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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C
  6. Jobs
    grade A
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Custer County is located in Nebraska with a population of 10,826. In Custer County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Custer County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Custer County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$108,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$666
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Custer County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    197.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    28.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    225.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,295.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    169
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

Working in Custer County

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$52,184
National
$62,843

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