Custer County, Idaho

Custer County, Idaho
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Custer County is in central Idaho. Custer County was named for the General Custer Mine. Custer County was founded in 1881 and contains 4,925 square miles of land and 11 square miles of water. The county seat is Challis.

Fast Facts about Custer County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 95.8%
Hispanic: 1.9%
Native American: 0.6%
Two or More Races: 1.7%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 61%
Government Sector: 21%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 17%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 0.85 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Custer County: 84.2
2009 Estimates:
Population: 4,240
Males: 2,167
Females: 2,073
Median Resident Age: 41.2 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $38,400
Estimated Median Home Value: $135,300
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Mining, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Health Care, Government, Utilities, Retail Services, Professional Services
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