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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Custer County is located in Oklahoma with a population of 29,169. Custer County is one of the best places to live in Oklahoma. Living in Custer County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Custer County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Custer County are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$127,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$697
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Custer County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    96.2
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    52.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    30.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    446
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,176.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    148.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Custer County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,520
National
$55,322

Custer County Reviews

1 review
Custer is a county that I have lived in all of my life. The towns in Custer are fairly small with one college town in Weatherford.
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