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|People QuickFacts||Custer County||South Dakota|
|Population, 2013 estimate||8,468||844,877|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||8,216||814,180|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||3.1%||3.8%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||4.2%||7.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||17.5%||24.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||23.8%||14.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||49.9%||49.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||93.2%||85.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.7%||1.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||3.4%||8.9%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.0%||2.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||2.9%||3.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||90.7%||83.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||88.1%||83.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||0.7%||2.6%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||3.0%||6.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||93.5%||90.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||28.3%||26.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||27.1||16.8|
|Housing units, 2013||4,732||370,291|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||77.1%||68.6%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||5.6%||18.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$167,700||$129,800|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.17||2.44|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$25,396||$25,570|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$46,984||$49,091|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||10.6%||13.8%|
|Business QuickFacts||Custer County||South Dakota|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||270||25,7732|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||1,372||336,5262|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||7.5%||3.0%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||912||61,973|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,225||76,997|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||2.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.8%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||22.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||13,051,128|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||11,400,476|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||51,478||12,266,218|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$6,529||$15,390|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||27,837||1,622,751|
|Building permits, 2012||69||4,178|
|Geography QuickFacts||Custer County||South Dakota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||1,557.00||75,811.00|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||5.3||10.7|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Rapid City, SD Metro Area|