823,000
    Other: $281,000
    Public Utility License: $129,000
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,250,000

Custer County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $497,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $200,000
    Air Transportation: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Police Protection: $871,000
    General - Other: $713,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $180,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $411,000
    Other: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $28,000
    Highways: $25,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $590,000
    Regular Highways: $304,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,319,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,150,000
    Public Welfare: $394,000
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Other: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $823,000
    Other: $281,000
    Public Utility License: $129,000
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,250,000

Custer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $497,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $200,000
    Air Transportation: $37,000
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,565,000
    Central Staff Services: $974,000
    Police Protection: $871,000
    General - Other: $713,000
    Financial Administration: $530,000
    Solid Waste Management: $275,000
    Correctional Institutions: $274,000
    General Public Buildings: $180,000
    Health - Other: $175,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $58,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $411,000
    Other: $123,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $28,000
    Highways: $25,000
    Other: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $452,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $696,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $590,000
    Regular Highways: $304,000
    Police Protection: $64,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000
    Air Transportation: $12,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,319,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,150,000
    Public Welfare: $394,000
    Housing and Community Development: $310,000
    Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Other: $64,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,077,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $823,000
    Other: $281,000
    Public Utility License: $129,000
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,250,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 41
  • Number of aged recipients: 5
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 36
  • Number of recipients under 18: 4
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 30
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 7
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 21
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 13
Most common first names in Custer County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1383.1 years
Robert1375.0 years
William1277.2 years
John1274.6 years
George1180.1 years
Margaret979.0 years
James775.1 years
Helen591.4 years
Marie577.0 years
Alice586.2 years
Most common last names in Custer County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller673.4 years
Lange676.8 years
Hanssen582.4 years
Vickerman581.2 years
Hartbauer480.3 years
Camper484.2 years
Hobby476.5 years
Anderson476.2 years
Kastendieck486.0 years
Jones473.0 years
Businesses in Custer County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1

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